Computing4Change Nominations now open!

Are you an undergraduate student who wants to enhance your skillset,
while also creating positive change in your community?
Computing4Change is a competition for students from diverse
disciplines and backgrounds who want to work collaboratively to:

·        Learn to apply data analysis and computational thinking to a
social challenge

·        Experience the latest tools and techniques for exploring data
through visualization

·        Expand skills in team-based problem solving

·        Learn how to communicate ideas more effectively to the general public

To be eligible for this exciting program, you must:

·        Be currently enrolled as a full time undergraduate student at
an accredited college/university

·        Not plan to graduate before May 2020

·        Have a minimum overall GPA of at least 2.5/4.0 (or equivalent)

·        Be able to attend the full competition in Denver, Saturday
evening through Wednesday (Nov. 16-20, 2019)

·        Complete the online application form before the deadline:
https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0UF8lDlEDUyRJAx

Students from any undergraduate background are eligible, although some
preference will be given to women, minorities, students from majors
outside computer science, and students at the sophomore or junior
level.

Students will be assigned to teams to ensure a balance of backgrounds,
and an advisor will be assigned to each team. The costs of airfare,
lodging, meals, and conference registration will be provided.

Nominations open: 31 January, 2019

Nominations close: 17 May, 2019

Winners contacted: June 2019

Questions? Check out the FAQs for more information. Follow C4C on
Twitter at #computing4change.

Main page: https://www.sighpc.org/for-our-community/computing4change

FAQ: https://www.sighpc.org/for-our-community/computing4change/faq