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Microsoft Cybersecurity Scholarship Program

Offered by The Last Mile Education Fund & Microsoft

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Aug 1, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

College Underclassmen

Application deadline:


Scholarship Overview

Are you currently enrolled in a two-year cybersecurity-related program in the U.S? If so, consider applying for the Microsoft Cybersecurity Scholarship Program! This scholarship is open to students at community colleges or technical schools in the U.S who demonstrate financial need and are studying cybersecurity. The Last Mile Education Fund and Microsoft jointly offer the scholarship, working together to combat the diversity and talent shortages in the cybersecurity workforce by investing in passionate students. On a rolling basis, the scholarship grants $500 awards to help students cover short-term basic needs like food, rent, transportation/car costs, and purchasing a laptop or computer. Winners also receive up to $375 to pay for the costs of cybersecurity certification exams. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must be currently enrolled in a cybersecurity-related program at a community college or technical school in the U.S. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College Underclassmen


U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

Academic Interest

Computer Science, Cybersecurity

Other Category

Low Income

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, evidence of financial need, their Linkedin/GitHub profile link, and the below application materials.

Academic transcript

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Scholarship FAQ

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 The Last Mile Education Fund & Microsoft at [email protected].

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