Back to School: Navy Offering Cyber Scholarships

The Department of the Navy is offering scholarships to its civilian and military personnel to help meet the increasing need for cybersecurity and information assurance professionals.

The scholarships are available through the Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program and are for master’s and doctorate level work.

The scholarships cover the cost of tuition, fees and books and can be used for degrees in biometrics, computer science, computer crime investigation, computer engineering, cyber operations, digital and multimedia forensics, electronics engineering, software engineering, telecommunications, business management or administration and other areas with a CS/IA concentration.

DON civilian and military members may apply for IA scholarships through their service chain-of-command to the DON CIO. View detailed instructions on the scholarship nomination process.


January 16 is the deadline for submission of nomination packages for courses starting this coming summer and fall. If you have questions, contact the DON CIO Cyber/IT Work Work Team at (703) 695-1983.

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