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Digital Signage Federation Announces Call for Applications For the 2016-17 Geri Wolff Scholarship

WARRENTON, VA – The Digital Signage Federation (DSF), the only independent not-for-profit trade organization serving the digital signage industry, is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2016-17 Geri Wolff Scholarship.

The DSF’s Geri Wolff Scholarship is designed to raise the awareness of digital signage as a career choice among qualified young women who are committed to a professional career in computer sciences and related fields. This award is also intended to help broaden employment diversity, by encouraging employers to hire qualified women in a variety of IT capacities.

Applicants must be:

  • Enrolled full time in an accredited college or university with a declared major in computer sciences design and other digital signage related fields, committed to graduation and currently in their junior or senior year.
  • Students in good standing with a minimum 3.0 cumulative overall GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled full time at time of application. Consideration will be given to applicants with exemplary credentials and commendable work ethic.
  • The award is intended to be applied solely for academic purposes and will be sent directly to the accredited U.S. or Canadian college, university or technical school where the recipient is doing his or her undergraduate work.
  • Application must be accompanied by two professional letters of recommendation, a current transcript and a statement of 500 words or less explaining the value and creativity the applicant will bring to the digital signage industry; as well as cite a technical accomplishment that demonstrates originality and innovative thinking in the field of computer sciences that can translate to this sector.

Applications are due on or before Friday, December 2, 2016. Recipients will be notified in early February 2017. For more information, or to apply online go to www.digitalsignagefederation.org/scholarship.

Donations to the DSF’s Geri Wolff Scholarship Fund are welcome from any individual or organization that would like to help foster the advancement of women in the digital signage industry. To donate, please contact DSF Executive Director Brian Gorg at bgorg@digitalsignagefederation.org.

About Digital Signage Federation®
DSF's Mission is to support and promote the common business interests of the worldwide digital signage, interactive technologies and the digital out-of-home network industries. The DSF is a not-for-profit independent voice of the digital signage industry reflecting the diversity of its membership. It promotes professional recognition through certifications, continuing education, conferences, publications, and presentations offered by the DSF and affiliate groups. It provides regulatory advocacy to leverage the collective strength of members and represent their interests at the higher levels of government and the community. The DSF provides leadership and networking opportunities focused on building a strong foundation for the advancement of the digital signage industry. For more information, visit www.digitalsignagefederation.org.

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