Scholarships and Grants are an excellent way to fund your education. Merit scholarships are offered to students based on their admissions applications and do not require additional applications to be considered.  Additional campus scholarships are available through our Competitive Scholarships Application, some scholarships may require additional questions beyond the general application and make sure to check back often for new scholarship listings.

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Additionally, you may qualify for cybersecurity-specific scholarships. View opportunities below.

 

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Mastercard Cybersecurity Scholarships - for Spring 2019

Mastercard is proud to offer 4 x $2500 (total $10,000) in scholarships to students pursuing a Cybersecurity program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Number of Available Awards: 4
Scholarship Award Amount: $2500 each
Application Deadline: Thursday, November 8, 2018 by 11:59 p.m. Central Time

Each of the four $2500 scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit, potential impact of scholarship award on the student, financial need, likelihood of successful completion of a cybersecurity focused curriculum and transitioning into full-time cybersecurity related work, and other criteria as determined by the scholarship award committee.

Eligibility Criteria

These are competitive scholarships. Minimum eligibility criteria include:

  1. You must be either a current or prospective student, enrolled for Spring 2019 semester, in at least one of the following programs:
    1. Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
    2. Undergraduate Minor in Cybersecurity
    3. Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
  2. (-If you have not already declared the certificate or minor, you may do so by Nov 8, 2018 to be eligible for the scholarship. Please talk to your academic advisor to declare your certificate/minor in cybersecurity.
    -For prospective students, awards are contingent on proof of enrollment in Spring 2019.
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  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the current or most recent program
  4. Scholarship Awardees must commit to attending and possibly speaking at an official scholarship awards ceremony to be held during our STLCyberCon conference on November 16, 2018. The scholarship ceremony will be held sometime between 10am to 1pm on Nov 16 at the JC Penney Conference Center Auditorium.

Application Instructions 

  1. Students must complete application form
    APPLICATION FORM LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/dGHuY1RGAqbk2Mgs1
  2. An essay describing student interest and background in cybersecurity and why the student will be a good candidate for the scholarship (to be entered through the application form linked above; maximum 300 words)
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Evaluation and Award Procedure

  1. The scholarship committee will evaluate all applications and announce the results by Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018.
  2. Scholarship amounts will be credited to your student account for Spring 2019

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 8, 2018 BY 11:59 P.M. CENTRAL TIME

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U.S. Bank - Proud Sponsor of Cybersecurity Scholarships

U.S. Bank Cybersecurity Scholarships - Fall 2020

U.S. Bank is proud to offer 4 x $2500 (total $10,000) in scholarships to students pursuing a Cybersecurity program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Number of Available Awards: 4

Scholarship Award Amount: $2500 each

Application Deadline: July 15, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. Central Time

Each of the four $2500 scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit and likelihood of successful completion of a cybersecurity focused curriculum and transitioning into full-time cybersecurity related work.

Eligibility Criteria

These are competitive scholarships. Minimum eligibility criteria include:

  1. You must be either a current or prospective student enrolled by the beginning of Fall 2020 semester in at least one of the following programs:
    1. Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
    2. Master of Science in Cybersecurity
    3. Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
    4. Undergraduate Minor in Cybersecurity
    5. Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
      (If you have not already declared a certificate or minor, you may do so by July 15, 2020 to be eligible for the scholarship. Please talk to your academic advisor to declare your certificate/minor in cybersecurity.)
  2. Minimum cumulative campus GPA of 3.0 in the current or most recent program
  3. Scholarship Awardees must commit to attending and speaking at an official scholarship awards ceremony to be held the second or third week of October 2020. Depending on the COVID-19 restrictions, the awardees may be asked to create short video statements instead of the in-person awards ceremony and/or participate in a virtual ceremony.
  4. Past US Bank or Mastercard cybersecurity scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.

Application Instructions

  1. Students must complete application form
  2. An essay describing student interest and background in cybersecurity and why the student will be a good candidate for the scholarship (to be entered through the application form linked above; maximum 300 words)
  3.  A current resume (MS Word or PDF file) emailed to Dr. Shaji Khan (shajikhan@umsl.edu) with subject line: “US Bank Cybersecurity Scholarship Application – Fall 2020”

Evaluation and Award Procedure

  1. The scholarship committee will evaluate all applications and announce the results around July 31, 2020.
  2. Scholarship awards will be credited to your student account in Fall 2020 (August).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. Central Time

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR US BANK CYBERSECURITY SCHOLARSHIP