Boise ISSA

Michael Stanton USAF Cyber Scholarship

2024 Scholarship Amount: $1,500

Boise ISSA is proud to offer an annual scholarship each spring to qualified Idaho candidates:

 Recruits from any branch of the military: Active, Retired, Honorably Discharged Veterans, Guard, Reserve, ROTC, Civil Air Patrol or similar is required.
 Pursuing training or degree in Cybersecurity.
 Must be a person of character and service unto others.

Scholarship applications are accepted during the months of February – May of each calendar year. To apply for this scholarship candidates must submit a 350-500 word submission (~2 pages) on why they are the best candidate for the scholarship and how they intend to serve their country and/or citizens of Idaho. Boise ISSA officers and/or sub committees review candidates to select the best forerunner(s) followed by a 30-minute interview, conducted in May of each calendar year.

The winner of the scholarship is announced at the Boise ISSA annual members only meeting in June of each year, with the awardee receiving a complimentary one-year ISSA membership along with their scholarship.

If you are interested in applying for the Michael Stanton USAF Cyber Scholarship, please email you essay to:  [email protected] for consideration.

On behalf of the Boise ISSA Officers, THANK YOU for your generous donation to this worthy cause in Michael’s memory.

Scholarship Award Winner:  Jacorious (Jay) Smith


Huge thank you to our donors:

Diane Rausch

Ken Dunham

Richard Stephens

Barbara Stanton

Chelle Clements

Matching Funds (Anonymous Donor)