LISA16 Grants for Women

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As part of its ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in this field, we are pleased to announce the return of our Grants for Women program for LISA16. All computer scientists from academia or industry who identify as female are encouraged to apply.

A limited number of applicants will be selected to each receive US$700 to apply toward travel/accommodation costs. Applications are due by Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 11:59 pm PDT. Notifications of awards will be sent via email prior to the November 10 Early Bird Registration Deadline.


  • Identify as a female working in or studying Computer Science or a related field
  • Attend at least two full days of the main Conference Program
  • Agree to being contacted by our Grants for Women program sponsors about future events and opportunities

Instructions for Applicants:*  Please complete the online grant application form below to be considered for a LISA16 Grant for Women. Your Supporting Statement is the most important part of your application: it should outline your current research, studies, or employment related to the conference topics, tell us why attending the event will be beneficial to you, and any other relevant information such as whether you are presenting at the conference or financial need.

Late applications and materials will not be considered. Successful applicants will need to submit their SSN to USENIX prior to receiving their grant.

***Please note, in order to complete the form, you must have registered a profile with USENIX and be signed in.***

Click here to register for a USENIX profile.

* By applying for a USENIX Grants for Women, you agree to be contacted by USENIX and Grants for Women sponsors.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, October 27, 2016
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