KnowBe4 Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship

The recipient of the KnowBe4 Women’s Scholarship will receive a $10,000 Scholarship and a three-month paid internship with KnowBe4.

Full Description

The lucky recipient will be determined based on her passion, merit and financial need.

If awarded the recipient’s school will get the funds with instructions that it should only be applied to tuition, fees, and books.

Who's eligible?

The eligibility requirements are the following and if you do not meet them, you are suggested not to waste your time applying.

  • The recipient must be able to commit to interning at the KnowBe4 corporate office in Clearwater, FL.
  • The applicant must be a female pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
  • She must be an undergraduate student, graduate or postgraduate student with a GPA 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
  • She must be a US citizen or permanent resident in the United States and can be attending the educational institution either on campus or online in the USA, full time or part-time.

How to Apply

Once you determine your eligibility, you are supposed to get familiar with the application procedure and find out which documentation is necessary for applying.

You must submit unofficial transcripts from your current educational institution, but if you happen to be awarded, you will need to submit official transcripts.

You are supposed to provide one letter of recommendation in which the writer will answer the following questions:

  • How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?
  • What skills or abilities does the applicant have that will support him/her in completing a degree?
  • What other information about the applicant should be taken into consideration?

The applicant is required to submit a resume/CV, 3 pages maximum and an essay in which he/she will provide answers to the questions:

  • Why should you be chosen to receive this KnowBe4 Cybersecurity Scholarship?
  • What makes you stand out from your peers and why do you need the scholarship.

Furthermore, you should describe your personal and education backgrounds as well as any contributions to the cybersecurity field, such as volunteer work, articles, extracurricular activities, etc.

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