Empowering Tomorrow’s Business Resilience Leaders: Introducing the DRJ Scholarship Program

In the dynamic landscape of business resilience, nurturing new talent and empowering aspiring professionals is paramount. That’s why Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) is proud to introduce its Scholarship Program, designed to provide deserving newcomers to the industry the invaluable opportunity to attend our semi-annual conferences. With the support of corporate sponsorships and individual contributions, this initiative aims to remove financial barriers and foster the growth of the next generation of business resilience leaders.

Who should apply?

This scholarship program is tailored to individuals who are eager to embark on a journey in the business resilience field or are keen on expanding their expertise through conference participation. Whether you’re a student taking the first steps toward a career in business resilience or a current practitioner seeking to deepen your knowledge, we encourage you to apply. We welcome diverse backgrounds and perspectives, as we believe in the power of inclusivity and innovation in driving progress within our industry.

What will an applicant need to provide?

The application process is designed to ensure deserving candidates are selected. Alongside completing the application form, applicants must have employer support for conference attendance. This commitment demonstrates a genuine interest in professional development and ensures recipients can fully benefit from the conference experience.

Applicants will also be required to articulate their aspirations and reasons for seeking the scholarship through a short essay section. This provides a platform for candidates to showcase their passion, dedication, and potential contributions to the business resilience community. We value authenticity and vision, and the essay serves as an opportunity for applicants to convey their unique perspectives and aspirations.

Your Impact as a Scholar

By participating in the DRJ Scholarship Program, recipients gain access to a wealth of knowledge, networking opportunities, and industry insights at our renowned conferences. Beyond the invaluable experience gained, scholars become part of a supportive community dedicated to driving innovation and resilience in the face of adversity. Your journey as a scholar extends far beyond the conference walls, as you join a network of professionals committed to shaping the future of business resilience.

Transparency and Accountability

We uphold transparency and accountability in all our endeavors, which is why basic information from all applicants will be shared with corporate sponsors of the DRJ scholarship fund. This ensures sponsors have visibility into the selection process and the impact of their contributions, fostering a sense of collective responsibility and investment in the future of our industry.


The DRJ Scholarship Program represents a commitment to nurturing talent, fostering diversity, and advancing excellence in business resilience. Through the support of our sponsors and the dedication of passionate individuals like you, we are shaping a future where organizations are resilient, agile, and prepared to overcome any challenge. Join us in this journey of empowerment and innovation as we build a brighter tomorrow for the business resilience community. Apply now and unlock your potential to make a difference!

DRJ Scholarship Submission

How many years in business continuity?
Please tell us why you want to attend the conference. (up to 1,000 words)