CCSE Undergraduate Scholarship

Awarded By: Centre for Cyber Safety and Education
Updated on Jan 17, 2024
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Course: Bachelors
Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Amount: USD 5,000
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Scholarship Overview

Aspiring information security professionals have the opportunity to ease some of their educational financial burden with the ISC2 Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship, offering undergraduate students studying information security up to US$5,000 per recipient.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree
  • The scholarship is applicable to the following field of study-
  • Cybersecurity
  • Information assurance or similar field

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 5,000 => Rs 4,08,150
Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.20 (last updated 29th December 2023)
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time
Scholarship will be between $1,000 – $5,000
The award will be sent to the school with instructions that it must be applied to tuition, fees and books
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the 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 ? Scholarship amount can be used for this

Number of students to be awarded:
20Student Awards – Additional Information

  • Up to 20 scholarships will be awarded. Each scholarship award will be between $1,000 – $5,000
  • If awarded: the funds will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books. Recipients do NOT receive award funds
  • Awards do not renew. You will need to reapply each year in order to be considered for another award

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

Application Process for this scholarship:Applicants will need:

  • Unofficial transcripts from your current (or most recent) educational institution If awarded; no funds will be disbursed until official transcripts have been received
  • 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
  • Essay questions to be filled out in application Maximum of 250 words per answer:
    • Tell us why you should be chosen to receive this ISC2 Cybersecurity Scholarship and what makes you stand out from your peers?
    • Describe why you need the scholarship
    • Describe your personal and education 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 ie, 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 in consideration of your application

    Application Documents:

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

    Scholarship Application:This scholarship needs a separate external application.
    Important Dates & FAQ info:

    Info Date
    Scholarship Deadline February 29, 2024
    Contact Email: scholarships@isc2.org
    Contact Number: 1-727-493-3587
    Scholarship Decision Date June 2024

    Additional InformationNot all applicants will receive a scholarship. Scholarships are a one-time award and must be re-applied for each year in order to be considered for another scholarship. No scholarship awards will be paid until July 2024.

Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity, information assurance or similar field in the fall of 2024
  • Must be pursuing an associates or undergraduate degree in 2024
  • If you will have graduated with your undergraduate degree by the fall then please apply for the ISC2 Graduate Scholarship if appropriate
  • GPA must be at least 33 on a 40 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale)
  • If you need to convert your GPA please visit https://applicationswesorg/igpa-calculator/
  • You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required)
  • May be attending on campus or online
  • May be attending full time or part time
  • May be attending in the US or Internationally
  • You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university

Special RestrictionsNo Special Restriction is applicable.Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required

iSchoolConnect Rating

4
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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their secondary education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time