2019 Newcomb HASTAC Scholar Application
Information and Application
Are you interested in the digital humanities or researching a gender and technology issue? Do you have an idea for a digital app or tech-related research project? Newcomb College Institute will sponsor the application of a HASTAC Scholar for the opportunity to work on research relating to a gender-related technology issue or to work on a student-designed technology project.
For more information about the HASTAC, visit the About the HASTAC Scholars Program, (https://www.hastac.org/initiatives/hastac-scholars/about-hastac-scholars-program)
Duration: Two Years
Eligibility: Sophomores and Juniors
Students should apply if there are interested in Digital Humanities, gender, and technology issues or have an idea for a digital app or technology-related research project that relates to women/gender and technology.
- $300.00 grant to support your research.
- NCI's Manager of Technology Initiatives will sponsor your application for the program and mentor you during your two-year tenure.
- Opportunity to receive a letter of recommendation / professional reference from the Manager of Technology Initiatives.
- Opportunities to digitally publish work on social media and non-peer reviewed journals.
What do HASTAC Scholars actually do?
- Participate in the HASTAC annual University Worth Fighting For series—online or in person
- Blog with HASTAC about your own work and research projects, questions, ideas
- Report on activities at your local institution and department
- Share insights from conferences and performances
- Network both online and at local meet-ups or conferences
Newcomb College Institute’s Requirements:
- Work on the project that you proposed throughout your tenure.
- Share your HASTAC posts and projects with NCI to be shared on social media, the website, and the Technology and Gender Journal.
- Meet with your mentor no less than monthly.
- Contribute two writing pieces, a poster with abstract and profile to be published in the Technology and Gender journal at the end of each year.
- Participate in tabling at NCI technology events, if asked.