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Enigma 2020 Diversity Grants

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Technology
Professionals and Students to Attend a Conference

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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USENIX

Deadline Date:

12/18/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Description:

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International technology professionals and students to attend a technology conference. Funding is intended for women and members of groups that are underrepresented in the computer science industry. Grant recipients will receive funds to defray the expense of attendance at the 2020 Enigma conference.

For Diversity Grants, preference is shown to:

  • First-time applicants and those who have not received a grant in the past 12 months.
  • Applicants with significant financial need.
  • Applicants presenting at the event who do not have alternate sources of funding available to them.

For Diversity Grant applications, the applicant's Supporting Statement should:

  • State how the conference will help the applicant in their professional career or studies;
  • Give details on the applicant's specific interests current projects or curriculum.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187532

Estimated Size of Grant:

Diversity Grant recipients will have their conference registration costs reimbursed by their grant funds.

Term of Contract:

The Enigma conference will take place from January 27-29, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- Identify as a female or a member of another underrepresented group in tech
- Work in or study 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

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. Notifications of awards will be sent via email in January 2020 .

Diversity Grant recipients will have their registration costs reimbursed by their grant funds. The USENIX Grant Program rarely has enough funds to cover all travel and/or hotel expenses for grant recipients. To that point, when completing the expense request portion of your application, base your accommodation expenses on sharing a room at the conference hotel.

Do not register for the conference--even if you are an author or a presenter--until you are notified about your grant. If you receive a grant, you will be sent detailed registration instructions.

If you are applying for a grant and require a visa to attend the conference, submit your visa application as soon as possible. Visa applications for travel to USENIX conferences may require a letter from USENIX.

For information about the Enigma 2020 conference, click here: https://www.usenix.org/conference/enigma2020

For more information about this grant program, click here: https://www.usenix.org/grant-program-overview

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply online, see the link in the URL for Full Text field below.

For questions, contact the USENIX Conference Department (conference@usenix.org).

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.