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August 1 - 6, 2020
Mandalay Bay / Las Vegas

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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 on Wednesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 6 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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


We will begin accepting Scholarship Applications for Black Hat USA 2020 in early May.
Please check this page for further details at that time.

Black Hat Veteran's Scholarship Program

Black Hat is proud to once again provide 15 scholarships for US Military veterans interested in attending Black Hat USA 2020, August 5 & 6. Each scholarship includes a complimentary Full Briefings Pass and two (2) hotel nights (1 room, nights of August 4 and August 5). Winners will be responsible for their own travel to and from the event.

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.

Please check back for more information on how to apply for a Veteran's Scholarship.