The Information Security Institute offers several scholarships for outstanding applicants interested in pursuing their MSSI degree. All scholarships are subject to the availability of funds.
The following scholarship is available to U.S. Citizens only.
The National Security Agency, in conjunction with the Department of Defense, is funding the (DoD) Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP). The purpose of the CySP is to fill the ranks of higher education with a steady stream of promising candidates, to staff the nation’s network security agencies. Selected students will have a service requirement equal to the length of the scholarship plus a summer internship with a federal, state, local or tribal government in a position related to cybersecurity.
If you are interested in and eligible for this opportunity, you must first apply to the ISI MSSI program. To complete the CySP application, check it out here here. Note that there is a separate CySP application to complete through a new portal. For additional information please email Revelie Niles <email@example.com>.
The following Scholarship is available to U.S. Citizens only.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service program provides fellowship funding for students interested in pursuing a career in a cybersecurity related field. Funding under this program covers tuition, fees, and required books as well as a stipend. Selected students will have a service requirement equal to the length of the scholarship plus a summer internship with a federal, state, local or tribal government in a position related to cybersecurity. If you are interested in and eligible for this opportunity, you must first apply to the MSSI program including an additional 1-page supplemental document detailing your interest in this scholarship. Applications should be received no later than November 15th for the spring and March 1st for the fall semester.
To attract the brightest minds in cybersecurity, ISI has established the Information Security Institute Fellowship (ISIF). This prestigious scholarship is awarded as follows:
To ensure full consideration of ISIF please submit your admission application by the application deadline. There is no separate application required for ISIF at this time.
Veterans who provided service to our nation are among the best students in our program. ISI has established the Information Security Institute Fellowship for Veterans (ISIF-V).
To ensure full consideration of ISIF-V please submit your admission application by the application deadline. Please let us know your interest in ISIF-V in application and work with us to finish the eligibility verification.
Other external scholarship opportunities are also available, such as:
The Graduate Research Fellowship Operations Center is responsible for processing applications and responding to requests for information. General inquiries regarding the Graduate Research Fellowship Program should be made to:
Graduate Research Fellowship Operations Center, telephone: 866-NSF-GRFP, 866-673-4737 (toll-free from the US and Canada) or 202-331-3542 (international). email: firstname.lastname@example.org