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National Cyber League Games Scholarship


For National Cyber League (NCL) Game participants attending an accredited university in the United States who plan to pursue a degree in cybersecurity or information assurance.

Sign In or Create a Free ISACA Account to apply:


Application Closed. Please see 2023 Open Scholarships

Applications Due: 11:59 pm US CDT, 24 April 2023


We will award a $5,000 USD academic scholarship for tuition to five National Cyber League Games participants who meet the criteria below. Scholarship money will be paid directly to the awardee’s school in July 2023 and must be used for the school you’re attending in 2023, as indicated in your application. Previous awardees are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Awardees will also receive a Career Building Bundle:

  • Free one-year ISACA and ISACA chapter Student Membership (giving you access to career pathway and advancement events and webinars)
  • One free ISACA course selected from course options (completion of this course is one step towards getting an ISACA certification that indicates a standard of skills to a prospective employer)
  • One free virtual ISACA conference registration (where you will benefit from speakers who are renowned experts in their fields)
  • Connection to ISACA’s mentoring program (giving access to certified digital trust professionals as mentors)
  • Resources to start an ISACA Student Group at university/college (as applicable)
  • Access to additional ISACA and OIT resources


Applicants must:

  1. To apply, you first need a free ISACA account. If you have appplied for a One In Tech scholarship before, you may sign in using that account. 
  2. Participate in the National Cyber League Games and complete at least 25% of the Individual or Team Games.
  3. Be enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college, university or technical training institute in the United States.
  4. Be pursuing, or planning to pursue, a degree focused in cybersecurity or information assurance.
  5. Agree to communicate with One In Tech twice a year for two years regarding school and career trajectory after the scholarship award.
  6. AND one or more of the below:  
    • Attend a minority-serving institution (MSI), historically Black college or university (HBCU), or community college.
    • Be the first generation of your family to attend an accredited college.
    • Identify within a demographic that is historically underrepresented within the tech profession. Underrepresentation may include aspects of race, culture, ethnicity, gender, and other factors that have resulted in exclusion.