CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service

Applications are now being accepted for the CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS). The SFS program is administered and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in cooperation with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Students who are awarded a scholarship under this program incur a service obligation to the U.S. Government upon graduation from UAH and participate in a paid internship during summer semesters. Students also receive full tuition, a cost-of-living stipend, and other benefits.

Application Due Date: February 1, 2018

Application Process for UAH NSF CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service

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UAH partnered with the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and Cyber Huntsville to launch the inaugural U.S. Cyber Camp for Alabama high school students in July 2017. The CCRE provides curriculum development and instruction for the ongoing U.S. Cyber Camp endeavor.

For more information and sponsorship details, see the official camp website at this link.

GenCyber 2017 Cybersecurity Summer Camps

UAH hosted several cybersecurity summer camps for high school students and teachers. These camps are jointly funded by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation. A promotional video for UAH GenCyber camps can be found at this link.

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GenCyber Camp for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

GenCyber Camp for Public School Teachers

  • Camp for teachers and teachers-in-training from North Alabama
  • Camp for teachers at Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB)

GenCyber Camp for Rising 5th-12th graders

Cyber Designation

On June 2007, The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) was designated a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance Education (IAE) for the academic years 2007-2012 by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

UAH was re-designated for the academic years 2012-2021.

In 2014, UAH received the designation of National Center of Academic Excellence/Cyber Defense for the period 2014-2021.

UAH’s information security curriculum meets the NSA Committee on National Security Systems standards 4011 and 4012.


For further details on the curriculum contact the Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education at 256.824.6576 or