Rebecca Gurley Bace SWSIS Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 1, 2021

Monday
Awarded By:

Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA) and Scholarships for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The SWSIS program provides scholarships of up to $10,000 for women studying for their Bachelors and Masters degrees in fields relating to information security. Funds are paid directly to your account at your university for tuition, books, etc. Scholarship winners will be invited to attend security conferences held by ACSA and HP (expenses will be paid for winners who choose to attend) and will have opportunities to participate in career mentoring programs organized by the CRA-W. Some scholarship winners may also be offered summer internships with HP.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program.
  3. Must be majoring in information security.
  4. Must be a woman.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: SWSIS scholarships have been awarded to over 75 women studying information security. The SWSIS program provides scholarships of up to $10,000 for women studying in fields relating to information security. These awards provide assistance to women at the formative stages of their careers in these fields.

Application requirements for the Rebecca Gurley Bace SWSIS Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript.
Additional Information: Women studying information security may apply for consideration to receive the scholarship for their third or fourth year of undergraduate studies, or for a Masters’ program. To be eligible, you must be accepted at or enrolled in a US campus of a US university. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Applications are accepted by a February 1 deadline of each year, for scholarships to start the following academic year. The application site opens in early December for a mid-December to February 1 application window. Decisions are finalized in mid-April. The SWSIS program provides scholarships for women studying for their Bachelors and Masters degrees in fields relating to information security. The purpose of these scholarships is to provide assistance to women at the formative stages of their careers in these fields.

Award Amount: Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded. Funds are paid directly to your account at your university for tuition, books, etc. The scholarship may be renewable for a second year if eligibility conditions are still met, given proof of satisfactory academic progress and availability of funds.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 1, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 1, 2021

Application must be submitted electronically. The application site opens in early December for a mid-December to February 1 application window. Decisions are finalized in mid-April.
Contact: Rebecca Gurley Bace SWSIS Scholarship
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