DOD Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP)

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, 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.

To Apply:
DOD CySP applicants must apply through the DOD Website
For Questions Contact: Dr. Alan Sherman