Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
282
Days
March 1 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Cyber Scholars Program

Description

Cyber Scholars Program is open for incoming freshmen, transfers and current UMBC students. This 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). Finalist are invited to attend a Scholar Selection Day on February 25. During this program, finalist will participate in an interview and have a chance to meet other finalists. Applicants can provide two letters of recommendation.

Amount Details

$5,000
Low Amount Awarded
$22,000
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Maryland
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Computer Science/Data Processing

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