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ManTech-MC2 Cybersecurity Scholars Program


ManTech International Corporation and the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2) are pleased to announce the "ManTech Cybersecurity Scholars" program.  This program is supported by a gift from ManTech.

Students with a record of academic excellence, experience and/or accomplishments in cybersecurity research, education or *related activities  are encouraged to apply for the ManTech Cybersecurity Scholars program.

Four ManTech Scholarships will be awarded in the 2013/2014 academic year (Sept 2013-Aug 2014) to undergraduate students majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical and computer engineering. Eligibility criteria include: sophomore or junior-level standing at time of application, proof of U.S. citizenship (or permanent resident alien status), and a minimum 3.2 grade point average.

This prestigious scholarship will provide each of the four ManTech Cybersecurity Scholars with a $5,000 non-renewable scholarship.  CS and ECE faculty members are encouraged to bring this program to the attention of their most highly qualified students.

The application package consists of:

  1. A 1-page CV, highlighting accomplishments (GPA, awards, internships, etc.)
  2. A 1-page statement that addresses the applicant’s interest and activities in cybersecurity
  3. A letter of support from a faculty member in Computer Science (CS) or Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)
  4. A current copy of the student’s transcript

Applications must be completed by 5pm on Friday, October 11

Complete your ManTech scholarship package here

Questions:

Questions about the program can be emailed to echapman@umd.edu.

*Cybersecurity activities are to be interpreted broadly (e.g. participation in cybersecurity competitions, training programs, workshops, events, or conferences).

September 11, 2013


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