Midwest Cyber Security Alliance Scholarship

The Midwest Cyber Security Alliance (MCSA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan collaboration of individuals, businesses, government entities, and professional firms advocating for more effective cybersecurity solutions. MCSA’s mission is data privacy and security through education, specifically, cyber preparedness and security awareness. The MCSA scholarship will support full-time, junior, and senior-level students enrolled in the School of Information Studies (SOIS) who are pursuing a BS in IST, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, and have demonstrated financial need. Students who have completed or are enrolled in one or more of the following courses will be considered: INFOST 250 Intro to Network Systems Administration, INFOST 325 Information Security I, and INFOST 385 Information Security II. Preference for students who have an interest in a career in cyber security.

Scholarship recipient(s) are encouraged to become a member of the Midwest Cyber Security Alliance to network with local cyber security professionals and take advantage of mentoring opportunities; membership is free – www.midwestcyber.org

Donor
Midwest Cyber Security Alliance
Award
$1000
Schools/Colleges, Departments, and Areas
School of Information Studies
Deadline
06/15/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Personal Statement: The statement should inform the review committee of your academic achievements and financial need.
  2. Personal Statement: This statement should inform the review committee of your interest in cyber security and demonstrate your commitment to a career in the field.
  3. INFOST Coursework: I have already taken or am currently enrolled in the following Information Security courses through SOIS (INFOST 250, 325 and/or 385)
  4. Please attach a current copy of your resume. Upload PDF files only and name your file with your last name and the word “resume.” For example, DoeResume.pdf or JonesResume.pdf.
  5. Please attach a PDF of your unofficial UWM transcript documenting your academic record. Upload PDF files only and name your file with your last name and the word “transcript.” For example, doetranscript.pdf or jonestranscript.pdf.