Center for Cyber Safety and Education has announced scholarships 2022 provided to female students studying Cybersecurity or Information Assurance. The scholarships will be awarded according to their academic performance and are merit-based. Students studying in high school, pursuing graduation, or is graduated can apply for this scholarship program.
Applicants who are currently pursuing in this field or planning to appear will get selected for this scholarship based on their academic excellence, passion, merit, and financial need. Selected ten applicants will get awarded between $1,000-$5,000 depending on the selection criteria. The amount will be used for their academic and educational assistance through books, tuition fees, accommodation, etc. This scholarship will help women to build their careers in cybersecurity and will also encourage other women.
The Center for Cyber Safety and Education Foundation was established in 2011 and is a non-profit charity. The motive of this Foundation is to secure Online life through cybersecurity education and awareness with secured and safe educational programs, Information security scholarships, and industry and consumer research to empower students, teachers, and whole communities.
Take the below table considered for quick information about the scholarship program:
|Organization||Center for Cyber Safety|
|Education Level||High school, undergraduates, and graduates|
|Number of Awards||10|
|Nationality||Domestic and international|
|Contest Deadline||February 28, 2022|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
- Be pursuing or plan to pursue a degree in cybersecurity or information assurance.
- Be a high school, undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate student.
- Have a GPA of 3.3 on a scale of 4.0 (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale)
- Or maybe attending on campus or online, full time or part-time, US or internationally.
How to Apply?
The eligible students who want to apply for the scholarship program should get themselves registered. New user or applicant can first create their account to access the scholarship. Applicants who are re-applying should directly log in using their email and password. All details should be filled incorrectly. Students should attach unofficial transcripts from their recent or current educational institute, one letter of recommendation including a known period with applicant, skills or abilities of the applicant that will support him completing the degree, a Resume (max 3pages), an essay on why the candidate consider themselves to receive this scholarship, their need, personal and educational background, their inspiration and goals, steps they take for supporting other women and describe contribution to the cybersecurity field.
The female students selected based on their passion, merit, and financial need will get awarded $1,000-$5,000. A total of ten candidates will get selected for awards. The amount received by the awardee will be used for their education fees requirements, such as tuition assistance, books, and other required stationery, accommodation, etc. so that the applicant could focus on their education more and worry less about the fees requirements. This will encourage students to fulfill their career goals and inspire other women to grow their careers in the cybersecurity field.
(Emails regarding award/no award will be sent in June 2022.)
The fascinated and eligible applicants should register themselves and submit the required documents to get the scholarship no later than February 28, 2022. Late applicants will get rejected, and their applications will be ineligible. So students should start submitting their applications as soon as possible.