Benefits of the SFS Program

  • Tuition and fees (excluding items such as meal plans, housing, or parking).
  • Annual stipend (Undergraduate: $27,000, Graduate: $37,000).
  • Professional Allowance of up to $6,000 per academic year. The allowance can be used towards course materials and professional development activities including, but not limited to, the SFS Job Fair, travel to professional conferences, professional certifications, and a one-time purchase of a laptop.
  • Expertise in a growing professional field.
  • Opportunities for research experience with cybersecurity experts.
  • Internships and mentoring in a federal government setting. Students who receive a scholarship are required to complete an approved cybersecurity-related internship in the summers between their scholarship years.
  • Guidance from an ACES advisor. Students and advisors meet one-on-one at least twice per semester.
  • Assistance with placement in a federal agency upon graduating, including attendance at the annual CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service Job Fair.