Science Applications International Corp. has opened applications for a scholarship program that aims to provide veterans with educational opportunities on cybersecurity.
The company said Thursday it plans to issue 10 scholarships under this yearâ€™s wave of the CyberWarrior program.
Awardees will receive cyber training and opportunities to attain professional certifications across multiple areas of cybersecurity such as cloud and health care.
â€œVeterans hold a deep and enduring commitment to protecting our national security, which makes them ideal candidates for becoming certified cybersecurity professionals,â€ said Alicia Lynch, chief information security officer at SAIC and a retired U.S. Army colonel.
The application period of the program’s newest wave will run through March 16.
SAIC works with Center for Cyber Safety and Education, a nonprofit, to pursue the CyberWarrior program.