National Security Agency is offering undergraduate financial aid for high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering in the USA. ACT/SAT scores are required for the US citizens. Scholarship will cover tuition and mandatory fees, accommodation, salary, annual and sick leave and paid federal holidays, health and life insurance of the candidates. Applicants will receive up to $30,000 per year for tuition and mandatory fees and work during the summers at NSA for 12 weeks in areas that are related to the course of study. Applications will be accepted between September 1 and November 15 each year.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing the undergraduate programme.
Scholarship Provider: National Security Agency
The award can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: Candidate must be major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering and meet the following requirements:
•Must be a U.S. citizen
•Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance
•A high school senior at the time of application
•A minimum SAT/College Board score of 1600 (1100 Critical Reading and Math, 500 in Writing) or ACT of 25
•A GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale is preferred
•Demonstrated leadership abilities
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: US applicants are eligible for this undergraduate scholarship.
Description: The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program (formerly known as the Undergraduate Training Program) was proposed and introduced into legislation in 1986. Its purpose is to facilitate the recruitment of individuals, particularly minority high school students, who have demonstrated skills critical to NSA. Stokes provides a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in your field while attending college and getting a degree. Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? Tuition and mandatory fees of up to $30,000 per year at the college of your choice.
•Housing and travel entitlements available during summer employment (if the distance between NSA and the school exceeds 75 miles).
•Guaranteed continued employment with NSA after graduation.
•Receive annual and sick leave and paid federal holidays.
•Health and life insurance.
•Participation in federal retirement plans.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post or online.
application Deadline: Program applications will be accepted between September 1st and November 15th each year.