Student Conferenceship Award

What is the Student Conferenceship Award?
ACSA is pleased to announce the availability of conferenceships enabling students to attend the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference. This program will help pay for the conference for selected students. The students must be nominated by a faculty member at an accredited university or school, and must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students.

Conferenceships can be requested by any student and will be awarded to students that will get the most from ACSAC. Conferenceship awards will normally take the form of a reimbursement to be applied against conference registration and travel/lodging expenses. Our intent is to help as many students as possible based on need.

To be considered for the Conferenceship Program, the following information should be submitted to the Student Conferenceship Awards Chair by September 1st:

  • Name, address, and name of institution.
  • Course work applicable to a career in information system security and grades received in those courses.
  • GPA.
  • A short narrative that discusses why you are interested in the field, relevant areas of interest, and the type of career you plan on pursuing.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members.
  • (Optional) A statement if you are a member of an under-represented minority (including women).
  • Conferenceship Application: PDF | DOCX
Who do I contact for more information?
For more information, or to submit conferenceship applications, contact the ACSAC Student Conferenceship Awards chair at

Mailed applications may be sent to:

David Balenson (ACSAC)
c/o SRI International
1100 Wilson Blvd, Suite 2800
Arlington, VA 22209

Additional ACSA Events:
NSPW – New Security Paradigms Workshop
LASER – Learning from Authoritative Security Experiment Results