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EXTENDED DEADLINE - SIGACCESS Scholarship in Computers and Accessibility

From: Kyle Montague <kylemontague@computing.dundee.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 16:12:19 +0100
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The SIGACCESS Scholarship Award aims to provide support for practitioners, researchers, members of advocacy groups, and individuals with disabilities who are interested in the field of computers and accessibility, to actively participate in the 14th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS) and gain experience and knowledge from interacting with experts in the field. The scholarship award is in the amount of $2,000. SIGACCESS will award up to two scholarships per year, pending availability of funds.

This year's ASSETS will be October 22-24 in Boulder, Colorado (www.sigaccess.org/assets12).

For full details of the eligibility criteria and application requirements, please refer to the SIGACCESS web site at http://www.sigaccess.org/awards/sigaccess_scholarship/.

The extended deadline for application is September 7, 2012; applicants will be notified of the decision by September 14, 2012. 

Applications should be sent in electronic form to: chair_sigaccess@acm.org. 

Shari Trewin
SIGACCESS Secretary/Treasurer

Shari Trewin
Usability and Accessibility Research
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
P.O. Box 704, Yorktown, NY  10598
The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.

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