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The University of Memphis Department of Defense Scholarship

  • Graduate from a Tennessee Community College
  • Minimum transfer GPA of 3.5
  • Available to full-time University of Memphis juniors, seniors, and graduate students (including students approved for Fall 2011 admission)
  • Undergraduate overall GPA must be at least 3.0 (2.99 does not qualify)
  • Must be U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age
  • Must be majoring in a field associated with computer and network security and its management, including but not limited to
    o Mathematics
    o Biometrics
    o Engineering - Electrical, Electronic, Computer, or Software
    o Computer Science or Computer Programming
    o Computer Support
    o Data Base Administration
    o Computer Systems Analysis
    o Operations Research
    o Information Security (Assurance)
    o Business Management or Administration
  • During degree completion years, recipients will do summer internships for the agency that funded their scholarship
  • After degree completion, recipients must be willing to work for the Department of Defense for one calendar year for each year of financial support received
  • Dr. Judith C. Simon, Department of Defense Scholarship Point of Contact: Email:
  • Deadline: 1/29/12
  • For more information on how to apply visit the University of Memphis Department of Defense Scholarship website