GameSec 2022

Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security

October 26-28, 2022, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Student Travel Grants

GameSec 2022 would like to encourage student participation at the conference and is pleased to announce the availability of travel grant opportunities for US-based students. GameSec 2022 will be able to partially support the travel and accommodation. All eligible applications will be considered, especially female and under-represented minority students and those who will attend the conference for the first time and present their work. The number and amount of awards will be determined based on the available funding and the applications received.

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify, a student must be a graduate student studying in an accredited U.S. institution at the time of attending GameSec 2022.

Application Materials

An application for student travel grant will consist of:

  • A request letter from the student or applicant (see below).
  • CV of the applicant.
  • A supporting letter from the graduate advisor.
  • Expected expenses (broken down as registration, travel, and lodging). It is anticipated that travel grants will partially cover these overall costs.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Students need to submit their applications by email to

The request letter from the student should include the following information:

  • Name
  • Affiliation
  • Address
  • Type of applicant (PhD, MS, or undergraduate)
  • Number of years that the applicant has been in the current program, and expected date of completion of degree.
  • Title and authors of paper presenting at GameSec 2022 conference, if applicable.
  • A short statement (maximum 250 words) describing briefly why the applicant wants to attend GameSec 2022.

The advisor's recommendation letter for the student should include:

  • Confirmation that the student is a full-time Ph.D., M.S., or undergraduate student in good academic standing at the given institution.
  • Explain how this student would benefit from attendance at the conference.
  • The strengths and potential contributions of the student.
  • Confirm the financial need for the student to attend the conference.

Deadlines and Dates

The deadline of the application is Sept. 23th, 2022.

Award decisions made to the applicants: Sept. 30th, 2022.


Travel grant awardees are required to provide taxpayer information (e.g., SSNs in the US) if applicable and must submit valid receipts for reimbursement after the conference. Only airfare on a US-based carrier will be reimbursed.


If you have a question, please contact the Student Travel Grant Chair, Quanyan Zhu.