OVERVIEW

Harmony Tech is proud to provide a $1,000 scholarship for undergraduate information systems security students. The scholarship will be awarded annually to the best candidate based on the scoring criteria below.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program with a cybersecurity, information assurance or information security focus
  • An overall GPA of 3.50
  • Must be attending a regionally-accredited college or university program
  • May be attending online or on-campus
  • May be attending part or full time
  • If awarded: scholarship funds will be sent directly to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees, and books

APPLICATION PROCESS

Submit the following as attachments to a single email message to scholarships@harmony-tech.com

  • Deadline for submissions is August 1st, 2020
  • Unofficial transcripts from your current / most recent educational institution. If you are awarded the scholarship; we will request official transcripts prior to the scholarship funds being disbursed.
  • At least three letters of recommendation outlining the following:
    • How long have you known the applicant?
    • What is your relationship to the candidate (teacher, family friend, supervisor, etc.)?
    • What skills or abilities does the applicant have that will support them in completing the information systems security degree program?
    • What other information about the applicant should be taken into consideration?
    • Note: Academic recommendations are preferred; however, you may submit a professional letter of recommedation addressing the points above.
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • A cover letter outlining:
    • Your educational background
    • Your personal background
    • Why you chose your major and why you will be successful in  the information systems security field
    • Your professional and academic goals
    • Any extracurricular activities or hobbies you are involved in

SCORING CRITERIA

  • Prior academic success
    • High school GPA
    • Academic awards and other merit-based scholarships
    • High school involvement (sports, clubs, organizations, etc.)
  • Demonstrated need for funding
  • Volunteer work
  • Letters of recommendation