Cyber Scholars Program
Open for Incoming Fall 2021 Freshmen, Transfers and Current UMBC Students
Freshmen Deadline – 1/15/2021
Transfers & Current Student Deadline – 3/1/2021
UMBC’s Cyber Scholars Program is geared towards preparing the next generation of cybersecurity professionals in an increasingly digital age. The program was launched through a generous grant from the Northrop Grumman Foundation and in partnership with the Center for Women in Technology (CWIT).
Cyber, invites all students to apply for an opportunity to become a scholar and receive:
- Mentor ship from faculty to help scholars customize their academic schedules and find internship and research opportunities;
- Complete technically focused cybersecurity courses in addition to courses in the computing sciences;
- At least one targeted cybersecurity internship at a local company or government organization
- Conduct original research within their field;
- Priority acceptance to live in the CWIT Living Learning Community housing quarters;
- A Cyber Scholar scholarship and more!
For more information, visit: Cyber Scholars Program
Fall 2021 Freshmen: Please note that if you are selected as a finalist, then you will be invited to attend the virtual Scholar Selection Day on Saturday, February 27th. During this program you will participate in an interview and have a chance to meet other finalists. Please be sure to save this date in your calendar.