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Gain Skills, Build Your Career

CCT Cyber Security Scholarships Banner by EC-Council
Gain Skills, Build Your Career

Mission:

At a time when governments, critical infrastructure, and industries across the globe are under a constant threat of ever-evolving attack vectors, the demand for cybersecurity professionals has outpaced the supply. This new initiative will accomplish the following:
As a commitment to closing the cybersecurity workforce gap by creating multi-domain cyber technicians, EC-Council pledges $3.5 million towards C|CT education and certification Scholarships to certify approximately 10,000 cyber professionals ready to contribute to the industry. 

This scholarship initiative will offer successful awardees a unique, entry-level technical course which will be partially funded by EC-Council and will cover complete fees for instruction, e-courseware, practical hands-on labs, critical thinking challenges, and live Cyber Range activities.

Successful awardees will receive a scholarship to cover the cost of the education, and certification resources. The scholarship will not cover the certification exams proctoring and technology fee of $199, which the awardees will be required to pay to avail the benefits of this program.

“For decades, there has been a serious lack of technical cybersecurity competencies, across many industries. EC-Council is proud to give back to the community by making its commercial, world-class Certified Cybersecurity Technician program available to aspiring professionals via its scholarship initiative.” 

JAY BAVISI
Group CEO and President, EC-Council.

Goal:

Cybersecurity Workforce

By 2024, train at least 10,000 skilled, workforce ready, Cybersecurity technicians through scholarship. 

Enhanced Technical Skills

Administering hands-on learning with curated labs and live cyber range access to scholarship recipients. 

Multi-Domain Skills

Cross-training Cybersecurity technicians in various domains to support a strong skills foundation and career mobility. 

Availability

Offering complete C|CT training and certification scholarships to candidates who may not otherwise have the means to pursue this type of education and certification. 

Who Should Apply for this Cybersecurity Scholarship?

High School Students
Get an early start on your cybersecurity career and master security fundamentals online.
College/University Students
Prepare for a cybersecurity career, and improve your IT education.
Working Professionals
Transition into a cybersecurity career, even if you aren’t sure where to begin your educational journey.
IT Professionals
Switch your career easily from IT to cybersecurity.

Anyone who wants to start a career in cybersecurity can apply for EC-Council’s C|CT scholarship.

How do I Apply for this Cybersecurity Scholarship?

01
Apply
Complete and submit the application form.
02

Verify

EC-Council will reconvene in 3 weeks or less on the status of your scholarship application.
03

Accept

Upon the completion of the verification process, EC-Council will get back to you with the status of your cybersecurity scholarship application. This process may take up to 14 days of the scholarship being granted.

Terms and Conditions of this Cybersecurity Scholarship:

What is Covered in the Scholarship?

Official Curricula e-Courseware covering 22 Immersive Modules

200 Hours of Video Based Learning of the C|CT course

85 Hands- on Labs (to practice everything you’re learning)

Capture the Flag Exercises
Certification Exam Voucher for Performance-based Exam

2400 Pages of Content (includes 900 pages of lab guides)

Why Pursue a Career in Cybersecurity?

$78,603 to $113,190

Is the Average Salary range for an Entry Level Cyber Security Job per year in the United States.
(as per salary.com)

3.5 Million

job vacancies in the world by 2025

2.4x

faster growth in employer demand for cybersecurity professionals than the overall rate across the U.S. economy.

0%

Unemployment
Rate

C|CT Cybersecurity Scholarship

Official Curricula e-Courseware covering 22 Immersive Modules
 200 Hours of Premium Learning Content
85 Hands-On Labs ( to practice everything you learn)
Capture the Flag Exercises
Certification Exam Voucher for the Performance- Based Exam
2,400 Pages of Content (includes 900 pages of lab guides)

*This program retails for $999.

Register to Apply for Cybersecurity Scholarship

EC-Council’s Scholarship offers

(C|CT) Certified Cybersecurity Technician Program

The world’s only entry-level certification that builds multi-domain technical skills, hands-on!

About the Certified Cybersecurity Technician C|CT Program

Strong Foundational Coverage:

The Certified Cybersecurity Technician (C|CT) raises the bar for entry-level cybersecurity programs. The C|CT provides immersive, foundational cybersecurity domain coverage, including key concepts, practical hands-on labs, and critical thinking challenges to produce world-class cyber security professionals.

