Applications Open for 2023 NCyTE Cybersecurity Faculty Fellowship Program

Applications are being accepted for the 2023 Cybersecurity Faculty Fellowship Program. The fellowship, sponsored by the National Cybersecurity Training and Education Center (NCyTE), is open to college and university students in their final year and recent graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in cybersecurity,

The NCyTE Faculty Fellowship Program will introduce and prepare participants for a career path of teaching cybersecurity in a community college setting. Recipients will gain experience in creating lesson plans and syllabi, leading a classroom, and more.

To apply for the 2023 Faculty Fellowship Program, register for one of the two virtual orientation workshops, links below.

Fellowship participants will embark on a dynamic two-day virtual orientation workshop, totaling 16 hours. Content will prepare you for the Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) certification exam. This will be followed by a 7-day intensive bootcamp, which includes two days of in-person instruction at Moraine Valley Community College and five days of virtual instruction for a total of 40 hours.

Upon successful completion, participants will be placed at a participating community college as a teaching assistant, where they will contribute a minimum of 60 hours of service and lead at least one lesson. Collaborating with their host college supervisor, participants will co-create a flexible schedule and assignments that align with their strengths and goals.

Students from underrepresented groups in cybersecurity are urged to apply. A stipend opportunity is available. Applicants should be interested in teaching in a community college setting. The deadline to apply is May 7, 2023.

Visit the NCyTE webpage. Download a printable flyer below.

The National Cybersecurity Training & Education (NCyTE) Center advances cybersecurity education in the U.S. by investing in technological innovation, resources, professional development and tools to support faculty, community colleges and the workforce pipeline of tomorrow.

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