Twelve Texas A&M University Cybersecurity students were named as Scholars or Finalists in the 2022 National Cyber Scholarship program. Scholars in the program are awarded free access to the summer Cyber Foundations Academy and a digital Scholar badge. Finalists are awarded a digital Finalist badge.
Scholars from Texas A&M included:
- Fernando Leon, Senior in Electronic Systems Engineering Technology
- Alyssa Kalish, Senior in Computer Science
- Camryn Ochs, Senior in Interdisciplinary Engineering
- Griffith Thomas, Junior in Computer Engineering
- Brooke Bennett, Freshman in General Engineering
- Michael Silva, Senior in Technology Management
- Rohan Viswanathan, Senior in Computer Science
- Audry Estrada, Sophomore in Computer Science
- Helena “Lane” Simmons, Sophomore in General Engineering
- Zainab Sunny, Graduate student in Advanced International Affairs
- Evan Oliai, Senior in Computer Science
The finalist from Texas A&M was Evan Oliai, Senior in Computer Science.
The National Cyber Scholarship Foundation is a charitable foundation partnered with the SANS Institute and the Center for Internet Security (CIS) and created to help the United States close its critical cybersecurity skills gap. Every year the program awards more than $2M in scholarships and $14M in training to high school and college students to strengthen the pipeline for the cybersecurity industry in the US.