Unique Benefits You Get from the Certified Cybersecurity Technician C|CT Program

Attain Multi-domain Skills
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Network Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • SOC
  • Threat Intelligence & Hunting
  • Incident Handling
  • Risk Management
  • Governance & Compliance
  • BC & DR
  • Application Security
  • Configuration & Asset Management
  • OT Security
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • Network Log Monitoring & Analysis
Gain & Validate Hands-on Technical Skills
The C|CT offers individuals who are starting their IT and cybersecurity careers a training and certification program to gain, build, and validate their hands-on technical skills across a wide range of topics in the various domains mentioned above.

Hands-on Labs

The C|CT includes 85 hands-on labs (three times more than any entry level certification), ensuring hands-on skill development in the course.

Performance Based Exam

Measuring more than the knowledge transferred, C|CT exams are delivered on a live cyber range to validate the skills candidates need to thrive in a cybersecurity role and prove themselves to potential employers. Attaining this certification proves your skills.

Capture the Flag
The C|CT certification offers capture the flag (CTF) style critical thinking challenges to accompany each lab exercise, putting knowledge into practice and providing a proven record of skill demonstration.
Live Range Experience
The C|CT program is delivered on a live cyber range, utilizing live targets and real attack systems for a truly immersive, realistic practice and assessment platform.
* This program retails for $999.
3.5m
Job Vacancies in the world till 2025
0%
Unemployment Rate

Our Certified Members Work at :

EC-Council’s Impact on Cybersecurity

145
COUNTRIES
220,000
CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS
3,000
TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES
350
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS

Since 2003, EC-Council has been recognized globally as a pioneer in the ethical hacking training and certification industry. The CEH certification is one of the most respected certification programs in the world today. It has gained recognition from the US Department of Defense, US Army, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Airforce, British NCSC, ANSI, and several other reputable international entities.

Creators of Globally Recognized & Highly Sought After

Certified Network Defender
Computer Hacking & Forensics Investigator
Certified SOC Analyst
EC-Council Incident Handling
Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst
Certified Penetration Testing Professional
to view more, certifications visit: www.eccouncil.org/programs

Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t have any experience—can I really start a career in cybersecurity?

Yes, you can start a career in cybersecurity even if you don’t have any prior experience. In fact, according to a study by (ISC)², 57% of cybersecurity professionals in the U.S. entered the field without prior experience in the industry. As Vasu Jakkal (Corporate Vice President of Security, Compliance, and Identity at Microsoft) has rightly said, “Cybersecurity needs you.” With the right training and education, you can gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in this field.

Being a Non-IT professional, can I find a job in cybersecurity?

Yes, non-IT professionals can find a job in cybersecurity. According to recent industry reports, there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs globally by 2025. Many organizations are looking for individuals with diverse backgrounds, including those with non-IT experience, to fill these roles.

Do I need to know coding to become a cybersecurity professional?

No, you do not need to know coding to become a cybersecurity professional. According to a recent study by (ISC)², only 20% of cybersecurity professionals listed coding as a necessary skill in their job. However, it is beneficial to have some knowledge of programming languages, as it can enhance your ability to understand and analyze malicious code.

How quickly can I transition from IT professional to Cybersecurity?

The transition from IT to cybersecurity can vary depending on your current skills and experience as well as the specific role into which you are looking to transition. It is important to note that cybersecurity roles often require specialized knowledge and certifications, such as a C|EH or C|CT. Therefore, start by researching and gaining knowledge in the specific areas of cybersecurity you are interested in, and then pursue relevant certifications. Additionally, gaining hands-on experience through internships or entry-level cybersecurity positions can help speed up the transition process.

Do cybersecurity professionals get paid more than IT professionals?

Without a doubt, cybersecurity professionals typically earn higher salaries than IT professionals. A recent Burning Glass report states a 300% increase in demand for cybersecurity job postings compared to the overall IT job market. According to IBM, cybersecurity jobs also pay 16% — or about $13,000 — more than the average for all IT jobs. The average advertised salary for a cybersecurity job is now $93,540.

What are the primary skills I need to learn to pursue a cybersecurity career?

