The purpose of the grant is to expose Doane students and faculty to professionals who apply and/or promote computing. This exposure can come in different forms including speaking, mentoring, researching and teaching. Funding is annually available to provide stipends, reimburse travel expenses, or to supplement contracts of professionals in computing.
Below you can browse past fellows and access a proposal form. Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.
This grant honors John Mekota who graduated from Doane in 1943. For more than 30 years, John worked in the electronics and computer industry serving as an independent consultant, programmer, system designer and system design reviewer.
This grant also honors Omar Moore who graduated from Doane in 1942. Omar's interests varied widely and included blending his formal sociology studies with computing resulting in projects such as a talking typewriter and immersive videos.