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Cyber Champions Program Description

Cyber Champion Levels

GOLD – For an annual (August 2013 – August 2014) investment of $20,000, Gold Cyber Champions receive:

  • A named Cyber Scholar and Mentee – i.e.“XYZ Company Cyber Scholar”
  • Sponsorship of two of the following events: the Fall Networking Event, the Cyber Scholars and Affiliates Event, Spring into Leadership or Cyber 101
  • An invitation to give two guest lectures at the weekly Cyber Practicum
  • An annual company visit where Cyber Scholars visit your company to learn about job opportunities and company culture
  • Sponsorship of the annual Cyber Day, a showcase of student research
  • An invitation to participate in the Cyber Scholar mentoring program
  • An invitation to participate in Scholar Selection Day
  • Your company logo and link on website
  • Recognition in the program’s newsletter

SILVER – For an annual investment of $10,000, Silver Cyber Champions receive:

  • Recognition as a donor to the general scholarship fund that supports the Cyber Scholars
  • Sponsorship of one of the following events: the Fall Networking Event, the Cyber Scholars and Affiliates Event, Spring into Leadership or Cyber 101
  • An invitation to give a guest lecture at weekly Cyber Practicum
  • An annual company visit where Cyber Scholars visit your company to learn about job opportunities and company culture
  • Sponsorship of the annual Cyber Day, a showcase of student research
  • An invitation to participate in the Cyber Scholar mentoring program
  • An invitation to participate in Scholar Selection Day
  • Your company logo and link on website
  • Recognition in the program’s newsletter

Small Business (fewer than 100 employees) – We are very interested in providing opportunities for small businesses to interact and collaborate with the Cyber Scholars and the Center for Cyber Security. For an annual investment of $1,000, smaller companies will receive:

  • Your company logo and link on website
  • Recognition in program’s newsletter
  • Invitations to events: the Fall Networking Event, the Cyber Scholars and Affiliates Event, Spring into Leadership, the Cyber Leadership Event and the Cyber Day, a showcase of student research

Check out a calendar, highlighting some opportunities for involvement with the Cyber Scholars Program throughout the year.

To learn more about the Cyber Champions program, please contact Allison Jones at 410-455-6279 or ajones9@umbc.edu.

Cyber Champions is an activity of the University System of Maryland, Inc. The funds raised will be administered by the University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc. for the benefit of UMBC.