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ISSA Education Foundation is now accepting Scholarship Applications for Fall 2020

Are you pursuing a Cybersecurity career? - Here is your chance to apply for a college or university scholarship.


  • $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

Click here for the scholarship application form

ISSA Alamo Chapter Scholarships

The ISSA Alamo Chapter supports College and University students in the San Antonio, Texas area.

A $1,500 scholarship named the George “Chip” Meadows Memorial Scholarship is available for a full time student at a four-year college or university in the San Antonio area.

A $500 scholarship is available for a full time student at a two-year San Antonio area college.


News from the Foundation

The ISSA Education Foundation (ISSAEF) Scholarship Committee, at the request of the ISSA Alamo Chapter, has completed the evaluation of the applications for the 2019 ISSA Alamo Chapter Scholarship Awards. The Board thanks its Scholarship Committee, headed by Lorraine Frost, for all the effort vetting and selecting this year’s recipients.

Aramis Babcock (University of Texas, San Antonio, TX) received a $1,500 award from the ISSA Alamo Chapter. Upon receiving the award Aramis stated “I’m really ecstatic about getting this scholarship and I plan on using this to help me continue my studies at UTSA.”

Aramis Babcock

Bhavjeet Sachdeva

The ISSA Alamo Chapter’s $500 scholarship winner this year Bhavjeet Sachdeva, University of Texas at San Antonio, TX. In commenting on the occasion, Bhavjeet said “It feels extremely humbling to be rewarded this scholarship to further enhance my education and obtain my degree.”

Bhavjeet Sachdeva

Girl Scouts of the USA

If you haven’t heard yet, the Girl Scouts of the USA rolled out the first round of their new cybersecurity badges last week. At this time they’ve introduced a total of 9 badges for the K-5th grade levels; 9 more for the older girls are still in work and are expected to come out in 2019.

Smile when you shop at Amazon knowing 0.5% of your eligible purchases will be donated to our scholarship fund! Better yet, it won’t cost you a dime. All you have to do is start your purchase from, select “ISSA Education and Research Foundation Inc.” (one time). Don’t forget to tell your family/friends to do the same.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS to participate in short term projects, scholarship publicity, fundraising and governance of the Foundation. Those interested in joining a truly dedicated and enthusiastic group, please send an email with your background to

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