SWE's ALWE 2017

Academic Leadership for Women in Engineering (ALWE)

ALWE addresses the need for more women in positions of academic leadership in engineering and fosters professional growth for engineering women within the academy.  ALWE 2017 will be held in conjunction with WE17 in Austin, TX, on October 26-28, 2017. SWE will be able to fund up to 40 ASSIST Travel Grants for early-career faculty, post-doctoral professionals, and graduate students to attend.  ALWE is supported by the National Science Foundation (EEC-1548200) and by the Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.

ASSIST Travel Grants

Travel grants will cover expenses incurred to attend ALWE up to $2,000.  Eligible expenses include airfare, lodging, registration, meals, and other travel costs (e.g., parking).  When you apply to attend, you will be asked to indicate which expenses you need grant funds to cover.  

ASSIST Eligibility Requirements

Applicants for ASSIST Travel Grants must be early-career faculty members, post-doctoral professionals, or graduate students, and must meet the following criteria:

Application Process

A complete ALWE application includes:
The deadline for applying to attend ALWE is August 1, 2017, 11:59 pm PST, and applicants will be notified of decisions by August 31, 2017.  

If an ASSIST Travel Grant is awarded, recipients are responsible for attending the entire program for which the grant is intended. If you do not attend the entire program, you will be responsible for the travel costs incurred.



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