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August 1 - 6, 2020
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Black Hat Student Scholarship Program

As a way to introduce the next generation of security professionals to the Black Hat community, we will be awarding complimentary Black Hat USA 2020 Academic Briefings Passes to a limited number of student applicants. Each Academic Pass allows full access to all Briefings at the virtual Black Hat event happening Wednesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 6.

In order to be considered for the Black Hat USA Student Scholarship, each applicant must meet the following criteria:


All submissions must be received by Friday, July 10, 2020. All applicants will be notified via email by Monday, July 20.

Black Hat Veteran's Scholarship Program

Black Hat is proud to once again provide scholarships for US Military veterans interested in attending the virtual Black Hat USA 2020 conference, August 5 & 6. Each scholarship includes a complimentary Full Briefings Pass and access to all areas of the digital conference.

If you are a veteran or will soon be transitioning out of military service, you are invited to apply for one of these scholarships. Winners will be chosen by members of the Black Hat Review board, based upon these applications.

All applications must be submitted by Monday, July 13, 2020.

Recipients of the 2020 scholarships will be notified by Monday, July 20, 2020.

EWF Scholarship

For the past 6 years the EWF has partnered with Black Hat USA to award 50 complimentary Academic Passes to female university students who demonstrate a passion for Information Security as well as a proven history of related experience and coursework. Each Academic Pass allows full access to all Briefings sessions for the digital Black Hat USA event on August 5-6, 2020.

All submissions due by June 28, 2020.

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COVID-19 Relief Scholarship

Black Hat will award a limited number of scholarships to individuals who belong to underrepresented groups in InfoSec and to individuals who might otherwise find it difficult to participate. We know that many in our community are struggling with job loss, paycuts and myriad other challenges and our goal is to offer support where we can. Each scholarship will include a complimentary Briefings pass, which grant access to all 90+ Black Hat Briefings on Wednesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 6, along with access to all recorded Briefings on-demand for up to 90 days after the event.

For those who would like to apply, the guidelines are below:

Please submit your application by Friday, July 12, 2020.

Apply here »