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NSF Grant Funds New CyberCorps Scholarship Program

  • April 19, 2017
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 address cybersecurity challenges.

Members of the two departments at the announcement of the grant program. 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.