Computer Science Scholarships and Financial Aid

Scholarships can help computer science students finance their degree. This guide explains where to find the best computer science scholarships for 2024, including possible requirements and application strategies.


Internal Scholarships

NSF CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service (SFS)

The federal CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service (SFS) Program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, is dedicated to recruiting and training the next generation of cybersecurity professionals, to meet the needs of the cybersecurity mission for Federal, State, local, and tribal governments.

Cohort I Information:

  • View page SFS Scholars to learn more about Cohort I
  • View page SFS Activities for more information scholarship program activities

Historically Black Graduate Institutions (HBGI) Scholarship

The Historically Black Graduate Institutions (HBGI) Program at Bowie State University provides financial assistance, faculty mentoring, enrichment activities, and research experiences for students who meet the requirements of the activity. Now accepting applications for Fall 2023.


External Scholarships

ISC2 Women's Cybersecurity Scholarship

Calling all aspiring women in cybersecurity! The ISC2 Women's Cybersecurity Scholarships, offering awards from $1,000 to $5,000, are now open for applications. If you're a woman with a passion for cybersecurity, strong academic merit (minimum GPA of 3.3), and a commitment to making a mark in the industry, seize this opportunity for financial support and community engagement. Join us in shaping the future of information security and empowering women in this dynamic field! Apply now.

SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program

The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program, funded by the Department of Defense (DoD), is a combined educational and workforce development opportunity for STEM students.

DoD Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP)

The DoD Cyber Scholarship Program (DoD CySP) is both a scholarship program for the DoD, and a capacity building tool for the nation. The program is a result of commitment from DoD and Congress to support higher education as a means to prepare the DoD workforce to deal with threats against the Department’s critical information system and networks.

Adobe Research Fellowship

The Adobe Research Fellowship recognizes outstanding graduate students anywhere in the world carrying out exceptional research in areas of computer science important to Adobe.

Adobe Women in Technology Scholarship

The Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship recognizes outstanding female undergraduate and master’s students studying artificial intelligence/machine learning, data science, computer science or mobile/web development at North American universities (including Canada and Mexico).

Other Scholarships