Subject: AFCEA-Central Maryland "Jeremy" Scholarship for students in CS/Cyber Description: 2021 Scholarship Opportunities Central Maryland Chapter - Education Foundation 2021 Jeremy A. Pinkerton Cyber Scholarship Award Purpose: AFCEA Central Maryland Chapter Educational Foundation seeks to recognize college students in their sophomore or junior year who have shown an aptitude for cyber security and who have dealt with academic adversity in their life. They must show how they are overcoming academic adversity to accomplish their career goal. Award: Each Jeremy A. Pinkerton Cyber Scholarship is a one-time, $2,500 award to be applied towards the student's academic education. The award is named in honor of a University of Maryland student who persevered despite medical challenges and found success through encouraging team learning in computer science at the University of Maryland. Two types of students are eligible to apply: 1. Students attending a community college for the first two years as long as they will continue on to attend any of the 12 schools in the University System of Maryland*. 2. Sophomore- or junior- level college students who attend or have been accepted to attend any of the 12 schools in the University System of Maryland*. Criteria: Applicants must: Be a well-rounded full-time student in their sophomore or junior year at any of the 12 schools in the University System of Maryland* who has shown an aptitude for cyber security and has dealt with academic adversity. Be a current student or accepted as a transfer student for the following fall semester any of the 12 schools in the University System of Maryland*. Be working towards a B.S. or a B.A degree with a declared major in Computer Science with a focus on Cyber Security or other cyber related areas of study supportive of national defense. Stay in a field of study supportive of national defense through graduation. Stay in a field of study supportive of national defense through graduation. Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, with demonstrated improvement over time. Be a resident of Washington D.C., Virginia or Maryland. Be a U.S. citizen. Be nominated by the applicant’s college advisor. *Note: a list of the 12 University System of Maryland schools may be found at https://www.usmd.edu/institutions/. (link is external) Application Files: The Jeremy Sample Application: 2021 https://centralmd.afceachapters.org/sites/default/files/files/Pinkerton%20Scholarship_Application_2021%20SAMPLE.PDF Please click here to apply. https://centralmd.afceachapters.org/the-jeremy-scholarship-application Contact Person: AFCEA Contact Email: [log in to unmask] You received this email because you are subscribed to the Daily eNews for CMNS Students (CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS) mailing list. If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, simply send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message signoff CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS in the body.