For students performing research on behavior change, societal effects or other social aspects as they relate to natural disaster mitigation or preparation.
The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) Social Science Scholarship is available to master and doctorate degree students performing research on behavior change, societal effects, or other social aspects as they relate to natural disaster mitigation, subject to the requirements listed below. Award of the scholarship is at the sole discretion of the Scholarship Committee and their decision is final.
1. Before the start of the proposed period of study (but not necessarily at the time of application), the applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree from a higher education institution which is accredited by the responsible regional or national agency.
2. At the time of acceptance of the scholarship (but not necessarily at the time of application), the applicant must be accepted for graduate study at a college or university in a social or behavioral science program in the area of behavior change, societal effects, or other social aspects as they relate to natural disaster mitigation or preparation.
3. The proposed faculty member who will direct the applicant’s graduate study during the year in which the scholarship is applied for and awarded must complete and return an appraisal of the student’s capabilities as part of the application process. This faculty advisor must take responsibility for guiding the student’s research program and must ensure the student meets
the requirements of the scholarship by preparing and presenting a poster at the FLASH Annual Conference during the year the scholarship is awarded.
Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,
Type: Merit Based
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 1,500
Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc.
1427 E. Piedmont Dr., Suite 2
Tallahassee, FL 32308