Cyber Security Scholarships

Scholarship Description

Cyber Security Scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing academic degrees in cyber security, cyber attack, computer science, information technology, digital forensics, or electronic engineering from an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States.*

*Distance-Learning or Online programs affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible. 

Applications are requested from qualified sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate students and graduate students enrolled full time in an eligible degree-granting program.  Must be at least second-year student, regardless of academic hours accumulated.

Applicants must be currently enrolled at the time of application in a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the United States. Distance-learning programs are eligible.

U.S. citizenship required.

A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

Candidates must be majoring in a field directly related to the support of U.S. cyber security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA such as cyber security, cyber attack, computer science, digital forensics, information technology, or electronic engineering.

These are merit scholarships based on demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and financial need.

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 5,000

Deadline: 2019-11-01


Sponsoring Organization AFCEA Educational Foundation
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033-3899

Contact Person:

Phone: 703-631-6149

Fax: 703-631-4693