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The CIO Scholarship Fund raises and donates money to higher educational institutions, with preference being given to those located in the San Francisco Bay Area.   Our donations are made as endowments and grants to provide financial assistance for students who have chosen a course of study in the field of Information Technology.  The objective of the CIO Scholarship fund is to sponsor students who have chosen a course of study and career path that leads to an IT leadership position, and to support local schools.


Selection Criteria for Educational Institutions

The college or university will:

  • Administer the granting of scholarships based on the mission and purpose of the CIO Scholarship Fund
  • Provide a course  of study  in the field of information technology (ie information systems, technology, management and leadership)
  • Offer student grants based on economic need with precedence given to disadvantaged students
  •  Be a  college or university nominated by a CSF member
  • Provide a faculty member to work with a CSF board member to provide an overview of courses and students