CCSE Graduate scholarship

Awarded by : Centre for Cyber Safety and education

Updated on Dec 31, 2021
Sonal Gupta

University Research Analyst

CCSE Graduate scholarship

  • Applicable for

    All universities in USA +239 more

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 3,68,800/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    20

  • Course Level

    Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Final application deadline

    07 Mar 2022

  • Type of scholarships

    Merit

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Scholarship Overview

  • Scholarships are administered by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education
  • Offered to the graduate students from anywhere in the world, to ease some of their educational financial burdens

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree, PhD

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Singapore +235 more

  • The scholarship is applicable to the following field of study-
    • Cybersecurity or
    • Information assurance

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 5,000 => Rs 3,68,800

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 81.63 (last updated 1st October 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • Each scholarship award will be between $1,000 – $5,000
  • The award will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 20

  • Up to 20 scholarships will be awarded

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required
UG Required (minimum score 3.5 GPA)

Eligibility

  • Applicant:
    • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
    • Must be pursuing a Master’s Degree program or doctoral studies
    • GPA must be at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale)
    • May be attending on campus or online and full time or part-time and in the US or Internationally
    • Do not currently need to be enrolled, however, no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university

Preference will be given to following candidates:

  • Applicants will be scored by members of (ISC)² and scholarship sponsors (if applicable). Scoring will be based upon three categories:
    • Passion
    • Merit
    • Financial Need

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Essays Required
CV Required

  • Essay questions to be filled out in application:
    • Tell us why you should be chosen to receive this (ISC)² Cybersecurity Scholarship and what makes you stand out from your peers?
    • Describe why you need the scholarship.
    • Describe your personal and educational backgrounds.
    • Describe why you chose your major and your goals for your academic career. What makes you a candidate for success in information security and what are your goals for your professional career.
    • Describe any contributions to the cybersecurity field i.e., volunteer work, articles, etc., and any other hobbies or extracurricular activities and what they mean to you. (Do not include links to articles)
    • Please tell us anything else you would like us to know about you
  • One Letter of Recommendation outlining the following:
    • How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?
    • What skills or abilities does the applicant have that will support him/her in completing a degree?
    • What other information about the applicant should be taken into consideration?
    • NOTE: Academic references are preferred; however, you may submit a professional letter of reference addressing the points above
  • Resume/CV - No more than 3 pages maximum. Do not include links to publications
  • Unofficial transcripts from the current (or most recent) educational institution. If awarded; no funds will be disbursed until official transcripts have been received

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application start date November 15, 2021 Not Available
Application final end date March 07, 2022
  • Application Deadline: March 7, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST
Notifications Not Available
  • Award/No Award notifications will be emailed in June 2022

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email scholarships@isc2.org
Phone number +1-727-493-3587

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