ISSA Education Foundation Scholarship

by Gracia Kennyta
usascholarships.com

Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is pleased to announce ISSAEF Scholarships. The candidates who are pursuing a career in computer science with a focus on information security or privacy are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The foundation develops, conduct, and promote educational programs, symposia, seminars, and support scholarship in information security and other activities to educate the public about information security technology. The total amount of the scholarships is $9,000.

Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a not-for-profit, international professional organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It was founded in 1984 after work on its establishment started in 1982.

Eligibility:

Eligibility for ISSAEF Scholarships

•Student must be pursuing a career in computer science with a focus on information security or privacy

•Must be an active, full-time undergraduate or graduate

•Student in an information security related program

Eligibility for ISSA Alamo Chapter Scholarships

•Alamo Chapter $1,500 Scholarship – Applicants must be:

1.A resident of San Antonio Metro Area or attending a college within the San Antonio Metro Area

2.Studying Information Assurance, Information Security or a Security focused degree program

3.A Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate Student

4.Registered at an accredited 4-year college or university

•Alamo Chapter $500 Scholarship – Applicants must be:

1.A resident of San Antonio Metro Area or attending a college within the San Antonio Metro Area

2.Studying Information Assurance, Information Security, or a Security focused degree program

3.A Sophomore, Junior or Senior

4.Attending any accredited 2 years technical or community college

How to Apply:

Applicants who are interested in applying you can download the application form by given link: http://www.issaef.org/Files/2017_ISSA_Foundation_Scholarship_Application...

Supporting Documents:

•Personal information (biography/resume) submitted to above address

•Unofficial transcripts

•Recommendations requested/submitted from the three listed references

•Reference 1

•Reference 2

Submitting Details:

Applicants must submit complete application materials via e-mail to application-at-issa-foundation.org or via fax to 1-866-936-5663.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

•Eugene Schultz, Jr., Memorial Scholarship ($3,500)

•Howard A. Schmidt Scholarship ($3,500)

•Shon Harris Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

Application Deadline:

All application material must be received by July 15, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://www.issaef.org/active_scholarship

Contact Information:

If you have any question or concerns you can email to Scholarship Committee Chair, Javier Torner at jtorner-at-issa-foundation.org.

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