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CyberCorps(R): Scholarship for Service (SFS)

Type: Foundations
Source: National Science Foundation
Program: CyberCorps(R): Scholarship for Service (SFS)
Eligibility: The categories of proposers eligible to submit proposals to the National Science Foundation are identified in the Grant Proposal Guide, Chapter I, Section E.
Purpose: Cyberspace Has Transformed The Daily Lives Of People. The Rush To Adopt Cyberspace, However, Has Exposed Its Fragility And Vulnerabilities: Corporations, Agencies, National Infrastructure And Individuals Have Been Victims Of Cyber-attacks. In December 2011 The National Science And Technology Council With The Cooperation Of The NSF Advanced A Broad, Coordinated Federal Strategic Plan For Cybersecurity Research And Education To "change The Game," Check The Misuses Of Cyber Technology, Bolster Education And Training In Cybersecurity, Establish A Science Of Cybersecurity, And Transition Promising Cybersecurity Research Into Practice. To Achieve This Strategic Plan, The Nation Needs Advanced Research Within And Across Disciplines, Requiring Expertise In Human, Statistical, Mathematical, Computational, And Computer Sciences To Develop And Transition New Concepts And Technologies To Practice. It Also Requires An Innovative And Efficient Cybersecurity Education System That Results In An Unrivaled Cybersecurity Workforce And Citizenry Capable Of Advancing America's Economic Prosperity And National Security In The 21st Century.

The CyberCorps(R): Scholarship For Service (SFS) Program Seeks Proposals That Address Cybersecurity Education And Workforce Development. The Scholarship Track Provides Funding To Award Scholarships To Students In Cybersecurity. In Return For Their Scholarships, Recipients Will Work After Graduation For A Federal, State, Local, Or Tribal Government Organization In A Position Related To Cybersecurity For A Period Equal To The Length Of The Scholarship. The Capacity Track Seeks Innovative Proposals Leading To An Increase In The Ability Of The United States Higher Education Enterprise To Produce Cybersecurity Professionals.
Deadline: 02-11-2014
Award Min: $200,000.00
Award Max: $900,000.00
Quantity: 20 - 30
Period: 3 to 4 years.
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NOTE: Two Tracks--Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. proposer's local time):
February 11, 2014 Scholarship Track
February 21, 2014 Capacity Track

Please note that the following information is current at the time of publishing. See program website for any updates to the points of contact.

Victor P. Piotrowski, Lead Program Director, telephone: (703) 292-8670, email: vpiotrow@nsf.gov

Valerie Barr, Program Director, telephone: (703) 292-7855, email: vbarr@nsf.gov

Doris L. Carver, Program Director, telephone: (703) 292-5038, email: dcarver@nsf.gov

R. C. Hovis, Program Director, telephone: (703) 292-4625, email: chovis@nsf.gov

Jane C. Prey, telephone: (703) 292-4629, email: jprey@nsf.gov

Paul Tymann, Program Director, telephone: (703) 292-2260, email: ptymann@nsf.gov

Applicable Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number(s):

47.076 --- Education and Human Resources
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