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Cyber Innovation Scholars program

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Are you a graduate student or postdoc? Have you ever considered how your research could positively impact people’s lives and provide solutions to societal problems? Are you interested in exploring avenues to commercialize your ideas?  Apply to become Cyber Innovation Scholar and take the next step toward honing your entrepreneurial skills. 

The Cyber Innovation Scholar Program includes:

  • A $2,000 professional development award to support conference travel, registration, society memberships, and training.
  • A half-day cyber startup workshop.
  • Exercises to help you envision/visualize how your research can seed a startup. 
  • Opportunities for entrepreneurial brainstorming.

Submit your application by 5 p.m., Monday, March 20, 2023 for full consideration. Selections will be announced following this deadline.

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