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School Endowment Program

Grants and endowments are awarded through board selected and colleges and universities to students passionate about studying technology, cybersecurity, and computer science related disciplines.


Are you a student that has benefited from The CIO Scholarship Fund?

Anastasia Ingargiola

Student, UC Berkeley

I hope to express my earnest appreciation at

being given this opportunity to overcome my monetary disadvantages and develop as a professional and a leader.

Ruth Wilson

San Jose State University,

Chair of African American Studies

I was deeply moved and proud that

so many more SJSU students will be able

to benefit from this generous gift.

Selection Criteria


  • Students must major in technology or computer science      related fields

  • Priority given to students with the most economic need, and whose families face economic challenges

  • Students must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.5  or greater (exceptions can be granted with board approval on a case-by-case basis)

  • Student must be attending a 2- or 4-year college or university

  • Schools must be a college or university nominated by a board member of The CIO Scholarship Fund and meet board approval in accordance with The CIO Scholarship Fund’s bylaws

  • Schools must provide a faculty member to work with a board member of The CIO Scholarship Fund to provide an overview of courses and students

  • Schools must involve The CIO Scholarship board member or board member designate for involvement in the selection process

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We believe we can accomplish more through collaboration. Are

you a school that is interested in collaborating with the IT leadership community? Are you interested in receiving endowments for you

and your students?

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