Press Releases


NSA, Intelligent Secured Programming and Cloud-based Computing System, BAA003 CAE Cybersecurity Grant from NSA. $187,020 for 1-year.  Sep 10, 2015 – Sep 9, 2016.


NSF S-STEM: Workforce Preparation through Computing Scholarship (We-Prep-CS) Program, $622,480, June 2015 – May 2020. [Press Release]

Hampton University has been awarded a grant to assist the continuing efforts to enhance undergraduate education and research in computer science and increase the number of minorities and women who pursue advanced degrees and careers in computing.  

NSF HBCU-UP TIP Increasing and Retaining Computer Science Majors at Hampton University Through Computational Thinking and Curriculum Reformation, ($459,948), September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2016. [Press Release]

The Hampton University Department of Computer Science received a grant from the National Science Foundation that will be used to equip incoming freshman students with the necessary tools to achieve in the field of computer science. 

NSF CyberCorps: SFS: Hampton University Graduate Education and Training Scholarship in Information Assurance (HU GETS-IA) Program, ($2.3M), Jan. 1, 2013 – Dec. 31, 2017. [News]

Hampton University is prepared to equip more graduate students with the tools to compete in one of today's most sought after industries, cybersecurity. The National Science Foundations (NSF) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)  awarded a $2.3 million grant to the HU Department of Computer Science for the CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service: HU Graduate Education and Training Scholarships in Information Assurance (HU GETS-IA) program. The CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service program provides students interested in graduate study with an opportunity to earn a Master's of Science degree in Information Assurance from HU.