DoD CySP Cybersecurity Scholarships at UMBC
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 is 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.Application Deadline. DoD Cybersecurity Scholarship Program (CySP) to UMBC beginning fall 2023: Applications due February 1, 2023, via the DoD website. This deadline is the only application deadline for 2023.
Benefits. Benefits include full tuition and mandatory fees (including health insurance)., n annual stipend ($27,000 for undergraduates, $32,000 for graduate students), and books required for courses.
More information. For more information about cybersecurity and cybersecurity scholarships at UMBC, see these websites.
- Cybersecurity Scholarships
- Cyber Defense Lab (CDL)
- Cybersecurity Center (UCYBR)
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