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2021 Snort Scholarship, Apply by 4/30

2021 Snort Scholarship

What is Snort?
Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention system, capable of performing real-time traffic analysis
and packet logging on IP networks. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching/matching, and can be
used to detect a variety of attacks and probes, such as buffer overflows, stealth port scans, CGI attacks, SMB
probes, OS fingerprinting attempts, and much more.

The Snort Scholarship
The 2021 Snort Scholarship program awards 2 individual scholarships of $10,000 to eligible applicants payable
on behalf of the awardee by Cisco directly to his or her designated Qualified Organization. These scholarships
are awarded for the 2021/2022 school year to eligible students (undergraduate or graduate) who submit a
complete Application to participate in the Drawing. The Drawing begins April 1, 2021 and closes at 5:00 pm ET
on April 30, 2021.
To be eligible to submit an Application and participate in the Drawing, you must:
(1) be enrolled in a college or university before or by the Fall 2021 school year, and
(2) provide reasonable evidence to Cisco that you are seeking (or intend to seek) a degree in computer
science, information technology, computer networking, cyber security or similarly related field of study.
You must submit a complete application received by Cisco within the Application Period. To be deemed
complete, it must contain all the information requested on the application form, including, but not limited to,
your name, complete mailing address, telephone number and answers to all questions and required essays.
For full rules, details, and to apply for the scholarship please see the Snort Scholarship page at

Last Updated: Mar 31, 2021 10:16 AM

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