Earn a scholarship while protecting America.

The U.S. Department of Defense offers full scholarships to undergraduate and graduate UTSA students with a desire to work in a field related to cyber security.


  • Recipients receive the full cost of tuition and fees, books and a stipend ($27,000 for undergraduate students and $32,000 for graduate students).
  • Receive summer internship and guaranteed employment upon graduation
  • Begin security clearance processing while a student


  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Desire to work in a field related to cybersecurity
  • Be within two years of graduation at the undergraduate level
  • Enrolled and/or accepted for enrollment in a cybersecurity-related field at the graduate or undergraduate level at UTSA
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance


Deadline to apply for 2024-2025: Feb. 1, 2024

Contact Us

For more information and/or questions, contact Cecilia “CJ” Jaquez at Cecilia.jaquez@utsa.edu