SASKATCHEWAN CHAPTER OF THE

ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINERS (ACFE)

Sidney Bloxom Memorial Scholarships - 2007/2008

The Saskatchewan Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is proud to offer two $500 scholarships ($1,000 total) to Saskatchewan High School students who submit an essay on a selected topic on Fraud Prevention and Education.

Eligibility

Students in grades 9 to 12 attending a Saskatchewan High School are eligible upon submission of an essay on the following topic:

Topic

The topic selected for the 2007-2008 competition is as follows:

Internet fraud has been expanding exponentially in recent years as Criminals can manipulate people into performing certain actions or divulging confidential information without having to do it in person.  Describe the steps people can take to safeguard themselves while on the internet fro these invisible social engineers.   

Details

Your essay must be: a) written in English, b) type written and double-spaced, and c) no more than three to four pages.  Students should be aware that considerable emphasis will be placed on content, grammar, and syntax.  

You should submit your essay to the following address:

Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Commercial Crime Section

Bag Service 2500, Regina, Saskatchewan

S4P 3K7                

(306) 780-6005

Your submission should include your name, grade and name of your school. 

The Deadline for submissions is April 4, 2008.

Winners

The two winners will be selected by ACFE chapter members, and will be announced in May on our web site:  www.sask-acfe.com.   The results of previous scholarship competitions are also available at this web site.

 

 

Please note that the winning essays may be posted as educational material on our  website: www.sask-acfe.com

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