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Scholarship For Service (SFS) is a unique program designed to increase and strengthen the federal government workforce that protects the government's critical information infrastructure. This program provides scholarships that fully fund the typical costs for books, tuition, and room and board while attending an approved institution of higher learning.

Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development

Additionally, participants receive stipends of up to $8,000 for undergraduate and $12,000 for graduate students. The scholarships are funded through grants awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development

U.S. Office of Personnel Management
1900 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20415 202-606-1800

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The Pathways Programs offer clear paths to Federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school and to careers for recent graduates, and provide meaningful training and career development opportunities for individuals who are at the beginning of their Federal service. As a student or recent graduate, you can begin your career in the Federal government by choosing the path that best describes you and where you are in your academics

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