MIS Professor Receives Department of Defense Grant
For release: December 14, 2012
Dr. Judy Simon, Professor of Management Information Systems, has been awarded a 2012-2013
Department of Defense grant titled “Development of DOD IASP Scholarship.” IASP represents
their Information Assurance Scholarship Program.
Dr. Simon is the Principal Investigator for this funded grant project as part of her
role as Co-Director of the University’s Center for Information Assurance (CfIA).
She will serve as Point of Contact between student recipients and representatives
of the Department of Defense and National Security Agency. These scholarships are
highly competitive nationwide among all universities that have the designation from
the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information
Assurance Education. Funding for tuition, books, and supplies, as well as a substantial
stipend for living costs, is provided to students who are selected by the National
Security Agency for this scholarship.
Two students will receive scholarships this year under the terms of the grant. Both
of the selected students will be Fogelman College of Business and Economics students.