UMA Cybersecurity Students Receive SANS Scholarships

Cyber Fast Track

UMA Cybersecurity students Rob Rapalus and Steven Howe have been awarded the Cyber FastTrack scholarship with the SANS Institute. This is an invitation-only opportunity after competing in a two-day capture-the-flag event with 3,498 participants. Congratulations Rob and Steven!  

The Cyber Fastrack from SANS!
To qualify, college students from across the United States are invited to take part in a two-day Capture-the-Flag competition. If you prove yourself by landing among the top scorers, you’ll be invited to apply for a full scholarship to the accredited Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Cyber Security program. Those who enter the program will learn everything they’ll need to launch a successful cybersecurity career by taking four highly-in-demand SANS immersion courses and earning three industry-recognized GIAC certifications. And it will all be for free!

At least 60 college scholarships will be available in our next competition on September 15-17, 2020! You too can check out this opportunity at