Scholarships

Applications for the following AITP scholarships are due on April 1st, 2017: 

1. AITP Student Member Scholarship ($1000)

The Student Member Scholarship is available to AITP of the Ozarks student chapter members who will be attending college in 2017/2018.

Must be a current student member. Join one of our student chapters! Contact Michelle Hulett for info.

See below for application and full eligibility requirements.

 

2. AITP Professional Member Scholarship ($1000)

The Professional Member Scholarship is available to AITP of the Ozarks professional chapter members, their children, or their grand children who will be attending college in 2017/2018.

Must be a current professional member. Join online! Contact Randy Baker 417-234-4270 for info.

See below for application and full eligibility requirements.

 

3. AITP Community Scholarship ($500)

The new Chris Cauble Memorial Scholarship has been established by our "tech IT out" Expo committee in honor of Chris Cauble and his family.

This scholarship is available to local high school students (or non-traditional students) who are enrolling in their first year of college in 2017/2018.

This scholarship does not have an AITP membership requirement.

See below for application and full eligibility requirements.

 

Read about our 2016/2017 scholarship recipients here.

Would you like to help fund these scholarships? Please consider making a tax deductable donation to the AITP scholarship endowment fund at Community Foundation of the Ozarks by following these instructions.

AITP of the Ozarks is using proceeds from our Scholarship Benefit Golf Tournament and "tech IT out" Expo to grow our scholarship endowment at CFO so that we can continue to award annual scholarships each year for many years to come!


 

AITP of the Ozarks - Student Scholarship ($1000)

Details

The AITP of the Ozarks board of directors awards one annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to help fund school fees for a selected student that is a member of one of our chapter's sponsored AITP Student Chapters. The award will be presented at one of our monthly meetings or our annual scholarship benefit Golf Tournament.

Eligibility:

1. Must be an active member of an AITP student chapter sponsored by the AITP of the Ozarks Chapter.
2. Must be declared computer science/CIS/MIS/IT major with an overall and major GPA of at least a 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) – submit transcript.
3. Must have satisfactorily completed at least one full semester of college (12 credit hours or equivalent) and currently be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate at an accredited educational institution in the US (12 credit hr or equivalent).
4. Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.
5. Demonstrate financial need; submit FAFSA-EFC.
6. Personal statement of 150-300 words, include reasons that that demonstrate leadership potential.
7. Previous AITP scholarship recipients are not eligible to receive the award in two (2) consecutive years.

Apply via Mail by April 1, 2017
View Application for Student Member Scholarship
(or View on CFO website)


 

AITP of the Ozarks - Professional Scholarship ($1000)

Details

The AITP of the Ozarks board of directors awards one annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to any graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are children or grandchildren of current AITP of the Ozarks professional members. Current AITP of the Ozarks professional members are also eligible and must be enrolled in college courses. The award will be presented at one of our monthly meetings or our annual scholarship benefit Golf Tournament.

Eligibility:

1. Sponsoring AITP members or AITP member must have been a member for at least one year at the time of application.
2. An AITP member may sponsor only one applicant per year.
3. Applicant must be a full-time student at an accredited college/university, or a high school senior with acceptance to same.
4. The applicant’s academic major does not have to be in the IT field.
5. Applicant must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.
6. Personal statement of 150-300 words.
7. One letter of academic reference.
8. High school students only: copy of an acceptance letter (or letter of intent) to an accredited college or university.
9. Previous AITP scholarship recipients are not eligible to receive the award in two (2) consecutive years.

 Apply via Mail by April 1, 2017
View Application for Professional Member Scholarship
(or View on CFO website)


 

AITP of the Ozarks - Community Scholarship ($500)

Details

The AITP of the Ozarks "tech IT out" Expo committee awards one annual Chris Cauble Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500 to any graduating high school seniors (or non-traditional students enrolling in first year of college) who resides in Southwest, Missouri.

Residency Requirements:

Graduating high school senior or non-traditional student enrolling in first year of college who resides in Southwest, Missouri and planning to enroll in a Missouri 2 or 4 year college/university.

School Requirements:

Any accredited Missouri 2 or 4 year college/university

 

Eligibility:

  1. Graduating high school senior or non-traditional student enrolling in first year of college
  2. Resident of Southwest, MO
  3. Must be declared computer science/CIS/MIS/IT major
  4. GPA of 2.75; submit transcript
  5. Demonstrate financial need; submit FAFSA-EFC
  6. Short Essay “What does this scholarship mean to me”
  7. Participation in school activities
  8. Participation in community organizations
  9. Work experience

Apply via Mail by April 1, 2017
View Application for Community Scholarship
(or View on CFO website)


 

Questions? Please contact us!

Thank you to each of these 2016 sponsors!

Abacus Technology Alexander Open Systems AOS Bass Pro Shops Bluebird Networks Cisco City of Springfield Missouri City Utilities of Springfield Missouri
Corporate Business Systems Datalink EmBark Staffing Guaranty Bank HCOMM Solutions Mostly Serious Nimble Storage
OReilly Auto Parts Old Missouri Bank Pathway Training Penmac Staffing Ruckus Wireless a Brocade Company SHI Stronghold Data
The eFactory Total Highspeed Trend Micro Veeam Wil Fischer Companies Yellow Dog Networks