Under the leadership of the project's principal investigator, Dr. Waleed Farag, IUP, along with a selected group of national universities, has been awarded funding since 2018 from the Department of Defense in support of the Cyber Scholarship Program
This project has introduced a systematic program designed to effectively recruit qualified and high-achieving students who are enrolled in our cybersecurity program of study as candidates to the CySP. Selected candidates for this scholarship will receive
full support, including a generous annual stipend, a waiver for tuition and all fees, books, laptop, and other benefits. Please see below complete details about the current project and its previous years.
If you are interested in pursuing this full-ride scholarship to support your study in cybersecurity and related fields, the Department of Defense is currently seeking scholarship applications from rising junior and senior (third- and fourth-year) undergraduate
and master/doctoral students for the 2021–22 academic year. Information about this coming application cycle is given below.
An online information session was held on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. to explain the scholarship and answer all your questions. If you could not attend, you can access the informational session recording here.
View the 2021–22 flyer
Make sure you satisfy all basic requirements listed above.
Read the scholarship application requirements carefully and in its entirety to be fully familiar with the
Read the detailed student application preparation instructions thoroughly and make sure you comply with all directions.
Download and complete the new application. Applications must be filled out entirely and include the required additional materials.
If you are a returning student (one who is currently an awardee and would like to apply to renew the scholarship for another year), please download and complete the returning
Only electronic applications (a PDF) will be accepted.
All applicants must use the required résumé template.
Applications and questions should be submitted to Dr. Farag. See contact info below.
Waleed Farag, PhDDirector of the IUP Institute for Cybersecurity334 Stright Hall210 S. 10th St.Indiana, PA 15705