CCNA Scholarship

Heya, another short one but might be interessting to know.
The Networking Forum is offering a CCNA Scholarship:

What’s going on? is offering a scholarship to one person who would like to earn a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. The scholarship will provide the CCNA Official Exam Certification Library, a separate forum specifically dedicated to the candidate for his or her use during their studies with feedback from the site’s members, and reimbursement of the exam fees after they pass their exam(s).

How is the recipient chosen?

To qualify for the scholarship, candidates will need to write an essay about why they want to earn their CCNA certification and why they make a good candidate for the scholarship. All essays must be received by October 8th, 2010 and posted in this thread. The essays will be judged by our crack(head) staff and a few prominent members. The recipient will be announced in this thread and notified via a site private message on October 15th, 2010.

The Judges

What is expected of the recipient?

The recipient of the CCNA Scholarship is expected to do the following:

  • Keep the community informed of their progress by participating in their dedicated forum.
  • Write 4 750+ word blog posts on a topic of their choice.

Other details

  • CiscoPress is sponsoring this scholarship by providing the books. Thanks to them for supporting the site and the cause.
  • The recipient has 3 months to pass their first exam, 3 months after that to pass their second exam, or 5 months total to pass the combined exam.
  • Proof of the passed exam(s) must be provided to receive reimbursement.
  • A picture of the candidate’s face and dated score sheet will need to be posted on the site or sent to Steve.
  • Reimbursement for passed exam fees will be made via and will not exceed $250 USD.
  • This is our first attempt at this, so expect some issues.
  • The rules and or details of the scholarship may change at any time.


Any news/updates/changes will be posted here.


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