DoD Cyber Scholarship Application Now Open

Posted on 12/1/21 11:47 PM

The Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) is designed to support the recruitment of new cyber talent and the retention of DoD personnel who have skills necessary to meet DoD's cyber requirements and help secure our nation against threats of information systems and networks. DoD CySP provides scholarships to students in pursuit of cyber-related degree at National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Education, such as IUP.  

Following graduation, students are eligible for full-time employment with various components and agencies across the DoD. Students are required to work for the DoD a minimum of one year for each year of scholarship support they receive. They also will receive a security clearance.

These are very prestigious scholarship awards that include

  • Full cost of tuition and all fees provided for an academic year.
  • A $27,000 stipend for undergraduate students ($32,000 for master's/doctoral students) to cover room and board.
  • Covering the cost of all required books (up to $1,250 a year).
  • A laptop (up to $1,500).

Application for the AY 2022–23 cycle is now open. If you are interested, please visit the IUP DoD Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) website for detailed instructions on how to apply.