The 21st Colloquium (to be held in June 12 To 14, 2017 at the JW Marriott, Las Vegas, Nevada) is pleased to announce the availability of up to 10 lump-sum stipends at $1,375 for Ph.D. students from research universities (who are to graduate within the coming year) and up to 10 stipends at $1,675 for early-career Tenure Track faculty from research universities. Grant recipients MUST participate in the Poster session. The funds for the grants are provided by the National Science Foundation. The stipends will be paid out after the conference assuming attendance of the full conference and participation in the poster session.

Important Dates

Eligibility Requirements

  • Advanced Ph.D. Students from Research Universities: Full-time Student with Expected Graduation no later than June 2018
  • Early-career Tenure Track Faculty: Full-time with Graduation Date no earlier than January 2014

Application Procedure

Complete the application here: and upload the following in PDF form:

  • 2-page NSF-style Bio-sketch
  • Abstract for proposed poster
  • One page statement by applicant on how attending the 21st Colloquium will benefit the applicant's career goals in furthering cybersecurity education and how the applicant envisions to integrate his / her research in cybersecurity into his / her educational activities in the future. Faculty applicants are also expected to discuss which courses they have taught to date in cybersecurity.
  • Support letter by advisor (for Ph.D. student) OR supervisor / department chair (for faculty):
    • Confirming student's / faculty member's status at the institution
    • Recommending student's / faculty member's for the travel grant
    • Confirming how remainder of expenses (if any) will be covered in case expenses exceed the awarded lump-sum stipend

For any questions, please contact Ambareen Siraj at