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Civilian Master's Degree Scholarship - STEM and MONARCH Programs


The Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Information Systems Security Studies and Research (CISR) is ready to lead you on the start of your new career in the STEM or MONARCH program. The "Scholarship for Service (SFS)" program DOES NOT entail enrollment in the Military. Our students receive their Master's Degree and move on to CIVILIAN government jobs in such organizations as the CIA, FBI, NSA, and others.

NPS's Center for Information Security Studies and Research (CISR) is one of the world's foremost centers for information security education and research and has been designated as a National Center of Excellence for Information Assurance in Education and Research.



Overview:


Qualifications for SFS:

STEM Program This program is designed for individuals with a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and/or Engineering background.
   Click here for more information on the STEM program

MONARCH Program This program is designed for anyone with a Bachelors degree in any undergraduate field that have the aptitude and desire to study Computer Science.
   Click here for more information on the MONARCH program

Students selected for this program will receive a full 2-year tuition (i.e. six to nine academic quarters) to the NPS Computer Science Program, a yearly stipend while in school, and placement in a summer internship program. After completion of the program, students will seek full-time, paid positions with the Federal Government where they will work for a minimum of two full years. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0414102.

STEM and MONARCH Application Timelines:

Timeline Application Season Opens Application Deadline Student Notifications Visitor's Day Acceptance Deadline Arrival Date (Report In) Classes Start

MONARCH
Students
 July 2015

OPEN Jan 15, 2015 Feb 13, 2015 N/A Feb 27, 2015 Jun 26, 2015 Jul 6, 2015

STEM
Students
 Sep 2015

OPEN Jan 15, 2015 Feb 13, 2015 N/A Feb 27, 2015 Sep 18, 2015 Sep 28, 2015

For more information contact:
   Mail:
     Attn: Special Projects Coordinator
     Naval Postgraduate School
     1411 Cunningham Road
     Dept CS, Bldg 305, GE-210
     Monterey, CA, 93943-5285

   Phone: (831) 656-7890
   Email: sfsapps@nps.edu

Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
 



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