Cybersecurity Fellowship Application

To be considered as an IISP Cybersecurity Fellow, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Remain in good academic standing
  • Attend Georgia Tech on a full-time basis
  • Submit a research proposal in a technical or policy area of cybersecurity and privacy.
  • Existing IISP – CSF must re-apply each academic year in order to continue to receive funding.
  • Application Deadline is December 18, 2020 @ Midnight (EST)


Complete and submit the form below. 

After completing the form, you also must email a 2-page focused description of your proposed cybersecurity research problem and an endorsement from your Ph.D. advisor(s) to and/or send to This should be submitted by Decmber 18, 2020 @ midnight. 

The following is additional information about the requirements when submitting the proposal.

  • Font size: Should be no smaller than 10 points and no larger than 12 points
  • Preferred fonts: 
    • Arial (not Arial Narrow) Size, 10 
    • Courier New Size 10 
    • Palatino Linotype at a font size of 10 points or larger;
    • Times New Roman at a font size of 11 points or larger; 
    • Computer Modern family of fonts at a font size of 11 points or larger.
  • Margins: In all directions, must be at least an inch. No proposer-supplied information may appear in the margins.
  • Paper size: Must be no larger than standard letter paper size (8 ½ by 11”).
  • Spacing: Single spacing is preferred

Your advisor can simply send the letter to the same email address: and/ or send to

All documents must be received by December 18th, Midnight (EST) to receive funding for the Spring 2021 semester.

If selected you must do the following (at the end of the Spring semester): 

  • Submit research results to a premier academic conference, such as ACM CCS, NDSS, USENIX Security, IEEE S&P, Crypto, Eurocrypt, or CHI.
  • Submit a semester progress report, endorsed by your academic advisor and delivered to (reports should be received no later than Midnight on the final day of the semester, as determined by the Georgia Tech Registrar’s Office)


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Enter the academic unit which administers your current degree program.
Enter the name of your degree program.
Enter the title of your proposed cybersecurity research project.