To join a cybersecurity job, the primary skills one should focus on learning include the following:
• Network security and administration
• Risk management and compliance
• Cybersecurity policies and procedures
• Cyber crime investigation and forensic analysis
• Information security management
• Communication and presentation skills
• Problem-solving and critical thinking abilities

What will I learn from EC-Council's C|CT program?

The EC-Council certified Cybersecurity Technician (C|CT) program provides an entry-level certification that validates foundational technical, hands-on, and multi-domain skills across network defense, ethical hacking, digital forensics, and security operations. Upon completing the program, you will be well-prepared to take on a role as a cybersecurity technician and handle a wide range of complex issues related to securing software, networks, and IT systems against common cyberthreats and attacks.

Do I get access to practical labs?

Yes, the C|CT certification program is the world’s-only entry-level program to provide total foundational cybersecurity domain coverage with 85 hands-on labs (three times more than any other entry-level certification), ensuring realistic, practical skill development.

What do I get if I am awarded the C|CT Global Scholarship?

Successful scholarship awardees will need to pay a small fee ($199) to cover the exam proctoring and technology fee. for the certification exam and will receive the following:
• official curriculum e-courseware covering 22 immersive modules
200 Hours of Premium Learning Content
• 85 hands-on labs
• capture-the-flag exercises
• a certification exam voucher for the performance-based exam
• 2400 pages of content (includes 900 pages of lab guides)
• official EC-Council certification

Do I get to learn ethical hacking with the C|CT Global Scholarship?

Yes, EC-Council’s Certified Cybersecurity Technician (C|CT) program includes a module on ethical handling and compliance in cybersecurity. The topics covered include data privacy, legal and regulatory compliance, and responsible use of cybersecurity tools and techniques.

Can I get employed with Top 500 Fortune companies?

Yes, pursuing this certification from EC-Council will positively increase your chances of getting hired by a Fortune 500 company. EC-Council is recognized globally as a pioneer and inventor of the ethical hacking training and certification (C|EH) program and other niche cybersecurity programs endorsed and valued by governments, and public and private sector organizations, including 7 Fortune 10 companies, 47 Fortune 100 companies, the U.S. Department of Defense, global intelligence communities, and NATO.

How do I approach my company to sponsor my scholarship?

To approach your company to sponsor the EC-Council’s Certified Cybersecurity Technician C|CT scholarship, you can share a letter (a sample draft letter can be accessed on this link) detailing the following:• benefits of pursuing the C|CT program for both the company and your career
• statistics and data on the rising cyberthreats and costs of data breaches to companies
• the importance of investing in cybersecurity to protect the company’s assets and reputation
• a proposal of how the scholarship will provide financial assistance and the EC-Council legacy of being a globally recognized and trusted certifying organization in the cybersecurity industry
Follow up with the company after a few days to check on the status of your request.

What happens if I do not accept the grant within 7 days?

As we expect there to be more applications than the number of seats available for the scholarship, failure to accept the scholarship within 7 days of the award will render the award as rescinded and EC-Council reserves the right to provide that award to other candidates. 

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Accreditations, Recognitions And Endorsements

Scholarship Partners

Abadnet Institute For Training

Abadnet Institute For Training

Ace International Training Center Limited

Ace International Training Center Limited

ACinfotec Co., Ltd.

ACinfotec Co., Ltd.

Adept Solutions Pvt Ltd

Adept Solutions Pvt Ltd

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AFRICAN ADVANCED LEVEL TELECOMMUNICATIONS INSTITUTE (AFRALTI)

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Aletheia Solutions Inc

American University of Beirut

American University of Beirut

American University of Iraq-Baghdad (AUIB)

American University of Iraq-Baghdad (AUIB)

AppTech IT Solutions PLC

AppTech IT Solutions PLC

Aptech Qatar Computer Education Centre

Aptech Qatar Computer Education Centre

Ayudhya Capital Services Co.,Ltd.

Ayudhya Capital Services Co.,Ltd.

BEE-LEARNING Vocational Training Center

BEE-LEARNING Vocational Training Center

BERRY9 IT SERVICES PRIVATE LIMITED

BERRY9 IT SERVICES PRIVATE LIMITED

Bitlab Technology Solutions Ltd.

Bitlab Technology Solutions Ltd.

