Department Of Homeland Security Fellowships


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) realizes that the country's strong science and technology community provides a critical advantage in the development and implementation of counter-terrorist measures and other DHS objectives. The DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program is intended for students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission. This education program is intended to ensure a diverse and highly talented science and technology community to achieve the DHS mission and objectives.


Sophomores apply for the scholarship, while seniors and recent grads apply for the fellowship; eligible fields include physical, mathematical, computer and information, life, or social sciences, as well as psychology, selected humanities, and engineering

Award amount

- Undergraduate Scholarship: Full tuition, $1,000 monthly stipend & paid summer internship
- Graduate Fellowship: Full tuition, $2,300 monthly stipend