Cybersecurity Scholarships

The CS Department seeks applications for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarship for Service (SFS). The target applicants must be full-time students entering their senior year (by Fall 2019) and pursuing the accelerated (4+1) BS/MS in CS program. The applicants are also expected to enroll in the Cybersecurity Concentration.

Application Deadline: Friday, May 10, 2019

CyberCorps®: Scholarship for Service (SFS) benefits:

  • Full tuition and fees
  • Annual stipend:
    • $25,000 for the first year (undergraduate level)
    • $34,000 for the second year (graduate level)
  • Reimbursement up to $6,000 per academic year for SFS Job Fair and other travel, books, professional certifications, etc. related to cybersecurity
  • Scholarship Duration:
    • Two academic years (four semesters)

We hope to have two scholarships awarded in Fall 2019 and have additional two scholarships available in Fall 2020.

The scholarship is contingent upon funding.

Applicants must upload pdf file with supporting information and complete the online application form via the following link:

Two letters of professional recommendation should be emailed on the candidate’s behalf directly to Dr. Vahid Heydari ( with the subject “SFS Committee: Recommendation for <student name>”.

Additional information about the scholarship as well as a link to an application form can be found in the attached flyer.

Questions about this scholarship can be directed to Dr. Vahid Heydari ( or Dr. Vasil Hnatyshin (