Google has offered ten grants to women in security to attend the upcoming ‘Hack In the Box Security Conference' in Amsterdam, Netherlands at the end of May.

These grants included a VIP ticket to the conference on the 28 and 29 of May, exclusive invites to all social activities as well as to the Post Conference Reception, which takes place on the evening of the 29. Winners also receive €1,000 towards travel and accommodation, to be paid retrospectively after the conference.

To be eligible for these grant, applicants had to be a women working or studying computer science, computer engineering, or a technical field related to the conference subject (no residency restrictions apply), have a ‘strong' academic and/or professional background with ‘demonstrated leadership ability'. The deadline for applications passed on April 29.