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Program Details

NSF: CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS) NSF 21-580

This program seeks.. to increase the quantity of new entrants to the government cyber workforce, to increase the national capacity for the education of cybersecurity professionals, to increase national research and development capabilities in critical information infrastructure protection, and to strengthen partnerships between institutions of higher education and relevant employment sectors.

U of SC may submit one (1) proposal per annual SFS competition. Potential PIs are advised to contact their institutional office of research regarding processes used to select proposals for submission.

Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by June 2, 2021. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

NSF indicates that a Letter of Intent is NOT REQUIRED and a full proposal to the sponsor is due by July 28, 2021. For more information:

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