Department of Defense – Cybersecurity Scholarship Program (CySP)

Davenport University, in cooperation with the Department of Defense, offers the CySP (Cybersecurity Scholarship Program) scholarship.

Davenport University is recognized as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Scholarship Benefits

Each student in the program will be supported for up to two years. The specific benefits will be:

  • A graduate student will be paid a room and board stipend of $30,000 per academic year. An undergraduate receives $25,000.
  • The scholarship will pay for the full cost of tuition, required fees, books, and a stipend to cover room and board.
  • DoD will also provide sponsors who will maintain contact with the student during the scholarship period, and who will facilitate the student's entry into internships and eventual DoD employment.

Application Deadline

2020 - 2021

Initial application (Attachment D) is due February 3rd at 5:00 pm

All other supporting materials are due February 14th at 5:00 pm

Submit Application to:  

Lonnie Decker, Department Chair
Networking & Information Assurance
3555 E Patrick Rd
Midland, MI  48642

Information Sessions

To learn more about this scholarship, we invite you to watch a pre-recorded scholarship information session.

View recording