Rowan University CS GAANNGraduate Assistance in Areas of National Need
Rowan CS GAANN
The Department of Computer Science at Rowan University has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program. The program provides fellowships to assist excellent graduate students pursuing a thesis track in either M.S. degree in Computer Science (CS) or Data Analytics (DA) with a focus on Artificial Intelligence or Cybersecurity. The program seeks students with an excellent academic record who plan to pursue a career in teaching and research and who have demonstrated financial need. This program enables a greater number of students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds, including women and minorities to pursue MS degree in Computer Science or Data Analytics at Rowan University.
Recipients will receive
Full coverage of tuition and fees
Annual stipend of up to $34,000 (based on financial need as determined by FASFA)
Funding for research equipment, research-related travel expenses, books
Be enrolled or accepted as full-time graduate student at Department of Computer Science at Rowan University and pursue Thesis track option in the area of AI or CyberSecurity
Demonstrate financial need based on FAFSA.
Prospective GAANN fellows must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The fellow will be paid a stipend at the level of support equal to that provided by the National Science Foundation graduate fellowships. The fellow’s stated level of need is determined by FAFSA.
Have an excellent academic record.
Anticipate a future career in teaching or research.
Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident of the United States.
Current curriculum vitae or resume
A personal statement (1-2 pages describing your background, why you should be considered for GAANN fellowship, and what areas of research you are interested in)