Walsh College

Scholarship Programs

ISACA Competiton Scholarship - Closed for 2014
1st Annual Detroit Chapter ISACA Scholarship Competition now open. This competition will start on April 4, 2014 at 6 p.m. and end on April 6, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Registration deadline is April 4, 2014 at 3 p.m.

Visit the ISACA website for more information: https://custom.cvent.com/1798EAED31674EF7AB749217E52A0341/files/3f5e7f8525a04e62b97808b307a36aff.pdf

There will be an informational meeting on February 18th at 5:00 in room 122 at the Troy campus.  Interested students should attend to form teams.

Please contact Nanette Poulios, IA director, for details on the program at npoulios@walshcollege.edu or 248-823-1369.

Department of Defense Scholarship Program
2014 Scholarship not funded by DoD. No Applications  this year.  Please check back October 2014 for information on 2015 scholarship opportunities

2013 Competition Closed.
The United States Department of Defense is seeking graduate and undergraduate students from Walsh College who are interested in a grant funded scholarship program for concentrated studies in information assurance. Individuals must be admitted to the MSIA or another program and specialize in information assurance. Potential funding may be available beginning in the fall 2013 semester.

Students selected to participate in the program will be required to sign a written agreement obligating them to work for the Department of Defense as a civilian employee for one calendar year for each year of scholarship assistance received. They will also be required to serve in internship positions with the Department of Defense organization during the time they are receiving scholarship support.

Scholarships are awarded upon government funding and individual eligibility. The scholarships are expected to pay for the cost of tuition, fees, books, lab expenses, supplies and equipment as well as a stipend to cover room and board expenses. Disabled students may receive additional allowances; however there are no allowances for dependents.

Interested candidates should attend an informational meeting for assistance with the submission process.  This year's meetings will be held January 23rd and 29th from 5:00 to 6:00 PM in Room 124 at the Troy Campus.  Nan Poulios will review eligibility requirements as well as instructions for completing the application.

Deadline for Completed Application February 22

Minimum Eligibility

 The candidate must be 18 years of age or older. 

  1. The candidate must be a citizen of the United States at the time of application. (Note: if family members are not U.S. citizens, some agencies may be unable to process the applicant through the required security level clearances). 
  2. The candidate must be admitted to a Walsh College graduate or undergraduate program.  
  3. The candidate must qualify for a security clearance which will include passing drug and polygraph tests among others.
  4. Undergraduate candidates must have a 3.2 GPA, Graduate candidates must have a 3.5 GPA.  No exceptions.

Please contact Nanette Poulios, IA director, for details on the program at npoulios@walshcollege.edu or 248-823-1369. 

Application is available here:  ATTACHMENT D NEW Student Application 2013-2014.pdf
Instructions are available here: ATTACHMENT C Scholarship and Vacancy Announcement 2013 .pdf

MCWT Scholarship Now Closed

2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship now open.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2013

Eligibility

An applicant must be a female high-school student (entering college), undergraduate or graduate level student who is:

  • a resident of the State of Michigan
  • a United States Citizen
  • a student with a 3.0 GPA or better
  • enrolled (or will be enrolled) in a technology program

Additional Information may be found on the MCWT Foundation Web Site: Click Here

Women in Defense Scholarship

Application deadline is July 15, 2014.
Application and rules are available here:
http://wid.ndia.org/horizon/Pages/default.aspx

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must meet the following criteria. No exceptions will be considered.
Be currently enrolled at an accredited university or college, either full-time or part- time.

  1. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible; undergraduates must have attained at least junior level status (60 credits).
  2. Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense.
  3. Demonstrate financial need.
  4. Have a minimum grade point average of 3.25.
  5. Be a woman.
  6. Be a citizen of the United States

Michigan Women in Defense Scholarship

2014 - 2015 Scholarhsips now open.

Eligibibility Requirements 
To be eligible for the HORIZONS-Michigan Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of Michigan.
  • Be currently enrolled at an accredited Michigan university or college, either full-time or part-time.
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible; undergraduates must have attained at least junior level status (60 credits).
  • Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.25
  • Be a woman.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.

ISC2 Scholarships

ISC2 offers various scholarship programs for undergraduate and graduate students.
https://www.isc2cares.org/scholarships/

MCWT Scholarships 2014 now Closed
http://www.mcwt.org/Scholarships_196.html

National Initiativve for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS)
NICSS has links to various scholarship opportunities.
http://niccs.us-cert.gov/education/scholarship-opportunities

Walsh College Scholarships
http://www.walshcollege.edu/scholarships