[hpc-announce] Applications Open for the 2024 BSSw Fellowship Program

Guo, Yanfei yguo at anl.gov
Thu Aug 24 12:59:12 CDT 2023

Are you passionate about creating high-quality scientific software to improve scientific productivity?
The Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellowship Program provides recognition and funding for leaders and advocates of high-quality scientific software who foster practices, processes, and tools to improve scientific software productivity and sustainability. 
Each 2024 BSSw Fellow will receive up to $25,000 for an activity that promotes better scientific software. Activities can include organizing a workshop, preparing a tutorial, or creating content to engage the scientific software community, including broadening participation or promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 BSSw Fellowship Program. Details of the program can be found at https://bssw.io/fellowship and in a new blog post. 
**Application deadline**: Applications for the 2024 Fellowships will be accepted through September 29, 2023. This is a firm deadline that will not be extended. 
**Webinar**: Those interested in applying are encouraged to participate in an informational fellowship webinar and Q&A session, scheduled for Tuesday, September 12, 2023, 2:00-3:00 pm EDT. Please subscribe to our mailing list (https://bssw.io/pages/receive-our-email-digest) for teleconference details and other updates on the program. 
**Requirements**: We encourage applicants at all career stages, ranging from students through early-career, mid-career, and senior professionals, especially those from underrepresented groups, including people who are Black or African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islanders, women, persons with disabilities, and first generation scholars.
We are looking for applications from people with the following characteristics: 
  * Passionate about scientific software. 
  * Interested in contributing powerful ideas, tools, methodologies, and more that improve the quality of scientific software. 
  * Able to use the fellowship to broadly benefit the scientific software community. 
  * Applicants must be affiliated with a U.S.-based institution that is able to receive federal funding. 
The BSSw Fellowship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and National Science Foundation. Please share this announcement with interested colleagues.

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