Twenty Maryland residents have received $10,000 scholarships from Transmosis, a nationally recognized leader in workforce development, for cyber security certification training. Transmosis participates with state and federal governments as well as private sector partners nationwide to offer grants and scholarships. To date, over $35 million have been deployed to assist students eager to fill high demand IT jobs nationwide.
Baltimore, Maryland, February 27, 2019 – Transmosis, a nationally recognized leader in cyber security workforce development, today announced that 20 applicants have received full scholarships in the Maryland EARN program. Each scholarship is valued at $10,000 and includes intensive cyber security training and critical industry certification vouchers.
“We have received approximately 2,000 applicants for our Maryland cyber security scholarship program,” said Chase Norlin, CEO of Transmosis. “This overwhelming response has greatly outpaced all of our other scholarship programs over the last 4 years.” Transmosis has actively participated with state and federal governments as well as private sector partners nationwide to offer full and partial scholarships. To date, over $35 million have been deployed to assist students eager to fill high demand IT jobs nationwide.
The following 20 Maryland residents have been awarded the $10,000 Scholarship from the Maryland EARN grant program: Ibrahim Conteh - Ellicott city, Roy Smith - Silver Spring, Candice Jurick – Baltimore, Jesse Higgins - Great Mills, Fikir Abebe - Takoma Park, Diamond Jaggers – Laurel, Vladimir Hilaire – Pasadena, Achiangah Germaine - New Carrollton, Karim Kibombo – Columbia, Herbert Hernandez - North Potomac, Nkegoah Bless – Glendale, James Walsh – Baltimore, Bzuayehu Ambye - Silver Spring, Jason Holmes - Upper Marlboro, Olugbenga Folarin – Springdale, Samuel Belachew – Silverspring, Richard Clifton – Clinton, Sabir Hazratzai – Riverdale, Blake Jones – Parkville, Prathusha Padmanabhan – Germantown.
Transmosis, through their strategic partnerships, utilizes a proprietary, patent-pending learning management system (LMS). Students enjoy a rapid learning process utilizing an advanced accelerated retention curriculum that yields a quick understanding of the cyber security core competencies and creates a high level of confidence in the student. The Transmosis system has produced a large number of excellent human resources for the industry.
To enhance the scholarship recipients experience, Transmosis has partnered with leading IT staffing companies, recruiting firms, and employers to deliver an ongoing source of high quality, certified, cyber security talent to great companies, including Google, Apple, HP, CISCO, Facebook, ZYNGA, Switch, Symantec, McKinsey, Hewlett-Packard, XILINX, IGT, and others.