Graduates of the CWIT Scholars Program can expect to take a leadership role in the IT and engineering workforce to foster the continued growth of women in the field, or they may enroll in a premier graduate program to continue their studies in their area of interest.
CWIT Alumni are employed in organizations such as Booz Allen Hamilton, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, NavAir, and Northrop Grumman; or are participating in Masters and Doctoral programs at The Johns Hopkins University, Northeastern University, UMBC, and the University of Pennsylvania.
CWIT By The Numbers:
- 90% of all CWIT Scholars have either graduated in 6-years or are still pursuing their studies in a IT or Engineering major. The average for all first-time full-time students entering UMBC since 1995 is approximately 60%.
- Since the CWIT Scholars program’s inception in 2002 there have been a total of 104 CWIT Scholars. The average cumulative UMBC GPA for all scholars is 3.5
- In Spring 2011, 14 (23%) Scholars achieved a 4.0 semester GPA.
- In Fall 2010, there were a total of 48 CWIT Scholars being supported by the CWIT program. 75% of the CWIT Scholars were women.