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Boise State provides a number of funding opportunities, enabling access to affordable education without sacrificing quality of your graduate degree. Explore Tuition, Graduate Assistantships, Scholarships and Fellowships, International Student Funding, and Travel Funding.

BRONCO SHIELD CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS)


BRONCO SHIELD CyberCorps Scholarship for Service

The BRONCO SHIELD CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) initiative is designed for students who are passionate about cybersecurity and intrigued by the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in enhancing cybersecurity measures, such as predicting and identifying threats, automating responses to incidents and enhancing the overall security posture. Explore the BRONCO SHIELD website, request more information by email at or attend a BRONCO SHIELD Information Session to learn more. Must be a U.S. citizen to apply.

BRONCO SHIELD CyberCorps Scholarship for Service

Cyberdome Internships

The Cyberdome is a collaborative platform for competency based development with the mission of reducing risk for rural communities while producing a “ready to work” cybersecurity workforce.

The Cyberdome provides students in their final year of schooling with six months of hands-on work experience by providing cybersecurity services to rural partners across Idaho.  Students from across Idaho graduate from this program with extensive workplace development. Students graduate from the Cyberdome’s six-month program with 500 hours of experience, two industry certifications and a cyber-related degree, ready to step into professional cybersecurity positions.

The Cyberdome

DoD Cyber Service Academy

The Department of Defense Cyber Service Academy (DoD CSA) (formerly the DoD Cyber Scholarship Program) is both a scholarship program for the DoD, and a capacity building tool for the nation. DoD Cyber Service Academy Scholarships are intended for non-DoD/government employees who are enrolled in or applying to universities designated as a National Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C). Following graduation, students are eligible for full-time employment with various components and agencies across the DoD.

Must be U.S. citizen able to qualify for a security clearance

DoD Cyber Service Academy (DoD CSA)

Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated the potential to be high achieving scientists and engineers early in their careers. Applicants must be pursuing full-time research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education at accredited US institutions. The five-year fellowship provides three years of financial support.

Must be a U.S. citizen to apply.

Visit the GRFP Webpage

Exploring Other Funding Opportunities

Learn about the various types of financial assistance you can access as a graduate student in the form of graduate assistantships, scholarships and fellowships, and funding for international students.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistants Webpage

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

Funding Information for International Students

International Students