About the Scholarship

Scholarship For Service (SFS) is a unique program initiated by National Science Foundation which is designed to recruit and train the next generation of information technology professionals, industrial control system security professionals, and security managers to meet the needs of the cybersecurity mission for Federal, State, local, and tribal governments.

This program provides the award for up to 3 years of support for cybersecurity undergraduate and graduate (MS or Ph.D.) education. The scholarships are funded through grants awarded by the National Science Foundation. 


How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • In order to access the scholarship award, You must create an online account that will help to access the online scholarship application form.

  • To get this scholarship funding opportunity an applicant must demonstrate the financial need as specified by the financial aid department.

  • In addition to that, the applicant must provide an official transcript of a school where he or she is enrolled in.

  • Additionally, he/she must give a recommendation letter from the faculty member.


Award Amount and Deadline:

The scholarship award amount ranges from $22500 to $34000 available to qualified candidates per academic year.

To get to know about the deadline and additional information about the award, applicants must visit the official website to understand further information. 



Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.

  • The applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at an approved university or college.

  • The applicant must be pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree program related to cybersecurity.

  • The applicant must be a research-based doctoral student.


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