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ISSA Education Foundation is excited to offer multiple opportunities to pursue Cybersecurity

ISSAEF and Chapter Scholarship Application Period Open Through June 15, 2021

CSA Grant and SANS Training Scholarship Application Period Open Through May 31, 2021

Attention all current and future Cybersecurity Professionals. Let ISSA Education Foundation help fund your academic pursuits with the below scholarships and grants.  See below for specific scholarships being offered by ISSAEF and ISSA Chapters, and sponsorships by SANS and CSA.

ISSA Education Foundation Scholarships

Must be either at the sophomore, junior, senior or graduate levels to be considered.

  • $3,500 – Howard A. Schmidt Memorial Scholarship for undergraduate studies
  • $3,500 – E. Eugene Schultz, Jr., Memorial Scholarship for graduate studies
  • $2,000 – Shon Harris WIS (Women in Security) Memorial Scholarship for either undergraduate or graduate studies

Alamo ISSA Chapter

  • $1,500 scholarship – George “Chip” Meadows Memorial Scholarship – 4-year San Antonio College or University
  • Two $1,000 scholarships – 4-year San Antonio College or University
    • Alamo Women’s Scholarship: Focuses on broadening the number of women in the Cybersecurity/Information Security industry.
    • Alamo Minority Scholarship: Focuses on broadening the number of underrepresented groups* in the Cybersecurity/Information Security industry. (*Defined as people of color who do not self-identify as White or Caucasian).
  • $500 – 2-year San Antonio College

Below are some of the eligible Colleges and Universities in the San Antonio, Texas area: 

SANS E. Eugene Schultz, Jr., Memorial Training Scholarship

SANS continues to support ISSA Education Foundation by sponsoring an opportunity to select one of their superior courses to continue your education in cybersecurity.  Identify a SANS training course of great interest to you and the review committee will select one recipient annually. You must reside in North America to be eligible.

CSA Professional Development Grant

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is sponsoring grants (up to $2,000 annually) for individuals seeking to increase their knowledge and understanding of cybersecurity.  Do you have interest in a course that could provide ongoing skill development, provide a path to a promotion, or transition into cybersecurity?  This opportunity is for you. 

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