Eligibility and Program Participation

This program is ONLY open to citizens of the United States who are willing and eligible to obtain a security clearance. NO EXCEPTIONS!

SFS Scholarship Students must serve at a government agency in a cyber security position for a period equivalent to the length of the scholarship or one year, whichever is longer.

Students must have junior standing or higher and take an approved undergraduate or graduate course of study at MSU which includes:

  • Cyber Security and Operations
  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Systems
Current enrollment and demonstrated academic success at Mississippi State University or East Mississippi Community College.