Deadline for the Fall 2022 Application:
March 31, 2022 April 7, 2022 (extended)
- Questions about the program should be addressed to
- Each scholarship includes:
- Full tuition
- Stipend for each academic year ($25,000 for undergraduate students and $34,000 for graduate students)
- Professional allowance of up to $6,000 per year for SFS Job Fair and other travel, conferences, research materials and supplies, a laptop, books, professional training and certifications, etc.
- The scholarships can be awarded as one of the following categories:
- Students combining Bachelor and Master Degrees: one academic year (the senior year) for the undergraduate program and two academic years for their Master program.
- Master students: two academic years.
- PhD students: three academic years.
The recipients of the scholarships in the first two categories must receive an MS degree in one of the following programs: MS in Cybersecurity and Privacy or MS in IT Administration and Security. The recipients of the scholarships in the third category must receive a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science. A single student cannot receive more than one SFS scholarship.
- Scholarship recipients have the following obligations:
- Complete the degree program successfully and on time.
- Fulfill a post-graduation service obligation to the US Government: For each year of scholarship received, work one year in a cybersecurity-related position for the federal agency. *
- Complete a summer internship with a participating federal agency for every year in the program.
- Participate in the SFS job fair that is held every year.