Students & Families

CWIT offers a variety of fun and informative programs for high school students interested in pursuing a career in information technology or engineering and learning more about what UMBC has to offer:

  • Before January 15th of their senior year, high school students may apply for the CWIT Scholars Program, which is a 4-year merit scholarship program offered at UMBC;
  • High school juniors that are interested in learning more about IT and engineering fields may apply to participate in CWIT’s annual Bits & Bytes Program, offered over President’s Day weekend in the Spring;
  • High school students interested in visiting UMBC to learn more about the CWIT and Cyber Scholars Programs can register for the BEST of CWIT

Please click on the embedded links for more information about any of these programs. Feel free to contact Cindy Greenwood at or 410-455-3881 for more information.