Bizoneer Consulting (Rwanda) Africa Ltd

Bizoneer Consulting (Rwanda) Africa Ltd

Blitz Academy

Blue Shell Security

Blue Shell Security

Brain4ce Education Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Captiva Solutions, LLC

Captiva Solutions, LLC

CED Solutions, LLC

CEdge_logo

CEdge, Inc

Chaitanya Cyber Strix Technologies Private Limited

Chaitanya Cyber Strix Technologies Private Limited

CHIMERA HOLDINGS

CHIMERA HOLDINGS

CICRA Campus (Pvt) Ltd

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Classolution

Consilium Academy

Consilium Academy

Continuing Education Institute at the American University of Iraq-Baghdad (AUIB)

Cordoba Training Center

Cordoba Training Center

CQS TRAINING PVT LTD

CRAW cybersecurity pvt ltd

CRAW cybersecurity pvt ltd

S.C.A Holdings LTD for Project Cyba Cyber Security

Cyba Security and Network Ltd

CyberDome-Logo

CyberDome Nigeria Limited

CYBER CASTRUM LLP

CYBER CASTRUM LLP

Cyberfinders, Inc.

Cyberfinders, Inc.

Cyberexcellence Academy Private Limited

CyberFox Train

CyberFox Train

Cyber PLUS Ltd.

Cyber PLUS Ltd.

Cybersec IT Consulting

Cybersec IT Consulting

CyberTech

CyberTech

Cyint Technologies

Cyint Technologies

D2 Team CORP 501(c)(3)

D2 Team CORP 501(c)(3)

DataSpace Academy

DataSpace Academy

DesertClouds.com

DesertClouds.com

Digital Switch concepts Limited

Digital Switch Concept Limited

Educ8Africa

Educ8Africa

Ehack Academy

Ehack Academy

Entersoft It Solutions Labs Pvt Ltd

Entersoft It Solutions Labs Pvt Ltd

Ersegment Solutions Pvt Ltd

Ersegment Solutions Pvt Ltd

Etisalat Academy

Etisalat-Academy

Etteqa

Etteqa

Eureka-Learnings

E-World S.A.R.L.

E-World S.A.R.L.

Exedin Training Academy

Exedin Training Academy

Fireware

Fireware LLC

GIT INDIA

GIT INDIA

GCET-Logo

Global College of Engineering and Technology

GlobalProjectManagement. Asia

Green Circle

Grism Technologies

Grism Technologies

Ground Cyber Pvt Ltd

Grupo Alapti

Grupo Alapti

Hacker School

Hacker School (A Subsidiary of Cartel Software Pvt. Ltd.)

Hackers Univeristy APC Learning Solutions

Hackers Univeristy APC Learning Solutions

Hackerbook-Technologies

Hackerbook-Technologies

Hendevane Training Partner

Hendevane Training Partner

Higher Institute for Digital Transformation HIDT

Higher Institute for Digital Transformation HIDT

IBCS-PRIMAX Software(BD) Limited

ID Cyber Solutions

ID Cyber Solutions

IEMA Research & Development Private Limited

IEMA Research & Development Private Limited

ISS Logo

Impactful Specialist Solutions

Indian Cyber Security Solutions

Indian Cyber Security Solutions

INFYSEC-SOLUTIONS-PVT-LTD

INFYSEC SOLUTIONS PVT LTD

Immersive Business Training DMCC (London International Studies and research center)

Insight Information Security LLC

Insight Information Security LLC

INTELLIPAAT

INTELLIPAAT

Intokozo-Yamawele-(IY-Group)

Intokozo-Yamawele-(IY-Group)

IPMC Training

IPMC Training

IPRULERS COMPUTER TRAINING

IPRULERS COMPUTER TRAINING

ISBAT University

ISSP Training Center

ISSP Training Center

IT Group Primary Cooperative Limited

IT Group Primary Cooperative Limited

ITOrizin Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd

ITOrizin Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd

Iverson logo

Iverson Associates Sdn Bhd

I-WORLD TECHNOLOGY SDN BHD

I-WORLD TECHNOLOGY SDN BHD

Jubail Technical Institute-Colleges and Institutes Sector Royal Commission for Jubail

Jubail Technical Institute-Colleges and Institutes Sector Royal Commission for Jubail

