Scholarship Opportunity


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Through the generous support of our members, the Denver Chapter of the ISACA is making $6,000 available for scholarships in 2014 (five individual scholarships - one in the amount of $2,000, and two in the amount of $1,500, and two in the amount of $500). Current full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate students who are studying information systems, business, accounting, or computer science at an accredited college in Colorado are invited to apply.

Award Title Information Systems Audit and Control Association
Scholarship Program
Contact Jaimie Sylman
Address ISACA Scholarship 2014
P O Box 13738
Denver, CO 80201-3738
Phone (303) 312-4012
Fax (877) 584-8414
Email scholarship@isaca-denver.org
Website http://www.isaca-denver.org/Scholarship/
Due Date Friday, February 28, 2014
Award Date TBD - March/April 2014
Awards Available
(prize distributions
may be adjusted
based on number
of entries received)
Essay Submissions
1st place - $2,000 each
2nd place - $1,500 each
3rd place - $500 each
Video Submissions
1st place - $1,500 each
2nd place - $500 each

To be eligible for the scholarships, the following criteria must be met:

  • Completed application
  • Prepare a typed single-spaced essay that is 2-3 pages or a 3-5 minute video discussing a topic of your choosing from among the following four categories(examples of topics given in parentheses):

    IT Governance (e.g., how IBM's Smarter Planet Initiative effectively utilizes information technology to advance strategic goals for the company)

    IT Assurance (e.g., the importance of IT Assurance Services for outsourced IT services business models like Apptis, Inc.)

    IT Security (e.g., security issues surrounding the utilization of cloud computing)

    IT Risk Management (e.g., Integration of IT Risk Management with Enterprise Risk Management)

  • Full or part-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited Colorado institution in good standing who is currently residing in the state of Colorado.
  • Pursuing business or information systems related degrees, such as: Business Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Accounting, Business or Computer Science.
  • Must be a currently enrolled student as of Fall 2013.
  • Provide a copy of transcripts to prove enrollment. Transcripts do not need to be official transcripts - transcripts printed by the student from the University's system are acceptable.
  • Final Recipients will be asked to attend a complimentary ISACA meeting in order to present the scholarship and meet the membership.
  • ISACA members are not eligible, with the exception of student members.

Applications, transcripts, and essays/video submissions must be emailed or mailed to scholarship@isaca-denver.org by February 28, 2014 (if mailing, see address on application below). Applications and essays/video submissions will be evaluated by volunteer ISACA members. Funds will be issued directly to the student by the ISACA Denver Chapter.

Please contact Jaimie Sylman with any questions via email at scholarship@isaca-denver.org or via phone at (303) 312-4012.


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