[tor-talk] Fwd: ([RISKS] Risks Digest 27.77) Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security

Wendy Seltzer wendy at seltzer.com
Mon Mar 3 12:51:53 UTC 2014

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On 02/28/2014 05:15 PM, RISKS List Owner wrote:
> Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:50:12 -0500
> From: Jeremy Epstein <jeremy.j.epstein at gmail.com>
> Subject: Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security
> Since 2011, Applied Computer Security Associates, sponsor of the ACSAC and
> NSPW conferences, has offered scholarships for women in their undergraduate
> and masters' degree programs through the Scholarships for Women Studying
> Information Security (SWSIS, www.swsis.org).
> Thanks to a $250,000 4-year contribution by Hewlett-Packard company, ACSA
> plans to offer an increased number of scholarships for the 2014-15 academic
> year.  Also new in 2014-15, the Committee on the Status of Women in
> Computing Research (CRA-W), an arm of the Computing Research Alliance, is
> joining SWSIS, and will lead selection of scholarship winners.
> SWSIS winners will be invited to attend flagship conferences sponsored by
> ACSA, HP, and CRA-W, and will be encouraged to participate in HP's summer
> internship program.
> Applicants must provide:
> * An essay describing their interest and background in the information
>   security field.
> * A current transcript.
> * A resume or CV.
> * Letters of reference (typically from faculty members).
> * Their university name and class status.
> The scholarship is renewable for a second year, given proof of satisfactory
> academic progress.  Preference is for US citizens or permanent residents;
> funds are available for use at any US campus of a US university.
> Applications may be submitted starting 30 Mar 2014, and will be accepted
> until 1 May 2014.
> More information at www.swsis.org or swsis at swsis.org
> Jeremy Epstein, Director, Scholarship Programs
> Applied Computer Security Associates, Inc.

Wendy Seltzer -- wendy at seltzer.org +1 617.863.0613
Policy Counsel, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
Visiting Fellow, Yale Law School Information Society Project

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