Scholarship for Service


CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS)

Full Scholarship Offer for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

The Department of Computer Science is offering a full scholarship (Scholarship for Service) for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in pursuing education and research in any computing-related discipline with Cyber Security focus. The SFS program will also offer all students education, training, and opportunities to become cyber security professionals capable of advancing America's nation security.


Scholarship Benefits*

  • Full tuition scholarship (up to 2-3 years depending on degree program)
  • Academic-year stipends of $27,000 per year for undergraduate students and $37,000 per year for graduate students
  • A professional allowance of $6,000 per academic year for SFS Job Fair and other travel, conferences, research materials and supplies, a laptop, books, professional training and certifications, etc.
  • Participation in a targeted job fair and other professional-development events for SFS scholars
  • Participation in the CyberCorps┬« Scholarship for Service Job Fair, where SFS recipients meet Federal government employment recruiters
  • Summer internships, typically paid, with a Federal government organization


Am I Eligible to Participate?

Are you...

  • A citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States? In addition, you must be one of the following:
  • Undergraduate, M.S., or Ph.D. students interested in pursuing education and research in a coherent, formal program focused on cybersecurity


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Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2024

*Scholarship recipients must agree to work after graduation for the Federal Government or, subject to approval of the NSF program office, for a State, Local, Tribal, or Territorial Government; or a Federally Funded Research and Development Center, in a position related to cybersecurity for a period equal to the length of the scholarship.


In the News

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Computer Science Department Awarded Grant Funding For Scholarships

The Department of Computer Science at Sam Houston State University was awarded $2.8 million by the National Science Foundation CyberCorps Scholarship for Service in Interdisciplinary Cyber Security and Cyber Forensics.