Department of Homeland Security Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Who Is Eligible:

You must be a U.S. citizen as of the application deadline.

If you have earned a bachelor's degree as of the application deadline, you are ineligible.

You must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.30 or higher on a 4.00 scale, averaged over all institutions attended, including Spring 2015 grades if enrolled during that term.

You must be majoring in the physical sciences, mathematical sciences, computer and information sciences, life sciences, social sciences, psychology, or engineering. See Fields of Study List.


If you have been attending college full-time, you must be in your second year of college attendance as of the application deadline.

If you have attended college on a part-time basis, or a combination of part-time and full-time, since completing high school, you must have completed a total of at least 45 but no more than 60 semester hours (60 to 75 quarter hours) as of the application deadline.

If you have any commitments such as active military service, a co-op program, or study abroad that would prevent you from attending school full-time, attending the Fall 2013 orientation meeting in November and participating full-time in a 10-week internship during the Summer of 2015, or accepting an employment offer following receipt of your highest degree, you are ineligible.

Deadline: Base on last year's deadline
Amount: $1,000 per month for 9 months during the academic year; $5,000 for the 10-week summer internship.
How to apply:

Please visit:

Please contact:
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program
P.O. Box 117 MS 36
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117
Phone: 206-221-6023


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