NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Cybersecurity
May 29 – July 27, 2012, Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota
This is a nine-week summer program on the Dakota State University campus
in Madison, South Dakota sponsored by the National Science Foundation
(NSF). During the summer program, students will work with DSU faculty to
learn about cybersecurity research. Assurance and security of our
nation’s information and communications infrastructure is a national
priority. Career opportunities in cybersecurity are on the rise. DSU is
one of the national Centers of Academic Excellence in Information
Assurance Education as designated by the National Security Agency and
the Department of Homeland Security.
* Get paid - the total stipend is $4,320; in addition to paid round-trip
travel expenses, paid housing and meals; and paid fitness Center pass.
* Come study with nationally recognized faculty.
* Join other selected students from all over the country who share your
interest in cybersecurity.
* Explore and play in our hands-on, state-of-the-art technical labs.
* Gain experience that will add value to your future applications and
* Visit South Dakota places of interest.
Students who are U.S. citizens, or permanent residents, in their
sophomore or junior year of undergraduate study in computer science,
computer and network security, software engineering, information
systems, or related areas, who plan to complete a degree program.
Applicants must have a research interest in information assurance and
security, preferably with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students with a strong
research motivation but a relatively lower GPA are encouraged to apply.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
*Important Dates: *
Application Deadline:March 31, 2012
Notification: Saturday, April 15, 2012
Summer program: May 29 – July 27, 2012
Applications are now being accepted. For more information, visit