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Below are listed several scholarships available to a variety of people. See you qualify for any!

Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship

Kim Parsell was a powerful figure in the WordPress community. She passed away in early 2015.

The Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship provides funding annually for a women of any assigned sex who contributes to WordPress to attend WordCamp US, a flagship event for the WordPress community.

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Yoast Diversity Fund

The Yoast Diversity Fund will reimburse travel and accommodation costs for speakers, up to €1,000 per event.

To qualify:

  • The applicant is part of – or identifies as part of – a typically underrepresented group.
  • The applicant has been accepted as a speaker to the conference.
  • The conference is a non-commercial event.
  • The conference targets WordPress, via a Meetup or WordCamp, or Magento, PHP, JavaScript, TYPO3 or another Open Source community.
  • The event is on the same continent where you live.
    • The goal is to keep the ecological impact as small as possible.

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DonateWC

DonateWC is an initiative that aims to provide people with lesser financial means with funds to get to a (big) WordCamp. From donations that they collect, they’ll provide deserving community members with the following:

  • A WordCamp ticket
  • Door to door transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Food and drink money
  • Internet access
  • A once-in-a-lifetime experience

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GravityView Diversity Grant

In recognition of the extra challenges certain groups face in succeeding in technology fields and as a commitment to diversity and inclusivity in the WordPress community, GravityView is proud to offer a grant specifically for diversity.

What is included in the grant?

  • One ticket to PressNomics 6 Tucson, Arizona, September 11 to 13, 2019 (a value of $488.88)
  • One flight to Tucson (economy-class; up to $500)
  • Lodging expense (up to $500)
  • $100 Lyft.com gift card for ground transportation
  • A one-on-one business consultation with Zack Katz, founder of GravityView

You are eligible if:

  • You are interested in growing professionally
  • You identify as a woman or as part of an underrepresented group in the tech industry
  • You have not attended PressNomics before
  • You commit to attending the PressNomics conference from September 11 to 13, 2019 if you are selected

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