Educator Scholarships

The Educator Scholarship program will be available again this year.

OOPSLA 2002 Educators' Scholarships Applications due: 21 June 2002

OOPSLA 2002 is proud to announce the availability of scholarships for educators from 2 and 4 year colleges to attend the Educators' Symposium and Conference. These scholarships are sponsored by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Programming Languages (SIGPLAN). Scholarship recipients will be reimbursed for the following expenses:

  • A maximum of $1000 towards travel and accommodation expenses. Not all travel expenses will be covered under this grant (e.g. items such as rental cars, phone calls, and visas are not covered).
  • Registration to the OOPSLA 2002 Conference.
  • Registration to the OOPSLA 2002 Educators' Symposium.
  • Registration to 1 full-day (or 2 half-day) tutorial(s) at OOPSLA 2002.

Questions should be directed to Helen Sharp, the Educators' Symposium Chair at

Application materials must be sent to the OOPSLA 2002 Administration office at the address shown below.

Nomination Process

1. On or before 21 June 2002, complete the application form, and mail it with two signed letters of support (one from your Department Chair and/or Dean and one from another person who can speak about your involvement in teaching OO technology) to:

  • OOPSLA 2002
    6220 NE Glisan,
    Portland, OR 97213
    voice: +1-503-252-5709

Fax submissions will not be accepted.

Electronic submissions should be in one of the following file format: MS Word, PDF, or HTML. Electronic submissions should be sent to:

2. Scholarships will be awarded based on the nominee's ability to use his or her experience at OOPSLA to further OO education and training in their educational institution and/or the wider OO community. Notification of scholarship awards will be e-mailed by 1 August 2002.

3. Scholarship recipients must formally accept the award by 15 August 2002.

4. Scholarship recipients must register for OOPSLA 2002 using standard procedures no later than the conference's early registration deadline.

5. Scholarship recipients must attend the complete conference, from 4 November through 8 November 2002.

6. Scholarship recipients must submit expense reports for reimbursement of travel and accommodation expenses by 1 December 2002.

7. Scholarship recipients must submit OOPSLA 2002 experience reports by 12 December 2002.