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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

STEM
Students
 Sep 2013

CLOSED Jul 15, 2013 Jul 19, 2013 N/A Jul 24, 2013 Sep 23, 2013 Sep 30, 2013

MONARCH
Students
 Jan 2014

CLOSED Oct 1, 2013 Oct 25, 2013 N/A Nov 1, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Jan 6, 2014

MONARCH
Students
 July 2014

CLOSED Apr 1, 2014 Apr 19, 2014 N/A Apr 26, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Jul 7, 2014

STEM
Students
 Sep 2013

CLOSED Apr 1, 2014 Apr 19, 2014 N/A Apr 26, 2014 Sep 22, 2014 Sep 29, 2014

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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