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    James K. Goldston Cybersecurity Scholarship

    Offered by East Tennessee Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 26, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $1,800

    Grade level

    High School Seniors & College Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    February 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The James K. Goldston Cybersecurity Scholarship was established in 2006 by the family of James K. Goldston to provide assistance to students from Tennessee to pursue in-state undergraduate programs of study in computer engineering, computer science, cyber science, or information security. Special consideration will be given to non-traditional students, while preference will be given to applicants who are the first in their family to attend college and to those enrolled in an NSA National Center for Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity program at Jackson State Community College, Lemoyne-Owen College, Roane State Community College, Tennessee Technological University, the University of Memphis, or the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

    If you’re a current or incoming undergraduate student from Tennesee who will be attending an in-state college to pursue a computer science-related field of study, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About East Tennessee Foundation

    The East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) is a public charity and community foundation created by and for the people of East Tennessee, where many donors join together to make the region they love a better place, today and for future generations.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Seniors & College Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    Minimum GPA

    2.5

    Academic Interest

    Computer Science, Cybersecurity

    Other Category

    Low Income

    State

    Tennessee

    Application information

    In addition to the below application materials, interested students may be required to submit their FAFSA Student Aid Report.

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at two-year and four-year colleges.

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact East Tennessee Foundation at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the James K. Goldston Cybersecurity Scholarship is not renewable.

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