EHS students and professionals now have the opportunity to apply for 100 financial awards through the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Foundation.
The application process for available scholarships and grants opened on September 1 and closes December 1.
“Our scholarship and grant program has helped hundreds of students and professionals advance their education and careers in a meaningful way,” said ASSP Foundation Chair Linda M. Tapp, CSP, in a statement. “Our donors have consistently supported the occupational safety and health profession by contributing awards that range from $500 to $15,000. Their involvement every year demonstrates that safety careers are vital in helping to protect workplaces everywhere.”
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Foundation will accept scholarship and grant applications from Sept. 1 to Dec. 1 for its annual disbursement of financial awards in 2019. More than $370,000 is available through nearly 100 awards to occupational safety and health students and professionals, thanks to the generosity of corporate donors and the ASSP community.
Scholarships, which are possible through corporate and private donors, are available to undergraduate and graduate students, including full-time, part-time and international students studying in the United States.
Applicants must be enrolled in an occupational safety or related degree program and have a grade point average of 3.0 for undergraduates and 3.5 for graduates.
Professional education grants are open for established safety professionals looking to further their careers through certification, college coursework, conference registration or similar learning opportunities. according to ASSP.
Candidates must only complete one online application to be eligible for all available awards. Recipients are matched with the criteria set forth by the fund’s donor, and those selected will be notified in April 2019.
Scholarship and grant applicants can get more information on the program by visiting the ASSP Foundation website.