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Infosec Accelerate scholarships

With over 4 million unfilled cybersecurity positions, there's never been a better time to start or upgrade your cybersecurity career. Apply for an Infosec Accelerate scholarship today and we'll help you launch your career in one of the hottest labor markets in the world.

Education and training for your lifetime!

Established to encourage new talent to join the industry and close the growing cybersecurity skills gap, in 2020 we’re taking an unprecedented leap by giving 12 scholarship recipients full use of the award-winning Infosec Skills platform for the rest of their lives!

Infosec Accelerate recipients can keep skills sharp year-round with over 70 learning paths, 600 courses and 100 cloud-hosted labs mapped to NICE’s Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Infosec Skills has everything you need, whether a cybersecurity career beginner or experienced professional — as long as you want to take control of your career, get a step ahead of cybercriminals and learn to build defenses to counter tomorrow’s threats. Scholarship recipients will be awarded complimentary Infosec Skills subscriptions for life! The total value exceeds $120,000.

12 scholarships. 4 categories. $120,000 value.

The Infosec Accelerate scholarship program is designed to help foster more involvement in cybersecurity by members of underrepresented groups. Together we can help close the cybersecurity skills gap while building a stronger, more diverse workforce. 12 scholarship recipients will receive lifetime access to Infosec Skills to help them build the skills needed to launch and advance their careers.

Infosec Accelerate entry deadline is July 31, 2020

You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years old to apply.

To apply:

  1. Click on the category above you wish to enter — Diversity, Military & Veteran, Undergraduate and Women.
  2. The “Apply Today” buttons link to the application form.
  3. Download and fill out the application form.
  4. Write a 500 – 800 word essay describing your interest and background in cybersecurity, including your future career goals.
  5. Submit your completed application form and essay before July 31, 2020.

Send your application and essay to [email protected]

Winners will be announced August 31, 2020.

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Infosec Cares scholarship

Applications are now closed. 

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting impacts to communities in every corner of the globe are changing how many of us do business. Our thoughts are with you — including those whose employment situation has been impacted by COVID-19.

The Infosec Cares scholarship is designed for those rethinking their current profession and considering a good-paying career in cybersecurity. The scholarship is also open to current cybersecurity professionals wanting to enhance their knowledge and skills to advance in their careers.

The scholarship will give recipients the skills, credentials and experience needed to secure an entry-level, professional cybersecurity position. Five recipients will receive complimentary CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ training and certification vouchers from Infosec. The total value of the program exceeds $50,000.

In times of uncertainty like now, you can trust the team at Infosec remains relentlessly focused on your success. 

Infosec Cares scholarship

Here are the winners of the Infosec Cares scholarships

  • Vera Bucek — Los Angeles
  • Jewelle Cobb — Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Michael Foley — Madison
  • Jeremy Peichel — Roseville, Minnesota
  • Patrice Williams — Baltimore, Maryland

The Infosec Cares scholarships grant free enrollment in two award-winning Infosec boot camps and exam vouchers.