Student Stipends

For 2018 we have available three sources of stipends for students: The general fund for RWC stipends from the IACR/RWC Committee, a fund from the NSF for US students, and a fund from Google to encourage female participation. The first two funds will be administered by our Scholarship Secretary (Tom Shrimpton), whilst the third is administered by Google. Applicants who obtain a Google award will not be eligible for another scholarship from us, but they can apply for both before the announcment of the scholarships.

IACR/RWC and NSF Awards

Requests should be made by October 1, 2017. Initial support decisions will be made by October 31st, 2017. Due to huge demand, this date is later than we originally stated. Requests can be made after October 1, but they will not be considered until after the initial support decisions are made. All requests must be accompanied by a short email from an advisor or supervisor that supports and justifies the request; plus a statement from the applicant as to why they deserve an award to attend the conference.

Our NSF award allows us to support US-based young researchers (usually PhD students). We strongly encourage US-based women and members of other historically under-represented groups to request support.

The IACR/RWC support will be used for non-US based young researchers; as US based young researchers will be supported by the NSF award.

The award will usually cover the cost of registration, and a limited amount of travel and hotel costs. The exact amount being dependent on the rough distance from Zurich of the applicant.

Please contact Tom Shrimpton to request financial support to attend the conference.

Google EMEA Women in Tech Conference and Travel Grants for Female Computer Scientists

As part of Google's ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to offer Women in Tech Travel and Conference Grants to attend Real World Crypto 2018 conference.

We are offering up to three grants, which include:

  • Free registration for the conference
  • Up to 1000 EUR towards travel costs (to be paid after the conference)
To be eligible for a grant, the candidate must:
  • Be a woman working in or studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or technical field related to the conference subject
  • Have a strong academic background
  • Have demonstrated leadership in the workplace or in school
  • Attend the core day(s) of the main conference

How To Apply: Submit this form by November 1, 2017.