Cybersecurity Scholarships

The CS Department seeks applications for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarship for Service (SFS) to develop a superior cybersecurity workforce. The target applicants are full-time graduate students who are entering the MS in Computer Science or MS in Cybersecurity programs.

Application Deadline: The application review process will start on May 1st and will continue until the fellowship is awarded. No application will be accepted after May 31st.

CyberCorps®: Scholarship for Service (SFS) benefits:

  • Full tuition and fees
  • $34,000 annual stipend per year
  • 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)

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 (