Scholarships


Scholarships are gifts. They don’t need to be repaid. With millions of scholarships to choose from this page will help you to locate opportunities tailored to applicants based on criteria ranging from GPA to specific area of study.  Get matched to scholarships you’re qualified for from colleges, universities, organizations, foundations, corporations, government & more! Here are some great opportunities!

Undergraduate Scholarships

 

UF McNair Scholars Program

DEADLINE: All application materials are due by January 31, 2017 for the 2017-2018 program year.

Benefits:

  • Participate in an a intensive summer research program.
  • Attend workshops on topics related to graduate study at the doctoral level such as the nature of academic life, standardized test preparation, writing and researching skills, and the graduate school application process.
  • Research stipend up to $2,800 for the summer.

Eligibility

  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be a UF undergraduate with 60 or more credit hours (have junior or senior standing) by summer 2016.
  • Be a UF undergraduate within one to two years of graduation, but not graduating prior to May 2017.
  • Have a 3.0 or higher overall grade point average.
  • Meet at least one of the following requirements:
    • Be a first-generation college student who meets the low-income guidelines, or
    • Be a member of a group underrepresented in graduate education (Black, Hispanic, Alaska Native, Native American, Native Hawaiian, Native Pacific Islander).
  • Intend to pursue a PhD. after graduation.

For more information about the program and application criteria CLICK HERE

 

CyberCorps® National Science Foundation Scholarship For Service Program

DEADLINE:  Complete applications, including all supporting materials, must be submitted by close of business May 1st, 2018.

Benefits 

  • Fully-covered tuition.
  • Stipends of up to  $22,500.
  • Funds for health insurance, professional development and books.
  • Summer internships, typically paid, with a government organization.
  • Access to the CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service Job Fair, where scholarship recipients meet Federal or State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial government employment recruiters.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a U.S Citizen or Lawful Permanent U.S. Resident.
    (Not dual, not an alien from a country on the state-sponsored terrorism list from the state department).
  • Must meet criteria for Federal employment.
  • Must be able to obtain security clearance, if required.
  • Demonstration of legitimate interest in, and commitment to, pursuing an Information Assurance or cyber-security-related careers with a government entity after graduation.
  • Scholarships are awarded on a merit-based basis.

For more information about the program and application criteria CLICK HERE

 

(ISC)² Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship

DEADLINE: Applications will close at 11:59 PM on March 15, 2018.

Benefits

Undergraduate applicants may be awarded up to US $5,000 each.

Eligibility

  • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cyber security or information assurance.
  • You may be a senior in high school, an undergraduate student who is currently a junior, freshman or sophomore. If you are in your senior year, please apply for the (ISC)² Graduate Scholarship if appropriate. (add hyperlink to Graduate page)
    GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
  • You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required).
  • May be attending on campus or online.
  • May be attending full time or part time.
  • May be attending in the US or Internationally.
  • You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.

*If awarded: the award will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and book.

For more information about the program and application criteria CLICK HERE

 

SWSIS (Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security)

DEADLINE: February 1st 2017.

Benefit

Scholarships of up to $10,000.

Eligibility

  • Women studying for their Bachelors and Masters degrees in fields relating to information security.
  • To be eligible, you must be accepted at or enrolled in a US campus of a US university.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

For more information about the program and application criteria CLICK HERE

 

Center For Cyber Safety and Education
(Women’s Information Security Scholarships)

Deadline: Applications will close at 11:59 PM on March 1, 2018

Benefits

Award Amount: up to $40,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
  • You may be a senior in high school, an undergraduate student, graduate or post graduate student to be eligible.
  • GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
  • You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required).
  • May be attending on campus or online.
  • May be attending full time or part time
  • May be attending in the US or Internationally
  • You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.

If awarded: the funds will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books.

For more information about the program and application criteria CLICK HERE

 

Graduate Scholarships

 

CyberCorps® National Science Foundation Scholarship For Service Program

DEADLINE:  Complete applications, including all supporting materials, must be submitted by close of business May 1st, 2018.

Benefits 

  • Fully-covered tuition.
  • Stipends of up to $34,000.
  • Funds for health insurance, professional development and books.
  • Summer internships, typically paid, with a government organization.
  • Access to the CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service Job Fair, where scholarship recipients meet Federal or State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial government employment recruiters.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a U.S Citizen or Lawful Permanent U.S. Resident.
    (Not dual, not an alien from a country on the state-sponsored terrorism list from the state department).
  • Must meet criteria for Federal employment.
  • Must be able to obtain security clearance, if required.
  • Demonstration of legitimate interest in, and commitment to, pursuing an Information Assurance or cyber-security-related careers with a government entity after graduation.
  • Scholarships are awarded on a merit-based basis.

For more information about the program and application criteria CLICK HERE

 

 (ISC)² Information Security Graduate Scholarship Program

DEADLINE: Applications close at 11:59 PM ET on April 17, 2018.

Benefit

Graduate applicants may be awarded up to US $5,000 each.

Eligibility

  • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cyber security or information assurance.
  • Must be eligible to begin the first or second year of a Master’s Degree program or pursue doctoral studies.
  • GPA must be at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
  • May be attending on campus or online.
  • May be attending full time or part time.
  • May be attending in the US or Internationally.
  • You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.

*Note:If you have just been accepted to Graduate School,or are just beginning classes, you will use the final cumulative GPA from your undergraduate degree transcript to meet this criteria
You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required).

*If awarded: the award will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books.

For more information about the program and application criteria CLICK HERE

 

Center For Cyber Safety and Education
(Women’s Information Security Scholarships)

Deadline: Applications will close at 11:59 PM on March 1, 2018

Benefits

Award Amount: up to $40,000

Eligibility Criteria

Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
You may be a senior in high school, an undergraduate student, graduate or post graduate student to be eligible.
GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required).
May be attending on campus or online.
May be attending full time or part time
May be attending in the US or Internationally
You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.
If awarded: the funds will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books.

For more information about the program and application criteria CLICK HERE