James Joseph Davis Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

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 U.S. students.
  2. Must enroll full time at an accredited four-year college or university.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  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. 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.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  6. Must have military experience.

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

Description: This award is available for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to students with military experience.

Application requirements for the James Joseph Davis Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: This scholarship is provided with a strong preference given to students with previous military experience. The James Joseph Davis Memorial Scholarship requires that the applicant 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 the applicant can download the membership application on the ASSE website. The winners' names will be posted on the foundation's website on or around April 1.

Award Amount: $10,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

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 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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