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Conference Grants for Educators to Attend
SIGAda 2003

7-11 December 2003
San Diego, California, USA


The ACM/SIGAda Conference Grants program is intended to help educators introduce, strengthen, and expand the use of Ada in secondary school, college, and university curricula. We welcome a proposal from anyone whose goals meet this description.


Travel funding is not included in the grant program.

How to Propose:

In order to be considered for a grant, prepare a brief proposal and send it, by e-mail (preferred), fax, or regular mail postmarked, by 21 November 2003 to
Michael B. Feldman
Department of Computer Science
The George Washington University
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-5919
FAX: (202) 994-4875

The proposal should contain three specific items:

  1. Cover Letter: A cover sheet with your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address (if available). It should be stated that you would not be able to attend the conference without the support of this grant. It would be useful to obtain a statement from the appropriate department chair or dean, to the effect that he/she has read and supports your propsal, including assurance that the necessary travel funds will be made available to you if the grant is awarded.
  2. Proposer's Statement (3 pages maximum): A statement of the proposer's background, environment, and plans.
  3. Course Selection: State which tutorial(s) or workshop(s) you would like to attend, and if it is not obvious, the relevance of these courses to the plans above.

Evaluating Proposals:

All proposals will be evaluated by educators who teach and use Ada in their curricula. Proposals will be evaluated on: Awards will be announced by 28 November 2003. Grantees will be asked to accept the grant and to verify their attendance at that time, and arrangements will be made for registration following their acceptance. All proposers will be notified of the decision on their proposals.

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