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Information Security Scholarship

The cyber security scholarship opportunity for the 2013-2014 academic year has closed. If you are interested in applying for the scholarship next year, expect to see a new application package around the end of November. In the meantime, you can look at the files below to see what the application will most likely look like. One file contains background information on the scholarship program and basic requirements. The other contains the actual application form itself. When the new application is available, it should be completed and returned along with supporting letters of recommendation (on letterhead stationary) around the 1st of February.

Dr. David A. Dampier
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Center for Computer Security Research (CCSR)
PO Box 9637
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Questions concerning this process should be addressed by email to Dr. Dampier at or phone 662-325-2756.

This application process will automatically cause the applicant to be considered for TWO scholarship programs at the Department of Defense ISAP Program and the Federal Government SFS program. Please read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) provided at