Michael T. Hoesing’s Memorial Award Scholarship Application
Application Opens: 12:00 AM US CDT, July 14, 2023
Application Closes: 11:59 PM US CDT, August 21, 2023
Awards Presented: September 14, 2023 at Cunningham's 4-6pm
To apply for the ISACA Omaha Chapter Scholarship
We look forward to receiving your application! Don't hesitate to get in touch with any questions about the scholarship or application.
PLEASE READ AND COMPLETE THIS ENTIRE APPLICATION CAREFULLY! ONLY COMPLETED CANDIDATE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
The aim of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) Omaha Chapter is to sponsor local educational seminars and workshops, conduct regular chapter meetings, and help to further promote and elevate the visibility of the IS audit, control and security profession throughout the region.
ISACA offers student memberships that give the student the following benefits:
•Find the right job. Student members may post resumes/CVs and get email job notifications from the ISACA Career Centre.
•Increase students value to prospective employers by expanding your skill set. Gain industry knowledge by attending ISACA educational events, and reading the bimonthly ISACA Journal (free to members online and as a mobile application).
•Enjoy discounts. ISACA offers members discounted registration fees to many conferences. In addition, the ISACA Bookstore offers discounts on publications featuring IT governance topics in a variety of languages.
•Build a network of business contacts. Membership in one of more than 200 ISACA chapters with members in 180countries puts you in contact with a local circle of peers. ISACA conferences expand your network further, and chapter web sites, Internet newsletters, and give students a forum to share advice on topics of professional interest.
•Position yourself to participate in a global marketplace. ISACA's international membership offers opportunities to learn more about business cultures, priorities, and practices from around the world.
Scholarship awards are presented to undergraduate students who have completed their sophomore year of college (or 60 semester hours or the equivalent by time of the application deadline) or graduate students, and are pursuing a major in the Business Administration (including Accounting) or Information Science and Technology colleges. Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Scholarships recipients are selected and awards disbursed in September 2023 for use in the upcoming 2023-2024 academic year.
•Overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.25
•Major is a domain of ISACA (Audit, Security, Governance, Risk, Privacy, or similar upper-level major classes) GPA of at least 3.50
•Level of extracurricular activity involvement (specifically members of student organizations, preferably academic).
•Level of volunteer activity involvement (members of charitable organizations or participants in charitable events, volunteering in audit-related organizational events)
Winners will be notified early September and recognized at the chapter Annual General Meeting September 14th at Cunningham's (109th & Dodge) from 4-6pm.