U.S. Bank Cybersecurity Scholarships - Fall 2019

U.S. Bank is proud to offer 4 x $2500 (total $10,000) in scholarships to students pursuing a Cybersecurity program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Number of Available Awards: 4

Scholarship Award Amount: $2500 each

Application Deadline: September 15, 2019 by 11:59 p.m. Central Time

Each of the four $2500 scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit and likelihood of successful completion of a cybersecurity focused curriculum and transitioning into full-time cybersecurity related work.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. These are competitive scholarships. Minimum eligibility criteria include:
  2. You must be either a current or prospective student, enrolled by the beginning of Fall 2019 semester, in at least one of the following programs:
    1. Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
    2. Master of Science in Cybersecurity
    3. Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
    4. Undergraduate Minor in Cybersecurity
    5. Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

(If you have not already declared a certificate or minor, you may do so by September 13, 2019 to be eligible for the scholarship. Please talk to your academic advisor to declare your certificate/minor in cybersecurity.)

  1. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the current or most recent program
  2. Scholarship Awardees must commit to attending and speaking at an official scholarship awards ceremony to be held the third or fourth week of October 2019
  3. Past US Bank or Mastercard cybersecurity scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.

Application Instructions

  1. Students must complete application form
    APPLICATION FORM LINK: https://forms.gle/tD9SM8qTDKkNwAAaA
  2. An essay describing student interest and background in cybersecurity and why the student will be a good candidate for the scholarship (to be entered through the application form linked above; maximum 300 words)
  3. A current resume (MS Word or PDF file) emailed to Dr. Shaji Khan (shajikhan@umsl.edu) with subject line: “US Bank Cybersecurity Scholarship Application – Fall 2019”

Evaluation and Award Procedure

  1. The scholarship committee will evaluate all applications and announce the results around the third week of September, 2019.
  2. Scholarship awards will be credited to your student account either in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 depending on when funds arrive at UMSL.

Please contact Dr. Shaji Khan (shajikhan@umsl.edu) if you have additional questions.