vCISO Cybersecurity Scholarship Application Form

Applications for the 2024 scholarship are now open. The application window for the 2024 scholarship opened on March 1, 2024 and will close at 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2024. Applications submit outside of the submission window will not be considered! Fractional CISO is providing an annual $1,000 scholarship to candidates studying cybersecurity full-time in the United States. Eligibility and other details for the vCISO Cybersecurity Scholarship are here. Please fill out the form below. Remember to write your essay on your computer and copy and paste it here. This form DOES NOT save your essay. It will only submit it.

  • *Personal Information:

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  • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • *Essay:

    Submit a personal essay on your cybersecurity journey. Copy and paste the text of your essay into this box. DO NOT write the essay in this box. This website will not save drafts of your essay.
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  • *Signing:

    By signing (typing your legal name) in the space below, you are certifying that all information is correct and that you are the person completing this application. When you press the submit button, you will receive an email confirmation that your application was received. Please print for your records and retain as verification of your application.

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