MLK Jr. Scholarship

Recipients

This scholarship helps to fund a portion of the college tuition of several deserving students, regardless of race or ethnicity. Additionally, if awarded, this scholarship can be applied to any 2 or 4-year institution as well as technical/trade schools. With the rising cost of tuition, this is an opportunity that students will want to take advantage of and apply for this scholarship. 

Eligibility

Be a graduating senior from a school in Bexar County

Be a Bexar County resident for one year and a U.S. Citizen

Have a minimum, cumulative GPA of 2.5 or equivalent

Additional Information

 Students may access and complete the application at https://www.sanantonio.gov/MLK/MLKScholarship.

Deadline Information

The deadline for the MLK Jr. Scholarship is February 21, 2020.


New Horizons Tech Scholarship

Recipients

The Tech scholarship provides an opportunity for students to immediately pursue a career in IT with accelerated training programs. The ideal candidate is a creative problem-solver who is enthusiastic about technology and motivated to succeed.

Additional Information

Programs you could use it for (click for more info)

Security IT – Associate Program

Network Systems Administrator – Professional Program
 

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(ISC)² Undergraduate Scholarship 

Each scholarship award will be between $1,000 to $5,000 per recipient.

Recipients

The (ISC)² Undergraduate Scholarship offers up to 20 scholarships.

Eligibility

Must be a senior in high school, or an undergraduate student who is currently a junior, freshman, sophomore or senior who will be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the fall.

Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.

Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

Additional Information

Applicants may be a citizen of any country who is pursuing or plan to pursue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity, information assurance or related field, and be a high school senior or undergraduate student. A minimum 3.3 GPA is required. You do not currently need to be enrolled, but no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university. Applications open 12/1/2019 and close 2/17/20. Winners will be notified by email in June 2020 (ISC) is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber

https://iamcybersafe.org/s/undergraduate-scholarships


The Cyber Security Scholarship

Award Amount

The winner will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to help fund their college education.

Recipients

There will be one winning essay each year.

Eligibility

Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of application.

Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or Washington D.C.

Must be currently enrolled, or will be enrolled no later than the fall of 2021.

Must be going to in an accredited college, university, or trade school and also have declared a major in a cyber security program.

Additional Information

This contest is open only to those legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are 18 years of age or older at the time of application. And, who are currently enrolled, or will be enrolled no later than the fall of 2021. Students must be going to in an accredited college, university, or trade school. Students must also have declared a major in a cyber security program. Winning essays will be posted on their site. A winner will submit a well written essay. The essay must clearly and creatively address the essay topic. Judging is based on: Writing ability: 25% Creativity: 25% Originality: 25% Overall excellence: 25%.

Deadline Information

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Applicants apply by first completing a short entry form on the provider website. Then they must write a compelling essay that explains why they are studying cybersecurity. All submissions must be received online by the deadline date. Apply here:
https://cyber-security.degree/1k-scholarship/


NSF CyberCorps Scholarship for Service

Award Amount

This program provides scholarships for up to 3 years of support for cybersecurity undergraduate and graduate (MS or PhD) education. In return for their scholarships, recipients must agree to work after graduation for the U.S. Government, in a position related to cybersecurity, for a period equal to the length of the scholarship. Award Up to 3 years of support.

Recipients

The number of awards varies.

Eligibility

Must agree to work after graduation for the U.S. Government, in a position related to cybersecurity, for a period equal to the length of the scholarship.

Must be an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application.

Must be enrolled full-time.

Additional Information

Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an on-campus program in degree areas relevant to cybersecurity. Scholarship For Service (SFS) scholarships are funded through grants awarded by the National Science Foundation. A unique program, it is designed to recruit and train the next generation of information technology professionals, industrial control system security professionals, and security managers to meet the needs of the cybersecurity mission for Federal, State, local, and tribal governments.

Deadline Information

Applicants apply through a participant college or university. The list of participating institutions is on the provider website. Each university may have different criteria and may require different application material.

https://www.sfs.opm.gov/


Boren Awards

Award Amount

The award is for study abroad for one semester or more in an important location for US National Security. Winners receive $8,000, $10,000 or $20,000 depending on the length of their study abroad program. Boren Awards funding in the 2020 application cycle may be applied to programs starting as early as June 1, 2020 or as late as March 1, 2021.

Recipients

The number of awards varies.

Eligibility

Must be a U.S. citizen.

Must be an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application.

Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a study abroad program.

Must be pursuing one of the preferred fields of study. Additional information about eligible majors is available at the program website.

Additional Information

Boren Awards funding must cover a continuous period of overseas study. Short mid-program trips out of the country of study are allowed but will need to be pre-approved by IIE. Multiple, sequential programs in the same language and country are eligible for Boren Awards funding and may be necessary to reach the desired award threshold. Study tours of several countries, such as a semester at sea, are not eligible for Boren Awards funding. The minimum duration of an eligible program is 12 weeks for most Boren Awards applicants. (A special exception to this rule exists for undergraduate STEM majors, who may propose summer programs of 8 weeks or longer.

Deadline Information

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

To apply, applicants fill out an online application. They must make an especially strong argument for the value of their language study to U.S. national security and public service in their application essays. A complete application includes 2 letters of recommendation, a 250 word essay describing their plans for curricular / noncurricular language immersion and a 250 word essay that describes the proposed Boren funded program. A longer essay of 800 words must explain the import of your proposed country, region, and language to U.S. national security. The Boren Awards recognize a broad definition of national security, but you should make a specific, detailed, and focused argument.

https://borenawards.org/eligible-programs


(ISC)² Women in Information Security Scholarship

Award Amount

$6,000, There are 8 awards avaliable
Recipients
The (ISC)² Women’s Scholarship, administered by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, offers students scholarships from $1,000 to $8,000 per recipient. Applicants must be female and pursuing or planning to pursue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity, information assurance or related field, and be a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student. A minimum 3.3 GPA is required. Applications open 12/1/2019 and close 2/17/20. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Additional Information

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/academic-major/cybersecurity/isc%C2%B2-women-in-information-security-scholarship#

Deadline Information

February 27, 2020

ESET Women in Cyber Technology Scholarship

Award Amount
, $5,000, awards avaliable

Recipients

The ESET Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship is designed to encourage and empower women – an underrepresented segment of talent in the industry – to pursue a career in cybersecurity. ESET will award a $5,000 scholarship to three young women who are pursuing a college-level degree and aspire to have a career in cybersecurity. You must be a female enrolled in or accepted to an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in the United States. (The graduate/undergraduate program does not have to be a “cybersecurity” program; however, in your application, you should make clear that you aspire to have a career in the cybersecurity industry.) You must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Additional Information

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/academic-major/cybersecurity/eset-women-in-cyber-technology-scholarship

Deadline Information

April 15th, 2020