Program Specific Scholarships

InfoSec Institute Cybersecurity Scholarship Program

$50,000 of Funding Available in 2018

The cybersecurity skill shortage is a growing crisis facing organizations across the globe. A recent research report by Cybersecurity Ventures estimates there are 350,000 open cybersecurity positions in the U.S. today, and predict a global deficit of 3.5 million cyber security jobs by 2021. InfoSec Institute launched its Cybersecurity Scholarship Program in 2018 to help close this growing security skills gap and encourage new talent to join the industry.

The InfoSec Institute Cybersecurity Scholarship Program awards over $50,000 in training courses to four recipients each year. Valued at $12,600 each, the scholarships guide aspiring security professionals through a progressive career path. Scholarships target underrepresented groups in cybersecurity, and include certification exam vouchers to give recipients the skills, credentials and experience needed to secure a professional-level cybersecurity position. Selection criteria varies by scholarship, but exclusively focuses on those seeking a career in cybersecurity. Available scholarships include:

Recipients will receive free enrollment into each of the following award-winning training boot camps:

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Applications for the 2018 InfoSec Institute Cybersecurity Scholarship Program are due August 31, 2018. Click the links listed above to apply.

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship

The NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing an interest in the media, entertainment, or communications fields. High school seniors planning to begin their undergraduate studies in fall 2018 are also eligible to apply. Each recipient will receive $5,625 to help cover the cost of education.

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2018 Hartford Technology Rental IT Scholarship

The purpose of the Hartford Technology Rental IT Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students at the Junior and Senior level who are concentrating in the study of Information Technology.

Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded two times each year (May 15th and December 15th).

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The Foundation for Information Technology Education

The Foundation for Information Technology Education serves as the research and development arm of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP). The Foundation provides scholarship funds for Information Technology students. The Foundation's mission is the professional development of individuals in the Information Systems industry.

Scholarships for Accounting Students

Many organizations offer scholarships to encourage the pursuit of an accounting education. Scan this site for a listing of scholarship opportunities.

Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students

Committed to member service and the public interest, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and its predecessors have been serving the accounting profession since 1887. The AICPA scholarship program provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Scholarships are awarded each July for the following academic year. For more information about this scholarship, please visit the AICPA Web site.