College of Science and Engineering

CyberCorps - Scholarship for Service

For St. Cloud State students in Information Technology Security or Information Assurance, CyberCorps: Scholarship For Service (SFS) is a unique program designed to increase and strengthen the cadre of federal cyber security professionals that protect the government's critical information infrastructure.

This program provides scholarships that will fully fund the typical costs incurred by full-time students, including tuition and education and related fees. Additionally, the scholarships pay stipends of $22,500 per year for undergraduate students, and $34,000 per year for graduate students.

The scholarships are funded through grants awarded by the National Science Foundation.

To apply students must meet all of the following:

  • Be a full-time within two years of graduation with a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology Security, or master’s degree in Information Assurance
  • Be a United States citizen or Permanent resident
  • Meet criteria for Federal employment
  • Be able to obtain a security clearance, if required

What costs do the SFS program scholarships cover?

Typically, the scholarships include:

  • Stipends of $22,500 (undergraduate) or $34,000 (graduate) per year
  • Tuition and Fees for up to 30 credits (undergraduate) or 24 credits (graduate) per year
  • Professional development travel allowance up to $4,000 per year
  • Book allowance up to $2,000 per year, provided by a one-time reimbursement each semester

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1503875.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Tirthankar Ghosh
Dept. of Computer Science and Information Technology
E-mail: tghosh@stcloudstate.edu
Office Address: Engineering and Computing Center 248
Office Telephone: (320) 308-2213