Student Resources

Explore resources available to WiCyS students, including graduate school and scholarship opportunities, an education library and more.

As a service to members, WiCyS provides a variety or learning opportunities and resources. Let us know of any that we should add!


Cyber Degrees

Cyberdegrees.orgExplore programs, degrees, careers and cybersecurity resources– Find resources and up-to-date information on how to choose the best MBA program to fit your career goals– Explore trade schools with Cyber Security programs

Graduate School Opportunities

Master’s Programs in Cybersecurity– Learn about graduate studies in cybersecurity

NSF Programs for GraduatesThe National Science Foundation funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering


AFCEA Intelligence Scholarship for Undergraduates – STEM major scholarships for undergraduates

CyberCorps Scholarships by US GovSFS provides scholarships for cybersecurity undergraduate and graduate (MS or PhD) education through grants awarded by the National Science Foundation

Cybersecurity Scholarship Guide – Scholarship guides for cybersecurity education

Cybersecurity Scholarship Guide for Women – A guide for women in cybersecurity

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities – Tips for students with disabilities heading to college

Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS)The SWSIS program provides scholarships of $2,000 or more for women studying for their Bachelors and Masters degrees in fields relating to information security

Undergraduate Scholarship from (ISC)2 Foundation – Information security scholarships for undergraduates

Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College Scholarship You may be edible to receive up to $7,000 per semester. 

Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) – Exam voucher (valued at $400) available to WiCyS members. Email [email protected] for more information. 


Collaborative Research Experience for Undergraduates (CREU), CRA-W and CDCCREU is an undergraduate research program that provides research stipends to teams of students working on research projects under the guidance of a mentor at their home institutions, typically in undergraduate institutions without graduate programs

Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates (DREU), CRA-W and CDCDREU is a highly selective program that matches students with a faculty mentor for a summer research experience at the faculty mentor’s home institution.

National Science Foundation REUsREU Sites: Computer and Information Science and Engineering

The Computing Research Association’s Education Committee (CRA-E) summer research opportunitiesResources for faculty and undergraduate students interested in research, graduate school, and research careers in computer science.

Project Cyber – Involvement Opportunity – This is an organization that creates cybersecurity content, such as cybersecurity themed articles and CTFs. It is a great opportunity for high school students to get involved and practice their communication and teamwork skills, while having their work published on a website. Also, professionals in the industry can mentor and be an advisor, which will be very helpful to both the mentor and mentee, and grow the diversity of women in the field!


CTFtimelist of upcoming CTF events and track teams

National Collegiate Cyber Defense CompetitionLearn more and register for National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

National Cyber League Competition – Student capture the flag events


*These are resources WiCyS compiles for the public. WiCyS is not endorsing any of these materials, we are simply sharing them with the community.