Greater Baton Rouge Chapter – Don Jones Excellence in Safety Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 1, 2020

Tuesday
Awarded By:

American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S students.
  2. Must pursue a degree in occupational safety and health, or a closely related field. Examples of a closely related field are industrial and environmental engineering, other science degrees, and possibly business. In these cases, the student needs to make a strong case he/she is committed to safety through his/her completion of elective courses, personal statement, faculty recommendation, involvement with the ASSE student chapter, work experience, etc.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  4. Priority will be given to students attending Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana; attending any college or university within Louisiana; or attending any college or university within the southeast U.S. region (in that order).
  5. Must enroll for 12 credit hours or more at an accredited college or university. Part-time students are also eligible if they are members of ASSE (a general or professional membership).
  6. Must have completed 60 undergraduate credit hours or more at time of application, but must not be graduating before May.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for college juniors who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health, or a closely related field. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to students attending Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana; attending any college or university within Louisiana; or attending any college or university within the southeast U.S. region (in that order).

Application requirements for the Greater Baton Rouge Chapter – Don Jones Excellence in Safety Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Essay (2)
  • Recommendation letter
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: The Greater Baton Rouge Chapter - Don Jones Excellence in Safety Scholarship requires that the applicant be an ASSE Student Member. If the student is attending a college/university part-time, then he/she must be an ASSE general or professional member. If the student is not already an ASSE member, he/she may apply for membership at time of scholarship application. The membership costs $15. To apply for membership, the applicant must contact ASSE's Customer Service Department at 1-847-699-2929 or visit online at www.asse.org and select 'Membership', then 'Join'.

Award Amount: $1,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Applications are available on the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) website. To find information about this award, the applicant should click on the 'ASSE Foundation' link. In addition to a completed online application, the applicant must also submit the following: an official transcript with an official seal verifying good academic standing, completion of 60 semester hours or more, and his/her overall grade point average; responses to the two questions listed on the application; and a reference letter from a safety faculty member verifying the applicant's official enrollment in occupational safety and health or a closely related field, and his/her enrollment status. If the applicant has any questions regarding the application process, he/she should send an email to the email address provided (the applicant should not call ASSE). Applications must be completed online by 11:59 pm on the deadline date.
Contact: Matthew Sells
Address: 1800 E. Oakton St. Des Plaines, Illinois 60018

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