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Raytheon Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarship (Deadline: March 1, 2018)

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Who Can Apply:

  1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  2. Must be pursuing, or intending to pursue, a degree with a cybersecurity or information security focus.
  3. Eligible applicants must be one of the following:
    • A high school senior
    • A first year undergraduate student
    • Mid-career professionals pursuing an undergraduate degree.
    • Mid-career professionals may be in their freshmen, sophomore or Junior year.
  4. A cumulative GPA of 3.30
  5. May be attending on campus or online.
  6. May be attending full time or part time
  7. You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.
  8. 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 you are awarded; no awards 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 two 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: March 1, 2018

Amount: $8,000

Learn More: https://iamcybersafe.org/scholarships/raytheon-womens-scholarships/