Be the Future of Internal Auditing
Internal Auditor magazine, the world's leading publication covering the internal audit profession, is launching a scholarship program. We are offering six, US$1,000 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students who write the most informative and intuitive essays on internal audit subjects. Once the student winners are announced, we will publish the winning essay on InternalAuditor.org.
Download the scholarship application form to get started. Once you have completed your essay, submit both the completed application form and your essay to
The scholarship essay topics and submission periods are as follows:
1 December 2016 – 31 January 2017:
How can internal auditors best communicate difficult findings/messages to their customers and stakeholders?
Download the question PDF
1 February 2017 – 31 March 2017:
Why are the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing important?
(read "Breaking Down the Standards" in the February issue of
1 April 2017 – 31 May 2017:
What is internal audit’s role in making the organization more resilient?
(read "Internal Audit's Role in Making the Organization More Resilient" in the April issue of
1 August 2017 – 30 September 2017:
What are the ethical issues that can arise in an organization’s collection, use, and analysis of data?
(read "Ethical Issues in the Collection, Use, and Analysis of Data" in the August issue of
1 October 2017 – 30 November 2017:
How can business acumen help internal audit?
(Read "Developing Business Acumen Within the Audit Function" in the October issue of
1 December 2017 – 31 January 2018:
What is internal audit’s role in ensuring employees’ personal information is protected?
(read "Protecting Employee Personal Information" in the December issue of
The IIA's Academic Relations Program
For decades, The IIA has been committed to
Academic Relations by providing dedicated staffing and volunteer support. As the profession evolved, so did the needs of the academic community for "internal audit-ready" graduates to enter the business arena and meet the demand for graduates with a reduced learning curve.
To help fill the pipeline with such graduates,
The Internal Audit Academic Awareness Program and the
Internal Auditing Education Partnership (IAEP) were created to support institutions of higher education in creating stellar learning opportunities for those interested in a career in internal auditing.
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