One fight.
One mission.

Developing the next generation of talent and research in cybersecurity and artificial intelligence

Cybersecurity is not just a job. It’s a calling. It’s a passion. It’s a necessity.
The adversary is strong. They are smart, hungry, resourceful, and stealthy.

We will be there. Always. Stronger.
We will outsmart, out-innovate,
out-hustle, and outlast.

Major Programs of the
CrowdStrike Foundation

NextGen Scholarships

NextGen Scholarship Program

  • NEXTGEN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEXT GENERATION OF TALENT AND LEADERSHIP IN CYBERSECURITY AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI).
  • NEXTGEN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE HERE FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2021 – 2022.
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 5, 2021
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CrowdStrike Foundation Pro Bono Cybersecurity Program

PRO BONO CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM

  • PROTECTS NGOs AROUND THE WORLD FROM DANGEROUS ADVERSARIES SEEKING TO DISRUPT THE OPERATIONS OF WORTHWHILE NONPROFITS SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT, PROVIDING ACCESS TO EDUCATION, RESEARCHING PUBLIC POLICY AND SECURITY ISSUES, CREATING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY, ENSURING SECURE ELECTIONS, SUPPORTING THE ARTS, AND MUCH MORE.
  • NONPROFITS AROUND THE WORLD PROTECTED BY THE INDUSTRY LEADING CROWDSTRIKE FALCON® PLATFORM.
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Commitment to Community

Community Support

  • OUR COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY SPANS THE GLOBE – FROM VOLUNTEERING IN SENIOR CENTERS, HOMELESS SHELTERS, AND FOOD BANKS AND SUPPORTING NONPROFITS FIGHTING POVERTY AND RACIAL INEQUALITY TO HELPING YOUNG GIRLS OF COLOR LEARN TO CODE AND ASSISTING VICTIMS OF RECENT NATURAL DISASTERS RECOVER AND REBUILD.
  • THE CROWDSTRIKE FOUNDATION ALSO SUPPORTS NONPROFITS ACROSS THE GLOBE FIGHTING COVID-19.
  • THE CROWDSTRIKE FOUNDATION REFLECTS THE GENEROSITY, COMPASSION, AND SPIRIT OF INNOVATION OF CROWDSTRIKERS EVERYWHERE

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NextGen Scholarships

THE CROWDSTRIKE FOUNDATION ESTABLISHED ITS NEXTGEN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEXT GENERATION OF TALENT AND LEADERSHIP IN CYBERSECURITY AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI).

NEXTGEN SCHOLARSHIPS PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO SELECT UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS STUDYING CYBERSECURITY AND/OR AI AND COMPLETING THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR NEXTGEN SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2021 - 2022 HERE.

OVER THE LAST THREE YEARS, THE CROWDSTRIKE FOUNDATION RECEIVED OUTSTANDING APPLICATIONS FROM UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITIES ACROSS THE U.S. AND AWARDED NEXTGEN SCHOLARSHIPS TO MEN AND WOMEN STUDYING AT BROWN, GEORGE MASON, UNIV. OF GEORGIA, UNIV. OF MINNESOTA, NATIONAL UNIV., PURDUE, ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, STANFORD, TENNESSEE TECH, UNIV. OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, AND VIRGINIA TECH.

Brown University
George Mason University
University of Georgia
University of Minnesota
National University
Purdue University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Stanford University
University of Southern California
Tennessee Tech University
Virginia Tech University

Important Dates for NextGen Scholarships

MARCH 2021 | APPLICATION PROCESS BEGINS

APPLICATION AVAILABLE ON CROWDSTRIKE.ORG IN MARCH 2021 HERE.

MAY 2021 | DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING COMPLETED APPLICATIONS

JULY/AUGUST 2021 | FINAL DECISIONS BY THE CROWDSTRIKE FOUNDATION

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS WILL BE EVALUATED ON A RANGE OF CRITERIA INCLUDING ACADEMIC RECORD AND COURSES, EXPERIENCE, AND INTEREST IN CYBERSECURITY AND/OR AI. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS OF $7500 WILL BE DISBURSED TO THE UNIVERSITY OR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION THE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT IS ENROLLED IN WITHIN 60 DAYS OF SCHOLARSHIP AWARD. APPLICANTS RECEIVE EMAIL NOTIFICATION OF APPLICATION DECISION. SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS MUST BE USED BY RECIPIENT WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF THE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD DATE. APPLICANT FINALISTS WILL BE INVITED TO EXPLORE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES WITH CROWDSTRIKE.

Students interested in the NextGen Scholarship program, please see FAQ or direct inquiries here.

One fight. One mission.

For more information or questions, please contact the CrowdStrike Foundation.