Jumpingbean

Jumpingbean

JustOne Solutions LLC

KCyber Experts Pvt Ltd

KCyber Experts Pvt Ltd

Laba Pvt. Ltd

Laba Private Limited

Learners Point Academy LLC

Learners Point Academy LLC

Learnix Tree Center

Learnix Tree Center

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Livewire - A Division of CADD Centre Training Services Pvt Ltd

Lorcam Securities

Lynsec

Lynsec

MasterGrade IT

MasterGrade IT

Macksofy Technologies

Macksofy Technologies

MD Tech Solutions

MD Tech Solutions

Meratus Logo

Meratus Group

Mercury Solutions Limited Logo

Mercury Solutions Limited

MetaPi Private Limited

MetaPi Private Limited

Head of Metrodata Training

Metrodata Academy

Muscat Training Institute

Muscat Training Institute

Musing Technology

Musing Technology

Netcampus Pty Ltd

Netcampus Pty Ltd

Network Training Center Co.,Ltd.

Network Training Center Co.,Ltd.

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Neuronet

NEW HORIZONS SYSTEMS SOLUTIONS LIMITED

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NGN Training Center

GO-FOURTH-LOGO-WHITE

NIL Data SA

OTrain

PEOPLElogy Development Sdn Bhd

PEOPLElogy Development Sdn Bhd

Peruri

Peruri Research Institute for Authenticity (PRIfA)

Philadelphia Cyber Logo

Philadelphia Cyber Security Center

Phishbuster Academy Logo

Phishbuster Academy

Pitman Training Center Kuwait

Pitman Training Center Kuwait

praditauniversitas

Pradita University

Pragmatic Educational Society

Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University

Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University

Pristine InfoSolutions Pvt. Ltd.

Pristine InfoSolutions Pvt. Ltd.

ProCloud Training Center

ProCloud Training Center

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Prominent Learners Pvt. Ltd.

PT Lifelong Learning (Multimatics)

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PT INIXINDO PERSADA REKAYASA KOMPUTER

Trainocate

PT Trainocate Networks Indonesia

QUIK (QUEST INSTITUTE OF KNOWLEDGE)

QUIK (QUEST INSTITUTE OF KNOWLEDGE)

Rankuke training institute

Rankuke training institute

Regal Gulf Training Centre

Regal Gulf Training Centre

Rightvarsity Technologies

Rightvarsity Technologies

Ritusha consultants pvt ltd

Ritusha consultants pvt ltd

RNT Cyber Academy

RNT Cyber Academy

Robust IT LTD

Robust IT LTD

Sardonyx Technologies

Sardonyx Technologies

Skill Hara

SAHARA - a division of SKILL Haara Training & Placement Services Pvt Ltd

Sakra Academy (M) Sdn Bhd

Sakra Academy (M) Sdn Bhd

SEAVUS Education & Development Center

SEAVUS Education & Development Center

Securepoint Technologies Pvt Ltd

Securepoint Technologies Pvt Ltd

Senselearner Technologies Pvt Ltd

Senselearner Technologies Pvt Ltd

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Sevenmentor Training Pvt Ltd Pune

Soft Solutions Ltd

Soft Solutions Ltd

Southern Tier Cyber Training Center

Southern Tier Cyber Training Center

Strathmore University

Strathmore University

Synergix Enterprise

Synergix Enterprise

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Sinergy Academy / PT Sinergi Sarana Infotama

Sisekelo Sustanability Institute

Slamm-Logo

Slamm LLC

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Synnex Metrodata Indonesia

TECHNETUNI

TECHNETUNI

Technovalley Software India Pvt Ltd

Technovalley Software India Pvt Ltd

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Texial cyber security

The Intect

The Intect

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Torque Technical Computer Training PTY LTD

Total Cyber Solutions, LLC

Total Cyber Solutions, LLC

Trainingworld 360 Solutions Private Limited

Trainingworld 360 Solutions Private Limited

Treinp

Treinp

USIU-Africa

Universitas Amikom Yogyakarta

University-Of-Technology

University Of Technology

Upgraded Era

Upgraded Era

Vinsys

Vinsys

VTEC Maine Inc. dba VTEC Training

Watan First Institute

Winville College

Winville College

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Within U

Zeta-Web Nigeria Limited

Zeta-Web Nigeria Limited

Zybeak Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Zybeak Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

66 Training LLC Services

66 Training LLC Services

DesertClouds.com

DesertClouds.com

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