DOD Cyber Security Scholarship Program

The Department of Defense Cybersecurity Scholarship Program (DoD CySP) is a nationwide program with the goal of increasing the number of qualified students entering the fields of cybersecurity, computer science, information assurance, and information technology at the Department of Defense through a scholarship for service program. These students will help secure the nation against threats of increasing attacks against our nation’s infrastructure and secure our country against threats.



Students must be 18 or older, full time students and accepted into an appropriate program at DSU. Undergraduates must have completed at least 60 credits at the time at which they would receive the award. Students must have at least one year of school left (at least a fall and spring semester) in their plan of study (undergrad, graduate, or combination). Must meet minimum GPA standards of 3.2 (undergrad) or 3.5 (graduate).If awarded students can earn up to 100% tuition and fees covered plus a $27,000 undergraduate stipend or $32,000 graduate stipend. Includes funding for professional development and books, paid summer internship, and guaranteed job security following graduation in federal, state, local or tribal government.


Applicable Institutions:

Dakota State University



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