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WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE ON HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

2017 HBCU ALL STAR STUDENT PROGRAM APPLICATION

The White House Initiative on Historically black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) invites applications from current undergraduate, graduate or professional students at a Historically Black College and University for the 2017 HBCU All Star Student Program. This is to promote HBCU excellence, innovation, and sustainability. The initiative recognizes undergraduate, graduate and professional students for their accomplishments in scholarship, leadership, and civic engagement. Successful candidates will serve for approximately one year as ambassadors of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities by providing outreach opportunities and communications to their fellow students about the value of education and the Initiative as a networking resource.

ELIGIBILITY AND RULES

  1. Nominee must be a current undergraduate, graduate, or professional student at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU).
  2. Student must be enrolled for the 2017-2018 fall semester.
  3. Only complete applications will be accepted. This includes signed nomination form, unofficial transcripts, short essays, resume and endorsement letter.
  4. Submissions entered past the due date will not be acknowledged.
  5. All application materials must be submitted electronically as one PDF document to hbcuallstars@ed.gov
  6. Application must be submitted no later than Friday, May 12, 2017, 11:59pm EST

Click HERE to go to the official website for more details and download the application form.

 

SUPER-HOT SPECIALTIES

According to 2016 Global Knowledge's IT Salary Survey, these are the top IT functional area with the biggest salary increases.

SALARY WITHIN FUNCTIONAL AREA

IT Functional Area Mean Median
IT architecture
Director, Architecture $157,057 $155,000
Director, Application Systems Architecture $122,509 $115,000
Manager, Applications Systems Architecture $109,725 $116,000
Sr. Applications Systems Architect $112,170 $110,500
Application Systems Architect $96,253 $91,000
Information Architect $99,095 $98,800
Sr. Data Architect $90,132 $82,500
Data Architect $90,481 $98,010
Enterprise Architect $115,978 $110,000
IT Security
VP/Director, Information Security $141,124 $135,000
Manager, Information Security $113,970 $113,214
Security Architect $122,237 $116,500
Information Security Analyst (Jr. or Sr.) $87,942 $87,000
Sr. Security Administrator $102,190 $99,840
Security Administrator $76,709 $73,000
IT Risk and Compliance Manager $110,660 $110,011
Data Security Specialist (Jr. or Sr.) $77,645 $72,000
Network Operation
Director (Senior Manager) $91,339 $85,000
Manager $84,072 $80,000
Sr. Network Technician $77,895 $80,000
Network Technician $60,306 $56,000
Sr. Network Administrator (LAN, WAN) $83,193 $80,000
Network Administrator (LAN, WAN) $63,328 $60,500

 

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