Student Travel Grants

WiSec encourages graduate students to participate in the conference by partially subsidizing travel costs up to $1000 of those who would otherwise be unable to attend. The travel grants are provided by NSF and ACM.

Who Should Apply

Graduate students with a track record of interest in the areas of mobile and wireless systems security are encouraged to apply. Both authors of ACM WiSec 2017 and non-authors are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to graduate students without sufficient travel funds. Students from US and non-US institutions are eligible.

Important Dates

  • Application deadline: June 1, 2017
  • Award notification: June 5, 2017
  • Deadline to accept/decline the award: June 7, 2017

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via EasyChair. An application consists of the student's curriculum vitae, a letter from the student, and a letter from the student's advisor. The letter from the student must include:
  • A brief summary of research interests and accomplishments to date.
  • A description of areas reflected in the WiSec 2017 program that would impact the student’s research.
  • An explanation as to why attending WiSec 2017 is important to the student, and The status of the student’s visa (J-1 or F-1), if any.
  • [Optional] Relevant demographic information (e.g., if you classify yourself as a member of a minority group or a person with a disability), which will be taken into account when making decisions for NSF-funded travel grants.
The letter from the student's advisor should include:
  • Confirmation that the student is a doctoral candidate in good standing.
  • The suitability of the WiSec program material to the student’s research area.
  • Ways in which this particular student would benefit from attendance at the conference.
  • The strengths and potential contributions of the student.
  • The level of monetary support necessary for the student to attend, and Availability of funds from other sources.

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission: March 27, 2017 (11:59:59 PM EDT) [Open until Paper Deadline]
  • Paper submission: March 27, 2017 (11:59:59 PM EDT) [Hard Deadline]
  • Notification to authors: May 1, 2017
  • Poster and demo proposal submission: June 2, 2017
  • Camera-ready version: May 29, 2017
  • WiSec 2017: July 18 to July 20, 2017

Sponsored by




ACM WiSec 2017
10th ACM Conference on Security
and Privacy in Wireless and
Mobile Networks

Boston, USA

July 18 - 20, 2017