Center for Security Studies

Requirements 

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Students Not Currently in the IASP:

An acceptable application package for the Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) consists of the following requirements:

  • The IASP Student Application completely filled out and signed. See the Scholarships page for the application.
  • Separate sheet highlighting recognitions, honors and awards. You may attach a separate sheet of plain 8 ½” x 11” paper on which you record your responses or the continuations of your responses. On each such page, indicate your name.
  • Supplemental Academic Sufficiency Statement. You must complete the Statement of Academic Sufficiency supplement to the OF612, to which you must attach the following additional supplemental statements:
    • One (1) Letter of Reference from a current faculty member who is fully knowledgeable of your potential for successful learning, your knowledge and your ability. See remainder of application package for instructions about the content of this Letter of Reference. Letters must be on University letterhead and contain the full name and contact information of the faculty member (phone, e-mail and address).
    • One (1) additional Letter of Reference from either a current or former faculty member, or a current or former supervisor who is fully knowledgeable of your potential for successful learning, your knowledge and your ability. See remainder of application package for instructions about the content of this Letter of Reference. Letters must be on official letterhead and contain the full name and contact information of the faculty member or current/former supervisor (phone, e-mail and address).
    • Official (certified)transcripts from all the institutions of higher learning you have attended. Web printed copies will not be accepted.
    • Supplemental Competency Statement: Knowledge, Skills and Attributes: You must complete the OF612 Supplemental Competency Statement with narrative responses that describe the level of your attainment of the knowledge and ability factors indicated. See remainder of application package for instructions about the content of this supplemental statement.
    • Signature of the Supplemental Statement of General Academic and Employment Conditions. If you agree with the all of the academic and employment conditions required for your receipt of scholarship assistance and appointment under the IASP, and wish to be considered for it, you must sign the OF612 Supplemental Statement of General Academic and Employment Conditions, which is the last page of the Student Application.

Current IASP Students Who are Reapplying:

An acceptable application package for the Information Assurance Scholarship Program consists of the following:

  • The IASP
    Student Application
    completely filled out and signed. See the Scholarships page for the application.
  • One (1) Letter of Reference from the current Principal Investigator or key faculty member who is fully knowledgeable of your potential for successful learning, your knowledge and your ability, based upon this past year of effort.
  • Official (certified) transcripts from all the institutions of higher learning you have attended since your last submission. You are required to maintain the appropriate grade point average to maintain your status in the program. Web printed transcripts will not be accepted.
  • Updated resume to include your summer internship activities.
  • Returning students do not need to provide a list of their honors and awards nor do they need to provide the knowledge, skills and attributes.