Current Scholars

Students who are offered the ICSSP scholarship and accept the scholarship are required to adhere to specified terms and conditions listed below.

Each semester, participants are evaluated to ensure they are meeting the above requirements to ensure they are eligible to continue in the program. If you have any questions, please send an email to

Undergraduate students may be eligible for an additional 2 semesters, should they wish to pursue a UIUC graduate degree in cybersecurity. This option would entail an additional year of service to the government upon graduation.

Achievements and Awards

Since its inception in 2009, the ICSSP program has been a great success. All our graduates have been recruited by top government agencies.  Today, the Illinois ICSSP students are highly sought after by the recruiters due to the unparalleled track record of our alumni. Before the students graduate and go onto full-time employment, they have demonstrated their capabilities with internship opportunities at top national institutions/agencies such as MIT Lincoln Lab, Sandia National Laboratory, NSA and by participating at the various national and regional competitions. Below are some highlights of their achievements.

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