Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering
In addition to financial aid, the University of San Diego and other organizations provide additional financial support for students to further their education. Below is a partial list of scholarships that are available to our students.
Students enrolling in the University of San Diego’s Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering degree program are encouraged to apply for a number of scholarships granted by the ICS Foundation to those entering the field, including the graduate scholarship and the women’s scholarship, which awards a full year of tuition up to $40,000.
SWSIS Program Scholarship
The SWSIS program provides scholarships of up to $10,000 for women studying for their Bachelors and Masters degrees in fields relating to information security.
Scholarships are offered to women entering the field of cyber security in an effort to close the growing gender gap in the field.
Yellow ribbon schools, such as the University of San Diego, offer support to Veterans through yearly scholarship money that is then matched dollar for dollar by the VA. At USD, that equals $14,896 per year.
Center for Cyber Safety and Education Scholarships
The Center for Cyber Safety and Education offers several scholarships to students in the field of cybersecurity, including:
- Graduate Scholarship Program
- Women’s Scholarships
- Raytheon’s Women Cyber Security Scholarship
Please visit the Center for Cyber Safety and Education website to learn more about existing scholarships.
The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
Supporting women in technology, the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is offered by Google. This scholarship awards $10,000 to female undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate strong academic and leadership qualities.
Students are encouraged to apply for a number of scholarships offered through the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering. Please visit the SMSE scholarships page for more information regarding existing scholarships.