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Web4All 2019 Personalising the Web with Accessibility Travel Scholarships

Web for all conference The W4A conference May 13/14

Travel scholarships for the Web4All’19 conference for students with disabilities and any students doing accessibility research.

The conference will feature presentations on computer accessibility research followed by a 2-day industry supported hackathon:

There are 3 exciting opportunities for students (Applications Closed):

* Free travel, room, and registration – IBM Award for students with disabilities:

IBM People with Disabilities Students Award

* $1,000 for PhD students participating in the Google Doctoral Consortium:

Google Doctoral Consortium

* $500 Intuit travel grants for student co-authors of accepted papers:

Intuit Student Grants

For the Intuit grant, students need to submit a Web Accessibility Challenge:

Tenon Web Accessibility Challenge

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FAQ

Can I apply if I’m in High School?

Yes, except doctoral consortium.

Do I need to be a US citizen?

No

Can I apply if I’m only going part time, taking some online courses?

Yes

I’m 16, and in college can I apply?

Yes

Can I apply to each of the student travel grants?

Yes, but you need an accepted paper for Intuit award and need to be doctoral student for google Doctoral consortium.

Can I apply if I live in CA?

Yes!

In addition to the W4A conference there will be a Hackathon May 15/16 at the Lighthouse in San Francisco.
W4A is organising the hackathon together with PEAT and Benetech.

Something else that might be of interest: On May 17 after our conference the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and the Disability Inclusion Collaborative will be holding a “Global Accessibility Awareness Symposium and Showcase” in the computer museum off of 101 in Mountain View.

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