CCSE Graduate scholarship
Center for Cyber Safety and Education
Deadline:  08th March
Results on:  01st September

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Scholarship Overview

  • The CCSE Graduate scholarship is awarded by the Centre for Cyber Safety and Education. This scholarship programme is open to graduate students from anywhere in the world. The main aim of this scholarship is to ease some of their educational financial burdens. This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree, PhD studies however it is awarded in select fields/disciplines - 

  • Cybersecurity
  • Information assurance

Shortlisting Process

Applicants will be scored by members of (ISC)² and scholarship sponsors (if applicable). Scoring will be based upon three categories:

  • Passion
  • Merit
  • Financial Need

Terms and Conditions

The continuation of the scholarship depends on the good academic performance of the scholars in the examinations conducted by their respective universities.

Renewal cases of stipend holders who are not promoted to the next year will not be considered for further renewal.

 

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
  • Applicants must be pursuing a Master’s Degree program or doctoral studies.
  • GPA must be at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
  • May be attending on campus or online and full time or part-time and in the US or Internationally.
  • Do not currently need to be enrolled, however, no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.

 

How To Apply

This scholarship needs a separate external application.
 

Application Documents

  • Essay questions to be filled out in application:
    • Tell us why you should be chosen to receive this (ISC)² Cybersecurity Scholarship and what makes you stand out from your peers?
    • Describe why you need the scholarship.
    • Describe your personal and education backgrounds.
    • Describe why you chose your major and your goals for your academic career. What makes you a candidate for success in information security and what are your goals for your professional career.
    • Describe any contributions to the cybersecurity field i.e., volunteer work, articles, etc., and any other hobbies or extracurricular activities and what they mean to you. (Do not include links to articles)
    • Please tell us anything else you would like us to know about you.
  • One Letter of Recommendation outlining the following:
    • How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?
    • What skills or abilities does the applicant have that will support him/her in completing a degree?
    • What other information about the applicant should be taken into consideration?

NOTE: Academic references are preferred; however, you may submit a professional letter of reference addressing the points above.

  • Resume/CV - No more than 3 pages maximum. Do not include links to publications.
  • Unofficial transcripts from the current (or most recent) educational institution. If awarded; no funds will be disbursed until official transcripts have been received.