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Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program (DoD CySP)DoDSeal

  • Do you want to pursue a challenging and interesting profession in Cybersecurity?
  • Do you want to work for the Department of Defense and help defend our nation's cyberspace?
  • Do you want to have your education paid for?

The University of Wisconsin-Stout, a designated National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense, has been participating in the Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program (DoD CySP) Program for the past three years.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • An undergraduate student will be paid a stipend of $25,000 per academic year (BS degree) and a graduate student will be paid a stipend of $30,000 per academic year (MS/Ph.D. degree).
  • The scholarship will pay for full cost of tuition, required fees, books, and a stipend to cover room and board.
  • The DoD will also provide sponsors who will maintain contact with the student during the scholarship period, and who will facilitate the student's entry into internships and eventual DoD employment.
  • The application is open to all students at UW-Stout and have declared a major in BS-CNIT, BS-ICT, MS-ICT, BS-CS, BS-AMCS, BS-CEE.

Click to view the New Student Application

Click to download the CySP Resume Template

The next application round will be due February 5, 2021 at 5 pm

If you have any questions please contact Dr. Holly Yuan via email at yuanh@uwstout.edu