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Cyber Defenders Institute (CDI)
LANL is pleased to announce a new summer workshop for Challenge students that will be held in conjunction with the 2003 Summer Teacher Institute at San Juan College in Farmington, NM, from July 6 - 18, 2003. The 2003 Cyber-Defenders Institute (CDI) is a new program for high school Challenge students in which students will complete a cyber-security project under the direction of a LANL cyber-security professional and will learn valuable computer skills such as C++ and/or C programming, UNIX, project management, cyber-security analysis, network administration, and research. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to be employed by LANL during the summer of 2004 (or upon graduation from high school) in the College Cyber-Defenders program.
Participating students will be provided with the following:
- Hotel accomodations from July 6 - 18, 2003 (chaperones provided) - Transportation and chaperones for all events - $300 food stipend ($25/day) - All books and supplies - $250 for successfully completing the program
To apply for this program you must submit the following information to the address listed in the Applicantion Checklist, postmarked no later than May 30, 2003:
- Application for Enrollment (CDI-Application2.pdf) - Contact Information form (CDI-Contact.pdf) - Parental Consent form (CDI-Consent1.pdf) - Medical Release (CDI-Medical.pdf) - AiS Challenge Commitment letter (CDI-Commit.pdf) - Rules Acknowledgement (CDI-Rules1.pdf) - A personal statement written by you on why you want to be a participant in the 2003 Cyber-Defenders Institute and what you will gain from being involved in this program. - A letter of reference from a sponsoring teacher. - An unofficial copy of your high-school transcripts.
Download an Application Checklist (CDI-Checklist.pdf)
Download a Tentative Schedule of Events (CDI-Events.pdf)
Selected students will be announced in early June. Enrollment is limited and applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to apply early!
Do you have questions about this year's CDI? Send mail to email@example.com for more information.
For questions about the Supercomputing Challenge, a 501(c)3 organization, contact us at: consult @ challenge.nm.org
New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge, Inc.
Post Office Box 30102
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87190
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