Information Assurance Scholarship Program Announcement
Capitol Technology University is pleased to announce that Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) scholarships are being funded this year for the Fall 2017-18 school year. This scholarship program is available to students at designated Centers of Excellence in cybersecurity education, including Capitol.
Students chosen for this prestigious opportunity receive full scholarship packages including undergraduate or graduation tuition as well as a stipend ($22,000 undergraduate and $30,000 graduate) for room and board. In exchange, for each year that they receive the scholarship recipients agree to provide one year of paid cybersecurity work for the federal government after graduation.
Full-time students entering their third or fourth years of undergraduate education; students in their first or second year of a master’s degree program; and students pursuing doctoral degrees are eligible to apply. Note current DoD/Federal Civilians, Active Duty Military (Active Guard and Reserves), and students who currently have a service obligation are not eligible.
You must apply through the university. The deadline for completed IASP applications is 15 May 2017. Completed applications must be submitted with official transcripts and 2 letters of reference from faculty or employers. Capitol will interview all applicants the week of 22-26 May 2017. Notification of selection will be made to students on 29 May 2017. The selected student list will be forwarded to NSA by the deadline of 31 May 2017. NSA will make the final selections by 1 August 2017.
There will be an Adobe Connect information session held on 9 May 2017 @ 7 PM EST: http://capitol.adobeconnect.com/iasp/
Completed applications should be received at the following locations by midnight 15 May 2017:
The IASP student application instructions are located here. (Appendix C)
The IASP Application is here. (Appendix D)