We will provide 40 opportunity scholarships to individuals around the world who are members of a group underrepresented at posit::conf. These groups include people of color, those with disabilities, elders/older adults, LGBTQ folks, and women/minority genders. Because we know there is so much uncertainty around travel, especially for people outside the United States, opportunity scholars can choose to participate virtually or in person, and we’ll do our best to help all opportunity scholars.
Opportunity scholarships will include:
- conference registration
- a workshop (either virtual or in person)
- practical support, if needed, to enable participation in the virtual conference (such as an accessibility aid, a resource for internet access, or childcare)
- generous travel support for in-person participants
- and, of course, swag!
Opportunity scholars participating in person will choose among the available in-person workshops, and we will host an online workshop for virtual participants.
Submission for the Opportunity Scholars application closes midnight April 7th anywhere on Earth, and we’ll communicate decisions by May 2nd.