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SALEM, MA (September 9, 2021) – Steel Root Inc, a leading cybersecurity company that provides security and compliance services for the U.S. Defense Industrial Base, announces the formation of a college scholarship that will award a selected high school junior applicant with $10,000 toward an education in the field of cybersecurity.
The Steel Root Scholarship is intended to encourage skilled young applicants to enter the field of cybersecurity – a field where the demand for talent far exceeds the supply. Open to all Massachusetts students in their junior year of high school, the scholarship has an application deadline of October 31, 2021.
“We wanted to promote the opportunity for careers in cybersecurity in a way that is equitable and inclusive,” said Steel Root managing director, Scott Freedson. “This scholarship will not only increase awareness of the cybersecurity industry among a diverse pool of potential applicants throughout the state and increase the
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