UAH Cybersecurity Research group receives J. Edgar Hoover Scholarship

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The UAH Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education was chosen to receive the FBI J. Edgar Hoover Memorial Scholarship. (UAH)

Some kudos are in order for a group of students at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, as the school’s Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education has been chosen to receive the FBI J. Edgar Hoover Memorial Scholarship.

The CCRE was selected by the Huntsville Chapter of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI. Check this out!

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About the scholarship

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The scholarship funds will be used by the UAH CCRE to support certification training, testing vouchers and training books. (Jacob Blankenship / Hville Blast)

The $5,000 scholarship check was presented at the annual conference Business Meeting on Oct. 15 at the Westin Resort in Huntsville.

UAH President, Dr. Charles L. Karr, and UAH Director for the Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education, Dr. Tommy Morris, were both in attendance, along with these scholarship honorees:

  • Tiffany Dinh
  • Isabelle Brown
  • Timothy McCorry
  • Aislinn Hamill
  • Vincent Dinh
  • Brianna Hawkins
  • Anthony McGee
  • Sydney Powell

The scholarship funds will be used to support certification training, testing vouchers and training books.

Who awarded the scholarship?

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The scholarship was awarded by the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI. (Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI via Facebook)

The CCRE was selected by the Huntsville Chapter of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI to receive the J. Edgar Hoover Memorial Scholarship of $5,000.

“J. Edgar Hoover, long-time Director of the FBI, believed strongly in law enforcement education and worked throughout his career to promote such. It is in his honor that this scholarship is named.”

Dennis Lormel, president of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, Inc.

The Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI is a private 501(c)(7) nonprofit formed in 1937 as a fraternal, educational and community-minded organization composed of former FBI Special Agents. The organization boasts nearly 8,500 men and women members, organized in eight regions, with 120 chapters, offering a variety of services and benefits to its members.

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Michael Seale
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