(ISC)2 Offering Scholarships to Post-Grads

The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 announced that it is offering four $12,500 scholarships "to provide financial assistance to those who are actively pursuing full-time post-graduate studies and research in the field of Information Security."

(ISC)2 said that on January 30, 2005 it will award the scholarships "to full-time post-graduate students pursuing an advanced degree in information security at any accredited university worldwide officially recognized by (ISC)2"

President and CEO Jeff Huffey said, "It is our mission is to provide development opportunities and support for information security professionals throughout their careers, and that outreach begins with students pursuing an information security career. Colleges and universities that participate in our scholarship program demonstrate their commitment to offering the most comprehensive, highest-quality information security education to their students."

Requirements for applications seeking the scholarships must be a post-graduate student in good standing with the relevant department; must be pursuing defined information security research that has been approved by the college or university; and the applicant's faculty advisor and/or institution must support the applicant for any expenses the scholarship does not cover.

Those interested applying can read the
scholarship policy and download an application form at the (ISC)2 Web site .

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