The Homeland Security Summer Scholars Program is now accepting applications.

The Homeland Security Summer Scholars Program offers students interested in careers in homeland security the opportunity to:

-Work with professors on research in homeland security and create a research poster based on that experience
-Obtain an undergraduate certificate in North American Relations with a Border Security emphasis
-Network with other students from across the United States
-Visit homeland security agencies and learn from experts in the field

To be eligible, students must be juniors or seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher. All majors are welcome. The program is hosted by the National Center for Border Security and Immigration at the University of Texas at El Paso.

The application deadline is Friday, April 15, 2011.  For more information or to download an application, visit the Program Website.

Students interested in applying may contact Dr. Geoff Hempill at or 718.982.2301 for assistance with their applications. Further information can also be found in the Career and Scholarship Center in Building 1A, Room 105.