Clark State Community College is offering scholarships to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces or anyone with any bachelor’s degree with a strong interest in CyberSecurity.
Community College Cyber Pilot Program (C3P): Scholarship for Service (SFS) is a unique program designed to increase and strengthen the cadre of information assurance professionals that protect the government’s critical information infrastructure.
“All education costs are covered,” said Dan Heighton, professor of CyberSecurity/Information Assurance at Clark State. “Students will be required to intern at a federal agency the summer between years one and two and will be facilitated into the internship and a federal job after graduation.”
Qualified students who complete Clark State’s two-year CyberSecurity/Information Assurance program receive a paid scholarship (tuition, fees and books), a stipend of $25,000 per year, cybersecurity internships and assistance with full-time employment.
To be eligible, prospective students must: be strongly interested in Clark State’s CyberSecurity/Information Assurance two-year degree; be able to commit to two years of full-time education and two-years of government employment; be willing to sign a promissory note; be able to meet the requirements for security clearance; and be willing to travel for prospective internships and job placement.
Applications are due April 12 and are available at: http://bit.ly/2J6QTxq. For more information about the scholarships, contact Crystal Jones, assistant dean of Business and Applied Technologies Division, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-328-6466. Scholarships will be available beginning in the fall semester of 2019.