The Department of Defense's (DoD) Cyber Security Scholarship Program (CySP) is open to Augusta University students enrolled in the 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate education, and current or prospective students in AU's Masters program. The purpose of the program is to increase the number of qualified students entering the fields of information assurance, information technology, and cybersecurity to meet the DoD's increasing dependence on cybersecurity for war fighting and the security of its information infrastructure.
As of the announcement of the 2018 scholarship award, 11 students from the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences have been awarded this prestigious scholarship. Augusta University students received nearly 20% of the scholarships awarded for the 2018 application period.
Please submit the required documents to email@example.com, Subject Line: CySP Application 2019-20
Please thoroughly read and review the Application Background and Requirements. For additional information regarding the DoD CySP, please contact Markus Bacha at firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject line: DoD CySP) or by calling 706.729.2372.
The AFCEA Educational Foundation is offering scholarships of $5,000 to students actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Information Technology or a related field.
In addition to the basic online application, there are two short answer questions that applicants must answer:
- Please provide a brief synopsis of your current academic program including degree requirements, anticipated graduation date and why you chose the program.
- Please provide a personal statement outlining your career goals and explain how they will contribute to the American work force in the areas related to STEM, defense, communications, information technology, national security and/or information systems and the mission of AFCEA.
Instructions for electronic submission of the recommendation letters will be provided to the endorsers automatically as part of the on-line application process - please do not mail separately. Letters of Recommendation are not accepted from applicants. If the endorser does not receive the email, letters can be emailed to email@example.com.
Letters will be addressed to:
AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033