Dr. Wayne Boone Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Wayne Boone Memorial Academic Scholarship for 2019 will be officially launched in late February. The scholarship is awarded to a student in the National Capital Region whose academic and professional pursuits are in any of the following disciplines: Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Continuity Planning, Crisis Management, Emergency Management, Information Security, Physical Security and/or Risk Management.

First place recipient receives the $500.00 Scholarship. Second and third place recipients receive a one-year regular membership to DRIE (Ottawa).

If the applicant is related to a DRIE member, don’t forget to include that in your application details, as members and their families receive preferential points in the evaluation process.  The 2018 application will be available here until the 2019 application becomes available.  Watch for DRIE notifications in your inbox....sign-up for the newsletter here   

The Objective of the DRIE Ottawa Chapter Student Scholarship
As an organization dedicated to the support of our members we, and our bursary benefactors, hope to assist and recognize those who wish to pursue careers in any of these professions:
Business Continuity Planning, IT Disaster Recovery Planning, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Crisis Management, Emergency Management, Information Security, Physical Security, and Risk Management.

2018 Dr. Wayne Boone Memorial Scholarship
Cynthia Kearns-Ohara, on behalf of the members and executive of the Ottawa Chapter of Disaster Recovery Information Exchange, awarding Matthew Lee the 2018 Dr. Wayne Boone Memorial Scholarship for his academic achievements in Business Continuity Planning.



2017 Dr. Wayne Boone Memorial Scholarship

Frank Slater, on behalf of the members and executive of the Ottawa Chapter of Disaster Recovery Information Exchange, and Lisa Madock, on behalf of Vanguard - the largest contributor to the Scholarship fund, awarded Cameron Wilson the 2017 Dr. Wayne Boone Memorial Scholarship for his academic achievements in Business Continuity Planning.

Frank, Cameron and Lisa at the 2017 annual DRIE Ottawa Conference


2016 Dr. Wayne Boone Memorial Scholarship

Frank Slater, on behalf of the members and executive of the Ottawa Chapter of Disaster Recovery Information Exchange, awards Sarah Pullen the 2016 Dr. Wayne Boone Memorial Scholarship for her academic achievements in Business Continuity Planning.

Sarah out did her seven closest rivals by delivering an outstanding submission. 

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