UMBC participates in the CySP scholarship (formerly IASP) funded by the Department of Defense (DoD). This full-ride scholarship is available for rising junior and senior undergraduate and graduate students who are studying cybersecurity. Scholars gain hands-on experience through information security internships, and post-graduation is required to fulfill one year of service to the DoD.
US citizenship required. For full-time rising juniors, MS, MPS, or Ph.D. students in cybersecurity-related programs at UMBC (including CMSC, CE, IS, Cyber). Must be capable of obtaining a top-secret security clearance. Must agree to work for DoD. We seek strong students with a high GPA (> 3.0), high test scores, cybersecurity experience, strong upper-level technical courses, passion for cybersecurity, dedicated to working for the government.