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ScholarshipSpecial Requirements
AFCEA Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Major Scholarships for Undergraduate StudentsOne application for 4 scholarships, see website for specifics for each scholarship - Annual, closes in May
Harmony Tech Graduate Information Security ScholarshipUS Citizen, Graduate Student, 3.0+ GPA - Annual, closes in August
IACIS Will Docken ScholarshipEmployed by LE Agency to do digital forensic examinations - Agency cannot employ more than 2 examiners.
IACIS Women's ScholarshipEmployed by LE Agency that chose that applicant to support (Grant is annual, opens in the fall through mid-January)
(ISC)² Graduate Cybersecurity ScholarshipMaster's or Doctoral Student, 3.5+ GPA, Information Assurance or Cyber Security degree - Annual, opens in November, closes in March
Center for Cyber Safety and EducationMultiple offerings
(ISC)² Undergraduate Cybersecurity ScholarshipHigh School or Undergraduate Student, 3.3+ GPA, Information Assurance or Cyber Security degree - Annual, opens in November, closes in March
(ISC)² Women's ScholarshipsWomen, 3.3+ GPA, Information Assurance or Cyber Security degree - Annual, opens in November, closes in February
Paraben Unified Police Support (PUPS) GrantMust be a police agency interested in receiving Paraben training and software
$2,000 PixelPlex Bi-Annual STEM ScholarshipUS Citizen, essay, accepted/current enrollment in a STEM, economics or business degree - Bi-annual, closes in June and December
DoD Cyber Scholarship Program (DoD CySP)Student recruitment scholarships and retention scholarships supporting DoD employees, military officers, and enlisted personnel pursuing Master's and Doctoral degrees in cyber-related fields.
TRU Staffing Partners Scholarship ProgramAnnual offering - Closes in mid-March
Magnet Forensics Scholarship ProgramTwo annual scholarships provided - one to a new examiner, one to an experienced examiner with no Magnet experience
National Cyber Scholarship FoundationStudents who score highly in CyberStart America or Cyber FastTrack will be invited to compete for a scholarship - Annual, closes in April
Ken Johnson DFIR ScholarshipUndergraduate (junior or senior year) or graduate students enrolled full-time in a degree program in the US. Preference given to those in CS, Engineering, or other technology-related degree programs. US citizenship not required.
SANS Law Enforcement Appreciation Programs50% off course costs for OSINT/DFIR courses live or online in NA
SANS Cyber Immersion Academies"100% scholarship-based, our four academy types cost nothing for participants." Check the website for a schedule of the enrollment periods for each.
CyberCorps: Scholarship for ServiceUS Citizen that is either: A) full-time student pursuing a bachelor's or master's focused on cybersecurity at an SFS C3P awardee institution B) full-time research based doctoral candidate or C) community college student attending a SFS C3P awardee institution in cybersecurity field AND already have a bachelor's or are a US Veteran