Academic Relations 

 

 

 

Welcome to the Academics Relations Page of the Chicago chapter of ISACA!

Purpose and Mission of the Academic Relations Committee:

  • Provide a framework for information exchange among and for the mutual benefit of the Chapter, academic community, and business community in support and enhancement of relationships among the faculty/student bodies of universities with the Chapter and the IS audit and control profession.
  • Maintain close communication with local university activities, encourage student membership in ISACA, and provide feedback and direction for the ISACA Model Curriculum and COBIT in Academia ™ initiatives.
  • Assist in the development of new education programs for the Chapter and membership.

Objectives of the Academic Relations Committee:

  • Create a variety of communication vehicles for promoting information exchange and enhancement of relationships among the faculty/student bodies of universities with the Chapter and the IS audit and control profession.
  • Support ISACA International initiatives for advancing the Academic Relations program by providing feedback and direction for the ISACA Model Curriculum and COBIT in Academia ™ initiatives, as well as any new programs ISACA International introduces.
  • Develop activities directed toward faculty and students, as well as integration of the academic community, business community and Chapter membership to promote the IT Governance professions, ISACA certifications, career and networking opportunities.
  • Maintain documentation on all available information materials available via ISACA International, Chapter Academic Advocates, Student members, activities held, and participant feedback.

2013-2014 ISACA Chicago Chapter Academic Scholarship

Scholarship Overview

Through the generous support of our members, the ISACA Chicago Chapter has established a scholarship fund to provide financial assistance to those interested in pursuing educational opportunities in the field of information systems (IS), IS governance, IS audit, IS compliance, IS security or related studies (i.e., hereafter, the “Scholarship”).  Individuals interested in applying for the Scholarship must complete the application and related information requirements as noted below.  If you have any questions regarding this Scholarship application, please email scholarship@isaca-chicago.org.

Scholarship Award

The ISACA Chicago Chapter is allocating $7,000 for the 2013-2014 academic year Scholarship fund.  Two (2) $3,500 awards will be available for individual Scholarships.  The Scholarship awards will be made payable in the name of the recipient and the college or university.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

The ISACA Chicago Chapter has established the following eligibility criteria for the 2013-2014 Scholarship awards:

  1. All awards are for undergraduate or graduate study only.
  2. All awards can be used for full or part-time programs.
  3. The Scholarship award is applicable for one school year term only (2013-2014). However, recipients may re-apply in subsequent years.
  4. Students must be enrolled for the 2013-2014 academic year, focusing on information systems (IS), IS governance, IS audit, IS compliance, IS security or related studies.
  5. Students must be enrolled in an accredited university in the state of Illinois or show proof of permanent residence in Illinois for use at a school not located in the state of Illinois.
  6. Students must demonstrate an interest in the fields of information systems (IS), IS governance, IS audit, IS compliance, IS security or related studies.
  7. Minimum 3.25 (out of 4.0) Grade Point Average (GPA).
  8. Completion of the scholarship application form, including supporting information.
  9. Scholarship awards will be granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.
  10. International students are welcome to apply.

Scholarship Procedures and Selection Criteria

The Scholarship application form and supporting documentation must be submitted electronically to the ISACA Chicago Scholarship Committee (š email address > scholarship@isaca-chicago.org) no later than 11:59 pm US Central on March 31, 2014.  Late submissions will not be accepted.  All decisions made by the ISACA Chicago Scholarship Committee shall be considered final.  Final award decisions will be made no later than June 15, 2014.  The ISACA Chicago Scholarship Committee will review and evaluate all applications and supporting documentation and will award the Scholarships based on:

·         Individuals that exhibit a sincere desire for further education or training in the fields of information systems (IS), IS governance, IS audit, IS compliance, IS security or related studies;

·         Individual achievement as evidenced through participation in outside interests and activities, leadership roles and/or work experience;

·         Grade point average and/or academic credentials; and,

·         Other criteria as deemed appropriate by the ISACA Chicago Scholarship Committee.

Please scroll to the scholarship application located below.

ISACA DePaul University Student Chapter

The Chicago chapter of ISACA has established a relationship with the ISACA DePaul University student chapter.  For more information about the student chapter, please check out https://orgsync.com/46369/chapter.

 

 Scholarship Application

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