Northeastern Illinois Chapter Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$3,000

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. Must enroll full time at an accredited four-year college or university.
  2. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher if an undergraduate student OR a grade point average of 3.5 or higher if a graduate student.
  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 international and U.S. students.
  6. Priority will be given to students residing in, or attending a college/university in Illinois.

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 in Illinois.

Application requirements for the Northeastern Illinois Chapter Scholarship are:

  • Essays (2)
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Northeastern Illinois Chapter Scholarship 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'. Priority will be given to students that attend Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL, members of the NE IL chapter, regardless of school location, offspring of NE IL chapter members, regardless of school location or to students attending school in the northeastern Illinois region, defined as the area north of I-74 contained within the Illinois state borders.

Award Amount: $3,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

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 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. The applicant should also submit a narrative (300 words or less in length) attached to the application addressing the questions listed on the application. 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 the deadline.
Contact: Matthew Sells
Address: 1800 E. Oakton St. Des Plaines, Illinois 60018

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