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Careers in Cybersecurity - Scholarship For Service (SFS)

Scholarship For Service (SFS) is a unique program designed to increase and strengthen the federal government workforce that protects the government's critical information infrastructure. This program provides scholarships that fully fund the typical costs for books, tuition, and room and board while attending an approved institution of higher learning.

Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development

Additionally, participants receive stipends of up to $8,000 for undergraduate and $12,000 for graduate students. The scholarships are funded through grants awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development


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