CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS) at University of Memphis

CyberCorps SFS is a unique program designed to increase and strengthen the cadre of federal information assurance professionals that protect the government's critical information infrastructure. 

CyberCorps Information Seminar (SlidesVideo)  

Scholarship Components 

  • Up to 3 years of support for undergraduate and graduate (MS or Ph.D.) education
  • Academic-year stipends of $25,000 per year for undergraduate students and $34,000 per year for graduate students
  • Tuition and education-related fees (does not include items such as meal plans, housing, or parking)
  • Professional allowance of $6,000 for SFS Job Fair and other travel, professional certification, etc.
  • Participation in virtual and in-person job fairs in Washington, D.C.
  • Post-graduation government service requirement for a period equivalent to the length of scholarship 


  • US citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a career in cybersecurity
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time student with one of the following programs:
    • Bachelor’s degree with cybersecurity concentration (junior and senior year)
    • Accelerated BS/MS dual degree program with a concentration in cybersecurity
    • Master’s and Ph.D. degree in cybersecurity

        FAQs: https://www.sfs.opm.gov/StudFAQ.aspx 

UofM CyberCorps Program 

Students in cybersecurity will receive professional training and education with a focus on cybersecurity knowledge, hands-on skills, problem-solving capabilities, and competitive advantages. For more details, please contact Dr. Kan Yang at kan.yang@memphis.edu. 

How to Apply? 

  • Tiger Scholarship Manager, select CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (direct link: https://memphis.academicworks.com/opportunities/22042)
  • 2022 Cohort Application Portal Opens: March 10th, 2022
  • 2022 Cohort Application Deadline: April 8th, 2022
  • Supporting documents: Transcripts, Resume, Statement indicating the reason for applying and a commitment to work for a federal, state, local, or tribal government organization after graduation, Letter of Recommendation (optional), and other supporting documents, such as publications, awards, and honors certificates

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