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 2019 – 2020.
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 30, 2019
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Funding Research in Cybersecurity and AI

Grants and Research in Cybersecurity and AI

  • Funding research to explore new ways to detect, deter, and defeat the adversary and to expand the knowledge base available to the cybersecurity community across the globe.
  • NOW ACCEPTING GRANT PROPOSALS TO SUPPORT OPEN SOURCE SECURITY RESEARCH IN THE FOUNDATION’S 2019 SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM.
  • PROPOSAL DEADLINE FOR SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM: APRIL 30, 2019.
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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 2019 - 2020 HERE.

LAST YEAR, THE FOUNDATION RECEIVED OUTSTANDING APPLICATIONS FROM UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITIES ACROSS THE U.S. AND AWARDED NEXTGEN SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS FROM BROWN, GEORGE MASON, STANFORD, AND VIRGINIA TECH.

Important Dates for NextGen Scholarships

FEBRUARY 20, 2019 | APPLICATION PROCESS BEGINS

APPLICATION AVAILABLE ON CROWDSTRIKE.ORG HERE.

MAY 30, 2019 | DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING COMPLETED APPLICATIONS

JULY 15, 2019 | 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 $5000 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.

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.