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

Within two years of graduation at the undergraduate level

May be a reservist (weekend duty). Federal government employees and active duty military are not qualified.

Must be enrolled and/or accepted for enrollment at the graduate or undergraduate level at UTSA


Deadline to apply for 2022-2023: February 1, 2022

Contact Us

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


Apply on the Department of Defense website.