NSDI '17 Students and Grants

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Discounted Rates

Full-time students may attend the NSDI '17 technical sessions for only $495. This special fee is not transferable. Your current student ID must be validated before registering. Please sign in to your account or register for an account to upload your student ID for validation.

Student Grants for Conference Attendance, Sponsored by Microsoft and VMware

A limited number of student grants are available to pay for travel, accommodations, and registration fees to enable full-time students to attend the conference. To apply for a grant, see the USENIX student grant Web page. Applications are due by Friday, February 17, 2017. Sorry, faxes will not be accepted for student grant applications.

NSDI '17 Grants for Women, Sponsored by Google and VMware

As part of its ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in this field, we are pleased to announce the NSDI '17 Grants for Women, to support female computer scientists interested in attending the 14th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation. All computer scientists from academia or industry who identify as female are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by Friday, February 17, 2017.

A limited number of applicants will receive $700–$800 US to apply toward travel/accommodation costs.


  • Identify as a female working in or studying Computer Science or a related field
  • Attend at least two full days of the main conference technical sessions
  • Agree to being contacted by Sponsors about future events and opportunities

To apply, fill out the NSDI '17 Grants for Women application today.