SANS CyberStart

Discover your hidden talent and start your cybersecurity learning journey with CyberStart America.

CyberStart America

A free national program for high school students to master cybersecurity as a gateway to the industry, up their digital skills, and compete for college scholarships through the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation. CyberStart America continues the legacy of Girls Go CyberStart, a program designed to close the gender gap in cybersecurity, which had over 30,000 high school girls discover the exciting world of cybersecurity in just 3 years. CyberStart America's overall mission is to rapidly eliminate the cybersecurity skills gap in the United States by providing scholarships for students with an innate talent for cybersecurity to study the discipline at the highest level, and to educate the cybersecurity leaders of tomorrow.