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!
Cyberdegrees.org– Explore programs, degrees, careers and cybersecurity resources
OnlineMBA.com– Find resources and up-to-date information on how to choose the best MBA program to fit your career goals
Best-Trade-Schools.net– Explore trade schools with Cyber Security programs
Graduate School Opportunities
Master’s Programs in Cybersecurity– Learn about graduate studies in cybersecurity
NSF Programs for Graduates– The 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 Gov– SFS 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.
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES
Collaborative Research Experience for Undergraduates (CREU), CRA-W and CDC– CREU 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 CDC– DREU 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 REUs– REU Sites: Computer and Information Science and Engineering
The Computing Research Association’s Education Committee (CRA-E) summer research opportunities– Resources 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!
CTFtime– list of upcoming CTF events and track teams
National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition– Learn more and register for National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition
National Cyber League Competition – Student capture the flag events