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ISACA Cybersecurity Month Scholarship
For global cybersecurity students who identify within a demographic that is historically underrepresented within the tech profession.
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Application Closed. Please see 2023 Open Scholarships
Applications Due: 11:59 pm US CDT, 24 October 2022
Cybersecurity Awareness Month, every October, is dedicated to creating resources and communications to raise awareness about digital security and empower everyone to protect their personal data and stay safe online. In recognition of this initiative, we will award a $2,500 USD academic scholarship for tuition to five students who meet the criteria below. Scholarship money will be paid directly to the awardee (if their school is International) or the awardee’s school (if their school is in the United States) after 10 January 2023 and must be used for the school you’re attending in 2023, as indicated in your application.
Awardees will also receive a Career Building Bundle:
- Free one-year ISACA and ISACA chapter Student Membership (giving you access to career pathway and advancement events and webinars)
- One free ISACA course selected from course options (completion of this course will help you get an ISACA certification that indicates a standard of skills to a prospective employer)
- One free ISACA conference registration (where you will benefit from speakers who are renowned experts in their fields)
- Connection to ISACA’s mentoring program (giving access to certified digital trust professionals as mentors)
- Resources to start an ISACA Student Group at university/college (as applicable)
- Access to additional ISACA and OIT resources
- Be enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college, university, or technical training institute.
- Be pursuing, or planning to pursue, a degree or an advanced degree focused on cybersecurity.
- Agree to communicate with One In Tech twice a year for two years regarding school and career trajectory after the scholarship award.
- ISACA blog post on how you will impact future students.
- AND one or more of the below:
- Attend a minority-serving institution (MSI), historically Black college or university (HBCU), or community college.
- Be the first generation of your family to attend an accredited college.
- Identify within a demographic that is historically underrepresented within the tech profession. Underrepresentation may include aspects of race, culture, ethnicity, gender, and other factors that have resulted in exclusion.