The Open Mainframe’s Registration Scholarship program exists to support individuals who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend Open Mainframe events in two categories:
- Diversity Registration Scholarships
- Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be from a traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalized group in the technology and/or open source communities who are unable to attend without some financial assistance. including, but not limited to: persons identifying as LGBTQIA+, women, persons of color, and/or persons with disabilities.
- Need-based Registration Scholarships
- Eligibility Requirements: Individuals who apply should be active members of the open source community who are unable to attend for financial reasons and are unable to get funding from their companies.
Registration Scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary registration pass. Registration 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.
Applicants can be approved for up to 2 (two) Registration Scholarships per calendar year.