Occupational Safety & Health Scholarships
Here are some of the Occupational Safety & Health scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
Our awards are for students majoring in occupational safety, health, and the environment.
If your degree is not an OS&H degree, it is your responsibility to make the case in your student narrative for why your studies are relevant to our mission of guiding the safety profession forward.
We will award more than $200,000 to OS&H students and professionals through our scholarships and grants program.
You will be required to submit transcripts from every university you have attended.
You will be required to provide an academic letter of recommendation.
You will be required to fill out a short answer section.
You must have a 3.0 undergraduate GPA and (if applicable) a 3.5 graduate GPA.
All applications will be reviewed by the ASSE Foundation Scholarship Award & Selection Committee. Award recipient will be notified and announced on the Foundation's website in April.
To provide financial assistance to registered nurses who are pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree to prepare for a career in occupational and environmental health. Amount Awarded: $3000 Number Awarded: 1 each year. Duration: 1 year; may be renewed up to 2 additional years. Eligibility: This program is open to registered nurses who are enrolled in a baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degree program. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in, and commitment to, occupational and environmental health. Selection is based on 2 letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay on the applicant's professional goals as they relate to the academic activity and the field of occupational and environmental health.
To provide funding to RNs interested in conducting research on occupational and environmental health nursing. Amount Awarded: $10000 Number Awarded: 1 each year. Duration: 1 year. Eligibility: All RNs engaged in occupational and environmental health nursing are eligible to apply if they are interested in conducting research or innovative projects. The proposed research may be part of a formal educational program or it may be a self-initiated study. Selection is based on purpose of project, significance of project, investigator's capacity, review of literature, methods, plans for data analysis, and assumptions and limitations.
To provide financial assistance to occupational and environmental health nurses who are interested in pursuing continuing education. Amount Awarded: $1500 Number Awarded: 1 each year. Eligibility: This program is open to occupational and environmental health nurses who wish to participate in a continuing education activity that will further their professional development and continued competence. Selection is based on a statement of career goals as they pertain to the applicant's professional development and continued competence, how the continuing education activity will further the applicant's goals, commitment to ongoing continuing education activities, a letter support, and financial need. Additional Information: Funding for this program is provided by the Alcoa Foundation. This scholarship is not intended to supplement tuition in an academic program.
To provide financial assistance to occupational and environment health nurses who are interested in pursuing continuing education. Amount Awarded: $1500 Number Awarded: 2 each year. Eligibility: This program is open to occupational and environmental health nurses who wish to participate in a continuing education activity that will further their professional development and continued competence. Selection is based on a statement of career goals as they pertain to the applicant's professional development and continued competence, how the continuing education activity will further the applicant's goals, commitment to ongoing continuing education activities, a letter of support, and financial need. Additional Information: These scholarships are not intended to supplement tuition in an academic program.
Carrying Forward his Dream
Mike passed away on April 26, 2007 at the age of 21. He had many dreams and aspirations he was unable to carry out. Mike’s biggest dreams were to become a paramedic as well as an EMT instructor, which he had already begun to do.
In Mike’s short life he touched and inspired many people through his perseverance, vision, dedication and intense work ethic. To carry forward his dream of educating others in the field of Emergency Medical Services, the Michael J. EMS Scholarship Foundation was established to provide monetary support for those wishing to become an EMT or paramedic. In this way, Michael can continue his goal of helping others even after his death.
To support Emergency Medical Services by finding intelligent, hardworking, and dedicated individuals who have the energy and enthusiasm for their work as well as a drive for continuing their education.
1.) Grant scholarships each year to individuals emulating Michael’s character traits of work ethic, dedication, energy, and enthusiasm, who wish to attend school to become Paramedics.
2.) Raise funds to support these scholarships through events that bring recognition to the field of Emergency Medical Services as well as bringing the community together.
Requirements: 1. Enrolled member of Navajo or Ute Mountain Ute Indian. Certification of Tribal membership is required. 2. High school senior admitted to college, students currently atteding or admitted to a four-year college. 3. Minimum cumulative B average or 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. GPA must have been attained as a high school senior or from current college performance. 4. ACT SCORE: 22 or better 5. Must be registered as a full-time student and show proof of full-time student status prior to award payment. 6. Major course of study must be in the following areas: engineering (mining, civil, mechanical, electrical), business/accounting, environmental/reclamation sciences, labor/industrial relations, purchasing, or occupational safety.
Applications Accepted: February 10, 2017 - January 29, 2018
Final Award Selection: March 15, 2018
Scholarship Awarded: Spring Quarter 2018
The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Applicant must be a US citizen, at least 17 years of age, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. Recommended topics are included in the Personal Essay section.
All applications must be received by January 29th, 2018. Finalists will be notified in February and must provide proof of enrollment and GPA (letters of acceptance, transcripts, etc.) before the scholarship recipient is selected.
Applications will be reviewed by a panel. The winner will be selected based on the criteria set forth in the requirements section of this document.
Once the winner is decided and notified of the award, he/she will receive a mailed 1099-MISC tax form and the check will be delivered to their address. The winner of the scholarship award will be fully responsible for the taxes incurred from receiving the award.
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