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DHS Scholarship Program

Provided by: U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Awards

100% of tuition

Deadline

January 06, 2014

The DHS Scholarship Program is open to undergraduate students who are majoring in homeland security science, technology, engineering or mathematics (HS-STEM) field which is a STEM field with coursework and/or research relevant to a homeland security research area.. You must be a U.S. citizen, have not earned a bachelor's degree by the application deadline, and have a minimum 3.3 GPA to be eligible for this award. Full-time students must be in their second or third year of college at the time of application, and part-time students must have completed at least 45 but no more than 60 semester hours (60 to 75 quarter hours) as of the application deadline. This is a two-year program and you are required to complete a 10-week, continuous, off-campus research internship at a DHS-designated facility during the summer between your first and second year appointments. This award provides full-tuition and mandatory college fees, as well as $1,000/month for nine months during the academic year and $5,000 for the summer internship.