Cisco CISO Advisors WiCyS Member Scholarships to RSAC, Grace Hopper and SACNAS


This opportunity is available to all WiCyS members to apply for scholarships to attend cybersecurity conferences such as RSAC, Grace Hopper and SACNAS.


  • Encourage participation of WiCyS members and increase cybersecurity learning opportunities through conference scholarships sponsored by Cisco
  • Provide the power of community
  • Retain WiCyS members already in the field and provide them learning opportunities to advance them in the field
  • Build more WiCyS members in leadership roles to highlight on resumes, Linkedin, and speak to during interviews
  • Empower WiCyS members to attend technical conferences through Cisco sponsored scholarships
  • Open up the gateway for opportunity, join skill development training opportunities, internship program, and all of WiCyS offerings
  • WiCyS members gain knowledge and skills not offered otherwise
  • Provide WiCyS members the confidence, motivation and determination to remain in their academic cybersecurity studies and collectively advance because of their network, community, opportunity, and more
  • Give a wrap-around experience that WiCyS members can speak to during interviews, gain employment from, and continue to advance in their careers because of it


Initiative will start in Summer 2022



  • Must be a WiCyS current member
  • Includes submission of an essay for each application
  • Recipient must agree to social media coverage if selected and can only receive one of the scholarships offered by Cisco

Grace Hopper | Sep 20-23, 2022

Learn more about Grace Hopper HERE

Scholarship application form coming soon!

SACNAS | Oct 27-29, 2022

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Learn more about SACNAS HERE

Scholarship application form coming soon!