Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellowship program

Passing along the following funding announcement:

For anyone in the US or with an affiliation with a US institution under which they could receive funds:

We would like to draw your attention to the Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellowship program, the main goal of which is to foster and promote practices, processes and tools to improve developer productivity and software sustainability of scientific codes. Each 2019 BSSw Fellow will receive up to $25,000 for an activity that promotes better scientific software.

Applications for the 2019 Fellowships will be accepted through Tuesday, 16 October 2018. This is a firm deadline that will not be extended. Details of the program can be found at, including an FAQ list and information on prior Fellows.

Those interested in applying are encouraged to participate in an informational fellowship webinar and Q&A session, scheduled for 1-2pm EDT on Friday, 21 September 2018. Please subscribe to our mailing list ( for teleconference details and other updates on the program.

Please share this announcement with interested colleagues.


Too bad this is only for US :frowning: I would apply otherwise!