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(ISC)² Graduate Scholarship Program (Deadline: May 4, 2017)

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Who Can Apply:

  • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
  • Must be eligible to begin the first or second year of a Master’s Degree program or pursue doctoral studies
  • GPA must be at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale)
  • Note:If you have just been accepted to Graduate School,or are just beginning classes, you will use the final cumulative GPA from your undergraduate degree transcript to meet this criteria
  • You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required)
  • May be attending on campus or online
  • May be attending full time or part time
  • May be attending in the US or Internationally
  • You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.
  • If awarded: the award will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books.

Submission:

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

2.  One Letter of Recommendation outlining the following:

  • How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?
  • What skills or abilities does the applicant have that will support him/her in completing a degree?
  • What other information about the applicant should be taken into consideration?
  • NOTE: Academic references are preferred; however, you may submit a professional letter of reference addressing the points above.

3.  Resume/CV

4.  Statement of Purpose outlining (no more than three pages and should be double spaced):

  • Describe what makes you stand out from other applicants, and why you should be chosen to receive this Center for Cyber Safety and Education Scholarship.
  • Describe why you need the scholarship.
  • Describe your personal and education backgrounds.
  • Describe why you chose your major and what makes you a candidate for success in information security.
  • Describe your goals for your  academic career and in your professional career.
  • Describe hobbies or extracurricular activities and what they mean to you

Deadline: May 4, 2017

Amount: $5,000

 

Learn More: https://iamcybersafe.org/scholarships/graduate-scholarships/