CyberPEERs provides up to two years of scholarships for students enrolled in Information Security AS degrees at Hillsborough Community College.  It is open to all US residents who are eligible for Pell assistance and enrolled in one of the following degree programs:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Operations
  • Digital Forensics
  • Enterprise Network and Cloud Computing
  • Network Security

Scholarship recipients will have all unmet costs to attend covered up to $10,000 a year for up to two years.

Scholar expectations include participation in faculty and peer mentoring, active involvement in HCC’s CyberHawks club, membership in professional organizations, and conference/event attendance.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a US citizen and have completed the FASFA application.
  • Applications need to have been accepted to the college and have a valid HCC email        address.
  • Students are enrolled in one of the aforementioned degree programs.
  • Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply.

Applications must be received by December 1, 2023 to be considered for the Spring semester of the next year.  Any applications received after December 1 may be considered if any openings occur during that school year.