CyberCorps: SCHOLARSHIP FOR SERVICE

Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) is working with Purdue University Northwest to support students interested in studying cybersecurity.

Information Session: March 29, 2021 @ 5pm (CST)

You are invited to learn more about CyberCorps Scholarship For Service (SFS), a unique opportunity designed to recruit and train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. This program provides funds to colleges and universities for student scholarships in support of education in areas relevant to cybersecurity. In return for their scholarships, recipients must agree to work after graduation for the Federal Government or, subject to approval of the NSF program office and OPM, for a State, Local, or Tribal Government in a position related to cybersecurity for a period equal to the length of the scholarship. This program will exchange three years of education (1 year at MVCC and 2 years at Purdue University Northwest) for three years of service at a government agency.

The scholarship package includes the following:

  • Stipend: $25,000 per year for undergraduate and $34,000 per year for graduate.
  • Full tuition and education related fees.
  • Professional development allowance (travel, professional certification etc. (up to $6000 per year).
  • A book allowance (up to $2,000 per year).

Join our virtual information session on March 29 at 5pm to learn more about this exciting program. Use the following link: https://zoom.us/j/97866164761?pwd=WDZZUytyRUd0UlhGS1VEVmxZT0xJQT09

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please reach out to Stanley Kostka (email: kostkas@morainevalley.edu | phone: 708.608.4285) or Kristine Christensen (email: christensen@morainevalley.edu | phone: 708.974.5512)

About the Program

CyberCorps: Scholarship for ServiceScholarship For Service (SFS) is a unique program designed to recruit and train the next generation of information technology professionals, industrial control system security professionals, and security managers to meet the needs of the cybersecurity mission for Federal, State, local, and tribal governments. This program provides scholarships for up to 3 years of support for cybersecurity undergraduate and graduate (MS or PhD) education. The scholarships are funded through grants awarded by the National Science Foundation. In return for their scholarships, recipients must agree to work after graduation for the U.S. Government, in a position related to cybersecurity, for a period equal to the length of the scholarship.

Learn More About the SFS Program

Learn More About the SFS Program at Purdue University Northwest 

For more information
or to apply, please contact:

Stanley Kostka
708.608.4285
kostkas@morainevalley.edu

Dr. Kristine Christensen
708.974.5512
christensen@morainevalley.edu


To apply to the Purdue Northwest CyberCorps®
Scholarship for Service (SFS)

Application Information Due to Moraine Valley Community College by noon on Monday, April 12.

Please review the minimum qualifications and when you submit your application you submit it your information to both Moraine Valley Community College and Purdue University Northwest.

To download the application and other required documentation, please visit the following website: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe
/form/SV_1YzTz8P0Feiyvsh

VERY IMPORTANT NOTE:
In addition to submitting your application to Purdue Northwest, please submit copies of your application documents to both Stanley Kostka (kostkas@morainevalley.edu) and Kristine Christensen (christensen@morainevalley.edu). Further, you will need to ask that your references also copy both of us when they submit their references and recommendation letters to the CyberCorps@pnw.edu.

Have questions or need additional information? 

Please contact both Stan and Kristine with any questions that you have.