The Linux Foundation Diversity Scholarship Application

The Linux Foundation’s scholarship program provides support to traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalized persons in the technology and/or open source communities (including, but not limited to persons identifying as LGBT, women, persons of color, and/or persons with disabilities) who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend Linux Foundation events for financial reasons.

Equal access and diversity are important to The Linux Foundation, and we aim to remove this obstacle for underrepresented attendee groups. We want you at our events, and we want to help you get there.

Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of need and impact. Selection will be made by an assembled group of reviewers who will assess each applicant’s request.

Scholarship recipients will receive a free registration pass to the event of their choosing. Please note, travel expenses are paid by the applicant and are not covered under this scholarship. To apply for travel funding, please visit https://events.linuxfoundation.org/travel-request/request

When applying, please allow two weeks for application review. It is recommended to submit your application at least six weeks prior to an event to allow for visa application and approval, if required. Applicants can be approved for up to 2 (two) scholarships per calendar year.

Eligibility: Applicants must be from a traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalized group in the technology and/or open source communities including, but not limited to: persons identifying as LGBT, women, persons of color, and/or persons with disabilities; and be unable to attend without some financial assistance.

First and Last Name
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Email
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Company Name/Organization
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LinkedIn/Professional Website URL:
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Which event are you interested in attending?
Are you attending on behalf of a company?
Can you receive funding from your company or organization for this event?
Which underrepresented and/or marginalized group do you belong to?
This question is solely to ensure scholarship funds are being allocated to eligible attendees. Aside from that, this information will not be used in the selection process.
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Briefly describe the ways in which you are involved in the technology and/or open source communities.
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Would you be willing to write a blog or provide testimonial about your experience at the event?
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