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    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships

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    Sugandhi Sood

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    Center for Cyber Safety and Education offers (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships to female students pursuing degrees in the field of cybersecurity or information assurance. The scholarships are applicable across the globe in Canadian Universities, US Universities, Indian Universities, Australian Universities, U.K Universities, etc.

    • (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships are offered to full-time or part-time students.
    • Up to 10 Cybersecurity Scholarships are awarded worth 1,000 USD to 6,000 USD.
    • Separate application form is mandatory to avail (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships.
    • Applicants must fulfill the entry requirements of their chosen university in the UK, US, Canada, etc.

    Some of the popular and high ranking universities offering programs in cybersecurity are John Hopkins University, Iowa State University, King’s College London, Macquarie University, etc.


    Highlights

    Scholarship TypeMerit-Based
    Offered byCorporate
    OrganizationCenter for cyber security and education
    Application Deadline Feb 19 ,2021
    No. of Scholarships10
    AmountVariable
    RenewabilityNo
    International Students EligibleYes
    Scholarship Website Linkhttps://www.iamcybersafe.org/s/womens-scholarships

    Eligibility Criteria

    The applicant must be a high school student, undergraduate student or graduate student to be eligible for the scholarship.

    To qualify for the (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships, applicants have to meet the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

    • Pursuing or planning to pursue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
      • Applicable for full-time, part-time, or online program
    • Minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
    • Must be attending a university in the US or Internationally.

    Note: Applicants don't need to be currently enrolled, however, no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.


    Application Process

    Applicants of the (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships are required to complete the application form available on the official website of the Center for Cyber Safety and Education.

    Along with the form, applicants must submit the necessary student supporting documentation.

    Student supporting Documents

    • Unofficial transcripts from current (or most recent) educational institutions.
    • One Letter of Recommendation outlining:-
      • How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?
      • Skills or abilities that the applicant has which will support her in completing a degree
      • Other information about the applicants' consideration?
    • Resume/CV of (maximum 3 pages)
    • TOEFL or IELTS score (if applicable)
    • Essay questions detailing about:
      • Why an applicant deserves a Center for Cyber Safety and Education Scholarship.
      • Need the scholarship, personal and educational backgrounds
      • Goals for an academic career and in a professional career.
      • Hobbies or extracurricular activities.

    Only those applications which are complete in all respects will be forwarded to the selection committee of (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships.


    Selection Process

    For the selection process of (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships, academic references are preferred.

    Applicants will be given scores by members of (ISC)² and scholarship sponsors (if applicable). Scoring of the applicants will be based upon the following criteria:

    • Passion:- passion for the field of cybersecurity and information technology
    • Merit:- academic performance and extracurricular activities of students
    • Financial Need:- Applicants must demonstrate the financial need for the scholarship.

    Apart from this, the committee might consider the exam scores submitted to study abroad.


    Grant Details

    Basis of granting the award Academic merit
    Number of Scholarships 10
    Application Timeline February
    Result Date June
    Separate Application Needed Yes
    Mode of Application Online
    Award Value 1,000 USD to 6,000 USD
    Citizenship Eligibility All eligible female students
    Colleges Universities New Zealand, UK, Canada, US, Australia, etc

    The deadline for this year is February 19 (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships are administered by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education.

    For any query related to the scholarship. applicants may contact :
    scholarships@isc2.org or call 727-493-3587

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