The Destination z community encourages the next generation of enterprise systems professionals. If you would like to contribute to the 2016 Destination z Enterprise Computing Scholarship, please contact Troy Crutcher (

Organizations, companies and individuals interested in donating to the 2016 scholarship should mail their donation check to:

Key Enterprises, LLC
220 South 6th Street #500
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Attn: John Bienias

Checks should be made out to: Key Enterprises, LLC, Academic Scholarship Fund.

If you're interested in donating electronically, you may do so via PayPal. Log in to your PayPal account and use the “send money” tab. Then enter the following email address: The funds will then be electronically sent to the Destination z Enterprise Computing Scholarship fund.

Sponsors for the 2015 scholarship included IBM, Innovation Data Processing, Rocket Software and Vicom Infinity.

Students taking mainframe courses at an IBM Destination z member school are eligible to apply for the IBM Destination z Enterprise Computing Scholarship in January.

To be considered for this scholarship, students must demonstrate excellence in their enterprise computing coursework, with plans for continued growth on the mainframe platform in their academic and professional careers. The 2016 scholarship winners will be announced in March 2017.