I have some exciting news: USENIX has received a generous grant from the National Science Foundation in support of our conference grant programs for the 31st USENIX Security Symposium and the Eighteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security! We are eager to pass along this funding to your students in the form of the following grant opportunities supporting attendance at the symposia:

  • Grants for Black Students: for students who are Black, African American, or members of the larger African Diaspora
  • Diversity Grants: for those who identify as female or who are members of other groups underrepresented in tech
  • Student Grants: open to all students USENIX Security ‘22 and SOUPS 2022 will take place in early August, with the option to participate in person in Boston, MA, or virtually. Grants are available for both types of participation. Please share this opportunity with your students and colleagues who may qualify for these grants! Applications are due on Monday, July 11, and can be found at the following links:

  • USENIX Security ‘22 grants
  • SOUPS 2022 grants
  • Student Members Save on Event Registrations

For students who are unable to secure a USENIX conference grant, an annual USENIX student membership provides significant discounts to our events. Your students can join USENIX at the reduced rate of $75 and receive special registration rates for all conferences for the duration of their membership. Membership also supports USENIX’s mission and commitment to open access.

The Early Bird registration and hotel reservation discount deadlines for the symposia is Monday, July 18. Registration information is available on the respective USENIX Security ‘22 and SOUPS 2022 websites.