Monday, October 8, 2012

ISSA Scholarship for SF Bay Area Students

The San Francisco Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) proudly announces the Eugene Schultz Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship for outstanding students.   To be eligible for a scholarship a student must be pursuing a career in computer science which includes information security or privacy and must be an active, full-time undergraduate or graduate student in an information security related program.  The applicant must fulfill the eligibility requirements below as established by the ISSA Educational Foundation (ISSAEF) Scholarship Committee. One scholarship in the amount of $2,000 each will be awarded for tuition and fees during the 2012-2013 academic year.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria is as follows:

  • Student must attend any accredited college or university within about 100 miles of San Francisco
  • Community service and extracurricular activities
  • Security-related work experience and security coursework
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or graduate of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), averaged over the period of attendance at the current institution
  • Be a full-time undergraduate or full-time graduate student in a degree program
  • Be classified as a sophomore, junior or senior or enrolled in a Graduate program as of the semester in which the award is received (Fall 2012)
  • A one-page letter describing applicant’s background, chosen academic program, interests and goals in the information security field

Each scholarship applicant must submit a completed ISSAEF application, including a short biography, at least three letters of recommendation, and transcripts of the current institution attendedAt least one letter of recommendation must be from a faculty member at the school currently attended.   Entries for the scholarship will be accepted from September 1, 2012 through December 1st, 2012.   All scholarship applications and other required information must be submitted to ISSAEF by December 1st, 2011.   Final candidates may be asked to participate in a thirty-minute telephone interview with a Scholarship Committee member. 

Final selections will be determined by the ISSAEF Scholarship Committee members who will review and evaluate all materials submitted.  For a copy of the application, please send an email request to

For questions, please direct them to:  Paul Keser,   

Paul Keser
ISSA San Francisco President

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