Application Process

Applications can be submitted at any time.  All scholarships for the Fall 2021 cycle have been awarded. To be considered for funding beginning Fall 2022, please submit by March 31, 2022.


Note that application packages must be complete before being considered for selection, you must be a US Citizen or a permanent resident, and must be able to obtain a security clearance to apply.  


  • Apply for admission to USA for the academic program you plan to pursue
  • Submit a USA SFS Application attached here  (check your downloads folder)
  • Submit official Transcripts for all institutions attended (current USA SoC students may submit their PAWS transcript)
  • Submit a Resume (note that a government format rather than business format is preferred - see below)
  • Include Awards, Honors, and Distinctions List (can be listed on the resume)
  • Submit at least two Letters of Reference (one must be an academic reference - see application details)
  • Submit a Competency Statement (see USA SFS Application for specifics)


Application Package Information  (check your downloads folder after selecting)

Overview Session Info 

Preparing Your Competency Statement -- Workshop handout for Competency Statement

Tailoring Your Resume to Federal Jobs 

Visit USA Career Services for Resume Help


Application Mailing Info:

Ms. Angela Clark
School of Computing
150 Student Services Dr., Shelby Hall 2101
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL  36688

For more information regarding the scholarship program, contact the SFS scholarship program coordinator, Ms. Angela Clark, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 251.460.7539 / SHEC 2306

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