Deadline Info: 7/31/17 Scholarship Track, 12/05/2017 Capacity Track

Agency/Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Website: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17556/nsf17556.htm#budg_cst_shr_txt

The CyberCorps(R): Scholarship for Service (SFS) program seeks proposals that address cybersecurity education and workforce development. The Scholarship Track provides funding to award scholarships to students in cybersecurity. All scholarship recipients must work after graduation for a Federal, State, Local, or Tribal Government organization in a position related to cybersecurity for a period equal to the length of the scholarship. The Capacity Track seeks innovative proposals leading to an increase in the ability of the United States higher education enterprise to produce cybersecurity professionals. Proposals are encouraged that contribute to the expansion of existing educational opportunities and resources in cybersecurity and focus on efforts such as research on the teaching and learning of cybersecurity.

Funding:  Scholarships provide academic year stipends of $22,500 per year for undergraduate students and $34,000 per year for graduate students. In addition, SFS scholarships cover expenses normally incurred by full-time students at the institution, including tuition and education related fees (does not include items such as meal plans, housing, or parking); a health insurance reimbursement allowance up to $3,000 per year; a professional development allowance of $4,000 for SFS Job Fair and other travel, professional certification etc. and a book allowance of $2,000 per academic year. Capacity Track projects may vary in size and may request up to $500,000 in total budget with up to three years duration.



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