After years of collaboration between the Departments of Criminal Justice and Computer Science, The National Science Foundation has awarded a $2.1 million Scholarship for Service grant to help prepare a highly qualified workforce to address cybersecurity challenges and threats against the nation’s computer and information systems.
The NSF’s CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service program is an effort to address the growing threat to the nation’s information technology infrastructure. Students applying to or currently pursuing a Master of Science in Computer Forensics and Security Management degree will have the opportunity to apply to program. The scholarships will cover tuition and other expenses and will include a stipend. To learn more, visit the Computer Science department website.