High Performance Graphics 2021

July 6-9, hosted online

Diversity & Inclusion Program – Application


An HPG subcommittee makes decisions to accept applications to the personalized HPG “Career Mentoring & Advice Sessions” based on the responses to two essay questions and any additionally provided information. The application material requirements are described below. These essays will also be used to prepare our mentors for the personal sessions.

Requirement 1: Essay on Identification and Benefits

Please answer the following three questions in one ~100-200-word essay.

  1. In what way do you associate with an underrepresented group?
  2. What academic and/or professional benefits do you hope to receive from this scholarship?

Please be as specific as possible in your answers. However, note we understand these are somewhat open ended questions.

Requirement 2: Essay on Experiences with Computer Graphics

Please provide a brief ~100-200-word writeup describing your work in computer graphics and related fields. Provide a brief (few sentences) synopsis of each of your projects, preferably research projects, or ideas. These can be past, current, or future. Also mention or submit copies of any publications, patents, tech reports, etc. that will help us evaluate your work.

Requirement 3: CV

Please provide an up-to-date resume/curriculum vitae.


Please send all the following to the HPG diversity chairs at: diversity@highperformancegraphics.org.

Professional information

  1. Full Name
  2. Contact email address
  3. University, institution, or organization associated with
  4. If applicable, program enrolled in (Ph.D, Masters, and Undergrad)
  5. If applicable, job title

Application materials (Preferably as pdf or zip)

  1. Identification essay
  2. Experience essay
  3. CV

Apollo Isaac Orion Ellis
HPG 2020 Diversity Co-chair

Noshaba Cheema
HPG 2020 Diversity Co-chair