Alamo ISSA
Developing and Connecting Cybersecurity Leaders in South Texas since 2000


Alamo ISSA Chapter Scholarships

  • $1500 scholarship – George “Chip” Meadows Memorial Scholarship.  4-year San Antonio area College or University  
  • Two $1,000 scholarships – 4-year San Antonio area 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 who self-identify as members of an underrepresented group).
  • $500 – 2-year San Antonio area College or University

To be eligible for an ISSA Alamo Chapter scholarship a student must be pursuing a career in computer science with a focus on information security or privacy. The applicant must fulfill the eligibility requirements as established by the ISSA Educational Foundation (ISSAEF) Scholarship Committee and the ISSA Alamo Chapter.

Final selections are determined by the ISSAEF Scholarship Committee members who review and evaluate all materials submitted.

General Guidelines:

  • Recipient will be enrolled in an academic program which demonstrates an interest in Information Security but need not be an ISSA member.
  • Enrolled in a college or university program related to Information Security as of the semester/quarter in which the award is received (Fall Term). Below are some of the eligible Colleges and Universities in the San Antonio, Texas area:
    • NE Lakeview College www.alamo.edu/nlc
    • NW Vista College www.alamo.edu/nvc
    • Palo Alto College www.alamo.edu/pac
    • St. Philip’s College www.alamo.edu/spc
    • San Antonio College www.alamo.edu/sac
    • Hallmark University www.hallmarkuniversity.edu
    • Incarnate Word www.uiw.edu
    • Trinity new.trinity.edu
    • University of Texas at San Antonio www.utsa.edu
    • Texas A&M San Antonio www.tamusa.edu

Applicants may apply for any scholarship but can only win the following scholarships one time:

    • George “Chip” Meadows Memorial Scholarship
    • Alamo Women’s Scholarship
    • Alamo Minority Scholarship  
    • Alamo 2-year College Scholarship

ISSA Alamo Chapter Scholarship Application


ISSA Alamo Chapter Scholarship 2022 Awardees

Johanna Jacob, PhD Computer Science - Alamo George "Chip" Meadows Memorial Scholarship - $1,500
“I am thrilled to be one of the recipients of the ISSAEF Alamo Chapter Scholarship for 2022. The scholarship allows me to continue with zeal and with a higher commitment, towards the cause of research and development in the K-12 Cybersecurity Education Arena, especially for the under-represented student population. Your benevolence makes a difference in my life and in turn, in the lives of many others that will be impacted through the outcome of this research. I am grateful for having been recognized and will challenge myself to do more and bring honor to the benefactors. This day will go down in my life’s history as a significant one. Thank you ISSAEF and the Alamo Chapter for your immense support and benevolence!”

Constance Ross, BBA Cybersecurity - Alamo Women's Scholarship - $1,000
“I am deeply honored and blessed I was selected to receive this scholarship. This will tremendously help my upcoming year of college!”

Melissa Gallego, BBA Info Systems - Alamo Minority Scholarship - $1,000
“Thank you to the ISSA Education Foundation for fueling the dreams of Latinas aspiring to leave their mark on the tech industry. Your support brings me closer to accomplishing my goals and I am deeply honored to be chosen as a recipient of this award. As always, I dedicate this award to my family and all immigrants striving for a better future.”

Izaiah Medina, AS Info Tech Network Admin - Alamo 2-year College Scholarship - $500


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