Uncle Sam wants you to tackle cybersecurity, and he’s willing to send you to school for it. As the nation becomes increasingly aware of how vulnerable we are to cyber-attacks, the cybersecurity scholarship program is getting a boost. A qualified student will have his tuition, housing and and books covered for two years and and additional stipend of $30,000, The Guardian reports
After graduation the student will receive an average of fivejob offers and will be required to work at a federal agency for at least two years.
The Examiner reports there are around 145 universities that currently have a qualifying computer-science program including George Washington University in D.C. and John’s Hopkins in Baltimore.
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