Go Back To Scholarship Listings

Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 20
Award Deadline: March 7, 2022

Up to 20 scholarships will be awarded. Each scholarship award will be between $1,000 - $5,000

ELIGIBILITY

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

B) You may 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. If you will have graduated with your undergraduate degree by the fall then please apply for the Graduate Scholarship if appropriate.

C) GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).

D) You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required)

E) May be attending on campus or online.

F) May be attending full time or part time

G) May be attending in the US or Internationally

H) You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.

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

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

A) Unofficial transcripts from your current (or most recent) educational institution. If awarded; no funds will be disbursed until official transcripts have been received.

B) One Letter of Recommendation outlining the following:

1) How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?

2) What skills or abilities does the applicant have that will support him/her in completing a degree?

3) What other information about the applicant should be taken into consideration?

4) NOTE: Academic references are preferred; however, you may submit a professional letter of reference addressing the points above.

C) Resume/CV - No more than 3 pages maximum. Do not include links to publications.

D) Essay questions to be filled out in application. Maximum of 250 words per answer:

1) Tell us why you should be chosen to receive this Cybersecurity Scholarship and what makes you stand out from your peers?

2) Describe why you need the scholarship.

3) Describe your personal and education backgrounds.

4) Describe why you chose your major and your goals for your academic career. What makes you a candidate for success in information security and what are your goals for your professional career.

5) Describe any contributions to the cybersecurity field i.e., volunteer work, articles, etc., and any other hobbies or extracurricular activities and what they mean to you. (Do not include links to articles)

6) Please tell us anything else you would like us to know about you in consideration of your application.

SCORING CRITERIA

Applicants will be scored by members of and scholarship sponsors (if applicable). Scoring will be based upon three categories:

Passion
Merit
Financial Need


Go to Scholarship Application:
Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship
Be Bold Scholarship - $25,102
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
View Details
No Essay You Deserve it Scholarship - $2,222
The Requirements for YDI Scholarships are: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be...
View Details
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
View Details
Jameela Jamil x I Weigh Scholarship - $5,000
You have a story that deserves to be told and a voice that needs to be heard. We want to hear you, and we want to help you be heard by the world! I Weigh is all about radical inclusivity and allyship, creating a...
View Details
Scaredy Cat Scholarship - $2,000
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing...
View Details