Diversity Scholarship

Is it rare that you see someone at tech conferences that reminds you of yourself? Then you’re probably underrepresented at tech conferences.

At ScalaCon, we are committed to supporting diversity in speakers, conference participants, and the wider technology community regardless of ability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious views (or lack thereof), and socio-economic status.

To increase diversity at ScalaCon, we’re happy to offer scholarships to people from underrepresented groups in tech who wouldn’t otherwise be able to attend and those from low-income backgrounds and/or countries.

If you believe you are a member of a group underrepresented within the tech community or at technical conferences we encourage you to apply.

ScalaCon Diversity tickets include free admission to both the May and November events.

Diversity ticket recipients attend the event like other event attendees and will not be identified publicly as a diversity ticket recipient.

Any information you provide will be kept in the strictest confidence and used only to help us provide you the ticket information.


  • You are at least 18 years of age.
  • You agree to follow our Code of Conduct.
  • You are a member of a group underrepresented within the tech community or from a low-income country and financially unable to attend.
  • You are able to attend one or both of the ScalaCon events.
  • If employed, your employer will not cover the cost of your conference attendance.


A limited number of scholarships are available. These tickets cannot be sold and are non-transferable.

If your organization would like to help us to advance diversity in tech through becoming a Diversity Supporter, email us at info@scalacon.org

Applications will be reviewed by team members of the organizing who represent their Diversity & Inclusion committees.

Applicants can expect to be notified of a decision within two weeks of submitting.

Sgd. Maureen Elsberry.

Director of Marketing, and member of the Diversity and Inclusion committee at 47 Degrees