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

Initial Application Deadline: February 1, 2021

Final Application Deadline: February 10, 2021 (All documentation complete)

Interviews will take place between February 9 & February 11, 2021.

Information Sessions

An information session was held on January 13, 2021 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm. To view the recording, click here

A Q&A session was held on January 14, 2021 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. To view the recording, click here