Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

We also offer a variety of scholarships to provide educational assistance to high school, college and graduate students.

College Scholarships

Department of Defense (DOD) Information Assurance (IA) Scholarship Program— The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration (ASD (NII)) annually announces a Department of Defense Information Assurance (IA) Scholarship Program grant and scholarship competition. Recipients of scholarship aid in exchange for financial assistance are required by the statute establishing the program (chapter 112, title 10, United States Code), to serve a period of obligated service in DoD as a civilian employee or a member of one of the armed forces.

The David L. Boren National Security Education Scholarship— Undergraduate and graduate students committed to long-term, overseas immersive language study and to public service.

High School Scholarships

Army, Navy & Air Force Junior Science & Humanities Symposia (JSHS)— High school students are afforded the opportunity to present the results of their own original research. Scholarships totaling more than $340,000 are awarded by the Tri-services during the competitions. In addition, top national finalist winners also receive an all-expense paid trip to the prestigious London International Youth Science Forum, a scientific and cultural exchange program attracting students from more than 60 nations.

Department of Defense (DOD) Information Assurance (IA) Scholarship Program — The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration (ASD (NII)) annually announces a Department of Defense Information Assurance (IA) Scholarship Program grant and scholarship competition. Recipients of scholarship aid in exchange for financial assistance are required by the statute establishing the program (chapter 112, title 10, United States Code), to serve a period of obligated service in DoD as a civilian employee or a member of one of the armed forces.

Meyerhoff Scholars Program— This program is designed to recruit and retain outstanding minority scholars who have demonstrated an aptitude and interest in pursuing careers in math, engineering, and the sciences. Meyerhoff scholars receive full scholarships to the University of Maryland, Baltimore Campus (UMBC) for four years as well as special academic support. The National Security Agency sponsors ten of UMBC's Meyerhoff students.

Scholarships for Military Children— Commissaries are an integral part of the quality of life offered to service members and their families. A scholarship funded through contributions is awarded annually for each commissary operated by the Defense Commissary Agency worldwide. A minimum of one $1,500 scholarship will be awarded at every commissary location where qualified applications are received. More than one scholarship per commissary may be available based on response and funding. The scholarship provides for payment of tuition, books, lab fees and other related expenses.

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