SREcon18 Americas Diversity Grants

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As part of USENIX's ongoing commitment to encourage diversity in advanced computing, we are pleased to offer diversity grants at SREcon18 Americas to support computer scientists interested in attending the conference. All computer scientists from academia or industry who identify as women or an underrepresented group in computer science are encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. Notifications of awards will be sent via email prior to the Early Bird Registration Deadline on Monday, March 5, 2018.

Eligibility:

  • Identify as a woman or other underrepresented minority working in or studying Computer Science or related field
  • Attend the three full days of the main Conference Program
  • Agree to be contacted by USENIX and diversity grants program sponsors about future events and opportunities

Grant Sponsors

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Instructions for Applicants

Complete the application form below. Each individual selected for a grant will be awarded a check onsite starting at US$700 to assist them in attending the conference.

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, your financial need, and any other relevant information such as whether you are presenting at the conference.

Late applications will not be considered. Successful applicants will need to submit their Social Security Number (SSN) to USENIX prior to receiving their grant.

In order to complete the form, sign in to your USENIX account. If you do not have a USENIX account, please register before proceeding.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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