Travelers Case Competition Scholarship

Departments: Information Systems Categories: Information Systems
Amount A variable number of awards up to $1,500. Total amount available is $1,500.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria

Awarded to students enrolled as Infomration Systems majors participating in the target Case Study Competition. Students will be judged on their performance at the competition.

The criteria used to judge performance is as follows:

Analysis:

  1. Amount of research conducted on the case
  2. Clarity of assumptions
  3. Consideration of constraints of case
  4. Consideration of current industry trends
  5. Feasibility of proposed solution
  6. Creativity of solution approach
Results:
  1. Rationale for the proposed solution
  2. Discussion of business needs and technologies to address them
  3. Clarity of recommendations including pros and cons
  4. Discussion of how recommendation impacts business and technology areas
Presentation:
  1. Style
  2. Clarity
  3. Organization
  4. Length (20 minutes)
  5. Participation of all group members
Question & Answer:
  1. Smoothness/completeness of responses to questions
  2. Degree of participation by group members
Application Procedure Students will be informed or the procedure by the Information Systems department shortly after Travelers Inc. announces it each year.
Application Deadline The deadline will be announced by the Information Systems department shortly after Travelers Inc. announces it each year.
Selection Procedure Winning presentations will be selected by Travelers judges.
Selection Deadline The deadline will be announced by the Information Systems department shortly after Travelers Inc. announces it each year.
Notification Students will be notified of their award by the Chair of the Information Systems department.
Thank You Recipients are requested to write a thank you note to Travelers Inc. and send it in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.