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    SWSIS Scholarships

    Offered by Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA) & CRA-WP

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jun 2, 2023
    Multiple awards worth

    $2,000

    Grade level

    College Upperclassmen & Graduate 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

    Are you a woman pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in information security or a related field? If so, you might be interested in applying for the SWSIS Scholarships! The scholarships are open to women who are upperclassmen undergraduates or master’s students in fields relating to information security. The program is offered by the Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA) & The Computing Research Association’s Committee on Widening Participation in Computing Research (CRA-WP). The program’s purpose is to increase women’s representation in the information security workforce. Thus, every year, multiple aspiring female information scientists are chosen to receive scholarships worth at least $2,000 to help fund their educations. If you are a woman passionate about obtaining your information security (or related) degree, we encourage you to apply!

    Eligibility information

    The scholarship is open to women enrolled in an information security (or related) program at a U.S. university. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

    Grade Level

    College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students

    Academic Interest

    Computer Science

    Other Category

    Women

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application and the below application materials.

    Essay

    Academic transcript

    Resume or CV

    Two letters of recommendation

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    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA) & CRA-WP at [email protected].

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