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Cybersecurity Scholarships

Palo Alto Networks, a global cybersecurity leader, provides two scholarships to BSC students planning to enroll or already enrolled in BSC’s Cybersecurity and Computer Networks program options.
  • One scholarship with a preference for woman applicants in the amount of $2,500 USD.
  • One scholarship with a preference for a diverse candidate, including experiences and expertise for $2,500 USD. 

Scholarship Qualifications

  • Woman or diverse candidate noting cybersecurity as interest area or major
  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
  • Second semester scholarship requires BSC GPA of 3.0
  • Applicants can be either full time or part time students with minimum of seven credits

Other Information

  • Cybersecurity scholarship applications for the Fall Semester will be open January 1-May 1.
  • If you receive a Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Scholarship it will be disbursed over two semesters
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Bismarck, ND 58506-5587
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