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 education: Financial aid
How to Cut
Your Tuition Bill
It’s more important than ever to find ways to reduce college costs.
If you’re looking for financial aid, start with scholarships at the schools you are interested in attend-
ing. These are usually the most gener- ous. But there are also numerous cybersecurity scholarships from many sources, such as non-profits, founda- tions, institutions, government organi- zations, and corporations. Did you know that many available scholarships go un-
Center for Cyber Safety and Education Women’s Scholarship
Award amount: $1,000 - $6,000
CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Award amount: $18,000 + salary program/
The Colonel Sully H. De Fontaine Scholarship Award
Award amount: $1,200
Cybersecurity Talent Initiative Student Loan Assistance Program Award amount: up to $75,000
David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
Award amount: $8,000 - $25,000 boren-scholarship-basics
used? So apply for as many as you can! Websites for almost all government
agencies include details on scholarships generally, as well as partnerships with non-profits and professional organiza- tions, such as Women Who Code. These organizations often have partnerships with universities and private employers for scholarships, paid internships, or both. The National Society of Black
Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Pro- fessional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers all offer scholarships.
Ask your high school guidance coun- selor to help you. In the meantime, here’s a good list to get you started. Note that some scholarships require government service in return for the award.
ESET Women In Cybersecurity Scholarship
Award amount: $5,000 eset-women-in-cybersecurity-scholarship-now-accepting-ap- plications/
Google Scholarship
Award amount: $10,000
(Isc)2 Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships
Award amount: $1,000 - 5,000 scholarships/
KNOWBE4 Women’s Scholarship
Award amount: $10,000 scholarships-
Microsoft Cybersecurity Scholarship Program
Award Amount: Up to $500

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