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Emerging Leader Abie Award In USA – 2019/2020

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Application for the Welcome Scholarship For International Student in Australia – 2019/2020 Entry is now open at the Anita Borg Institute for women and Technology in USA.

Emerging Leader Abie Award In USA - 2019/2020

The Anita Borg Institute for women and Technology is inviting high-potential applicants for its Emerging Leader Abie Award for the academic year 2020-21.Recipients of the Emerging Leader Abie Award are honored by the technical women’s community at Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) and invited to give a presentation on their work and accomplishments at the Celebration,winners receive an all-expense-paid trip to GHC and the award includes a cash prize of $10,000.

The award will be presented each year to a junior tenure-track (non-tenured) faculty member (under the age of 40) at an academic or research institution, who is pursuing high-quality research in any field of engineering or physical sciences, while demonstrating a significant leadership capability and contributing significantly to promote diversity in his/her environment.

The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

EMERGING LEADER ABIE AWARD ELIGIBILITY

Scholars are selected on the following criteria:

  • This award is open to junior, non-tenured faculty members under 40 years old.
  • Pursuing high-quality research in any field of engineering or physical sciences.
  • Demonstrating a significant leadership capability.
  • Contributing significantly to promote diversity in their environment.

EMERGING LEADER ABIE AWARD APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Application must include:

  • Two letters of reference from professional contacts of the nominee
    • Endorsers should be chosen to represent a range of perspectives and institutions, and provide additional insights or evidence of the candidate’s impact. Each letter should focus on the accomplishments which that endorser can attest to and place in context.
  • The nominee’s biography (maximum of 500 words)
  • A two to three-page statement of merit from the nominator
    • Nominators are preferably recognized members of the community who are not from the same organization as the candidate and who can address the candidate’s contributions outside their organization.
  • The nominee’s CV or resume
  • Landscape orientation high-resolution photograph of the nominee (minimum of 5MB JPG)
  • Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before January 8, 2020 will be considered.

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