Cybersecurity Visiting Student Research (CyberVSR) Program

Cybersecurity Visiting Student Research (CyberVSR) Program

  • Purpose:
    • Provide undergraduate and graduate students in US and globally to gain research experiences with RIT faculty to tackle cybersecurity problems with peers of complementary skills and different ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Program Options: (for Summer 2020)
    • 10-week: June 1 to August 7, 2020
    • 5-week: July 6 – August 7, 2020
    • A two-day summer school around July 10-13 time frame (detailed TBD).
  • Timeline:
    • Formal announcement: Nov 20, 2019
    • Application Deadline: January 31, 2020
    • Acceptance Notification: February 10, 2020
    • Confirmation of Participation: March 20, 2020
  • Application Material:
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Transcript(s)
    • Statement of Interests (1~2 pages)
      • Objective and expected outcomes from the research experience
      • Research area of interests and faculty mentor(s)
      • Relevant experiences and aspirations
      • Commitment for 10-week or 5-week option (including request for extended visit if applicable)
      • (Optional) Other relevant information or special circumstances for scholarship considerations
    • (Optional) One letter of RIT faculty recommendation
  • Program Fee (including administrative costs and international student insurance if applicable):
    • Estimated at ~$600 for the 10-week program
    • Estimated at ~$300 for the 5-week program
  • Scholarship Opportunity:
    • Limited scholarships are available to partially support expenses associated with travel, lodging and meals, program fee, etc.
    • Early Scholarship Notification: February 10, 2020
  • Applications and inquires: