January 12, 2021

Registration is open and grants are available for the following USENIX conferences: 

Grants Available for Enigma 2021, FAST ’21, and NSDI ’21:

View our Grant Program Overview page to learn more about USENIX’s different grant programs, review answers to the FAQs on the application process, and find links to the open application forms. All three of these events are taking place virtually this year, a great opportunity for your students to join us, especially if they may otherwise have been unable to obtain funding to travel to an in-person conference.


Enigma 2021: Enigma centers on a single track of engaging talks covering a wide range of topics in security and privacy. View the program.

Grant application deadline: Tuesday, January 19

19th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies: FAST brings together storage-system researchers and practitioners to explore new directions in the design, implementation, evaluation, and deployment of storage systems. View the preliminary program.

Call for Works-in-Progress (WiPs) deadline: Friday, January 22

Grant application deadline: Tuesday, February 16

18th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation: NSDI focuses on the design principles, implementation, and practical evaluation of networked and distributed systems. View the list of accepted papers.

Grant application deadline: Thursday, April 1

Interested in applying? Please review the FAQs for Applicants for important information about the application process and deadlines.