Greater Boston Chapter Leadership Award

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$1,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university.
  2. Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 for undergraduates, or minimum 3.5 GPA for graduate students.
  3. Must have completed 60 undergraduate credit hours or more at time of application, but must not be graduating before May OR must be currently enrolled in graduate school.
  4. 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.
  5. This award is for U.S. and international awards.
  6. Must be an ASSE student member that belongs to a New England student section.

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

Description: This award is for international and U.S. college juniors and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field. The applicant must enroll full time and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to students attending school or residing in New England.

Application requirements for the Greater Boston Chapter Leadership Award are:

  • Essays (2)
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Priority will be given to members from the following chapters: Greater Boston, Connecticut Valley, Granite State, Maine, Nutmeg or Worcester County, or to any student who is a spouse or child of any ASSE New England chapter member, or to any ASSE student member that belongs to a New England student section. The Greater Boston Chapter Leadership Award requires that the applicant to be an ASSE Student 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 per year. 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: One award at $2,000 and one award at $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, December 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, December 1

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 of 12 credit hours or more per semester. 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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