The Department of Defense is making available several scholarships for students who are interested in working in the area of cybersecurity. Cybersecurity includes a wide variety of fields including System/network administration and operations, Systems security engineering, Information assurance systems and product acquisition, Cryptography, Threat and vulnerability assessment, Web security, Operations of computer emergency response teams, Computer forensics, Defensive information operations, and Critical information infrastructure assurance.
These scholarships are for the 2019-20 academic year and are open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students. The scholarships are very generous as they provide full tuition and fees plus $25,000 stipend for room and board ($30,000 for grad students).
Scholarship recipient requirements:
Must be US citizen
Junior, senior or graduate student in Fall 2019
Degree in CS, CSE, CMPE, EE, or MATH
Maintain a 3.2 GPA (3.5 for graduate students)
Accept federal appointment as an intern
Work for 1 year for the DoD post-graduation
If you are interested in these scholarships, let me know and I can provide you with application forms.
*** IMPORTANT: Applications are due Feb 28th so please get in touch with me as soon as possible ***
CSE Associate Head