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Deadline Extended for RAMPS Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Funding Opportunity

Notice of Funding Opportunity:
Regional Appliances and Multistakeholder Partnerships to Stimulate (RAMPS) Cybersecurity Education and Workforce


NIST has extended the deadline to submit applications for the RAMPS program. Interested applicants now have until September 5, 2023 at 11:59pm ET to submit their proposals. Applicants must demonstrate partnerships with at least one institution of higher education or nonprofit training organization, and at least one local employer or owner or operator of critical infrastructure. Effective partnerships will focus on bringing together employers and educators to develop a skilled and diverse workforce to meet industry needs within a local or regional economy.

Learn more about the RAMPS program by reviewing the recording of the webinar for interested applicants, the 2023 RAMPS FAQ, and the application details on

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Released August 7, 2023