M.S & Ph.D. Program Scholarships

NSF Carolina Cyber Defender Scholarship (SFS) (pdf)Through the NSF Cyber Corps Scholarship for Service (SFS)program, North Carolina Agriculture and Technology StateUniversity will provide grants to students to study in the field of Cybersecurity.

Each scholarship recipient will complete an undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science and earn an Information Assurance certificate. All participants will be fully integrated into our research program and be associated with one of our ongoing research projects. All students will receive stipends plus support for tuition and fees. There will be additional activities that are specially created for the SFS students. Upon graduation, each recipient will be required to work in a qualified cybersecurity position for a federal, state, local or tribal government agency or a qualified national laboratory for a period of time equal to the time they were supported by the scholarship.

Each undergraduate or MS student in the program will be supported for up to two years. Each PhD student in the program will be supported for up to three years. The specific benefits will be:

  • An undergraduate will be paid a stipend of $22,500 per academic year. Graduate students will be paid a stipend of $34,000 per academic year.
  • Additional support $3,000 will be provided to health insurance, $2,000 to textbooks, and $4,000 for SFS job fair and other travel.
  • Applicable tuition and fees, including any out-of-state and graduate student fees.

Application (click here)

For additional information on the M.S. Program scholarships, please contact Dr. Anna Yu, cshmyu@ncat.edu.

Title III Ph.D. Fellowship Fund

Please click below for details:

Title III Fellowship


For additional information on Ph.D. funding opportunities, please contact Dr. Anna Yu, cshmyu@ncat.edu and (336) 285-3699.