Conference Grants for Educators to Attend
14-18 November 2004
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
The ACM/SIGAda Conference Grants program is intended to help educators
introduce, strengthen, and expand the use of Ada in secondary school,
and university curricula. We welcome a proposal from anyone whose goals
meet this description.
Travel funding is not included in the grant program.
Full conference registration for SIGAda 2004, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA,
14-18 November 2004, including one copy of the conference proceedings.
Registration costs for 2 days of pre-conference tutorials or workshops
at SIGAda 2004 (titles to be published after the program is settled).
may choose to attend any tutorial(s) or workshop(s) that will help you
achieve your goals.
How to Propose:
In order to be considered for a grant, prepare a brief proposal and
it by e-mail ,
by 1 October 2004,
Prof. Michael B. Feldman
Department of Computer Science
The George Washington University
Washington, DC 20052
Email: mfeldman at gwu.edu
The proposal should contain three specific items:
Cover Letter: A cover sheet with your name, address, phone
and e-mail address (if available). It should be stated that you would
be able to attend the conference without the support of this grant. It
would be useful to obtain a statement from the appropriate department
or dean, to the effect that he/she has read and supports your propsal,
including assurance that the necessary travel funds will be made
to you if the grant is awarded.
Proposer's Statement (500 words maximum): A statement of the
background, environment, and plans.
Course Selection: State which tutorial(s) or workshop(s) you
like to attend, and if it is not obvious, the relevance of these
to the plans above.
Environment : The current curriculum in your institution
Plans: What you plan to do with Ada in the curriculum and how these
relate to the current environment in your school
Background : The relevant experience that you bring to the plans
All proposals will be evaluated by educators who teach and use Ada in
curricula. Proposals will be evaluated on:
will be announced by 15 October 2004.
Grantees will be asked to accept the grant and to verify their
at that time, and arrangements will be made for registration following
acceptance. All proposers will be notified of the decision on their
the quality and appropriateness of the plans
the appropriateness of the SIGAda tutorials to the plans
the preparation of the proposer to carry out the plans
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