ISEA is accepting applications now for the Daniel K.Shipp Scholarship program for the year 2022. The following scholarship is for the undergraduate students enrolled in majors geared toward a Safety and Health career (such as but not limited to, Environmental Science, Fire Protection, Health Physics, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Safety, etc.). The following annual scholarship grants students with the one-time scholarship amount of $2,500. This scholarship is awarded annually, based on academic and extra-curricular achievement and financial need, and the recipients are selected by an independent review panel unaffiliated with the ISEA.
The Daniel K. Shipp Scholarship was created in 2017 to recognize the contribution that Mr. Shipp has made to ISEA and the safety and health of American workers during his 25 years as President of ISEA. Mr. Shipp established ISEA as the “Voice of the Safety Equipment Industry.” He skillfully melded the hard work of ISEA members, to develop and implement the association’s benchmark of standards making, government relations, and knowledge-sharing strategies. The positive impact on the industry is undeniable, and the health and life-saving impact for workers is inspirational. Mr. Shipp has rightfully established himself as a pillar of this industry. Committee members will review applications and select qualified scholarship recipients based on demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, financial need, grade point average (GPA), leadership, and future career interest in occupational health and safety-related field.
ISEA is the association for safety equipment and technologies – equipment and systems that enable people to work in hazardous environments. For more than 85 years, ISEA has set the standard for personal protective technologies, supporting the interests of its member companies who are united in the goal of protecting the health and safety of people worldwide.ISEA is a recognized leader in the development of ANSI-accredited safety equipment standards, in the U.S. and around the world.
Following is the brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||International Safety Equipment Association|
|Education Level||Undergraduate students|
|Subjects||Health and Safety|
|Number of Awards||Varies|
|Contest Deadline||September 1, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||Essay, video, transcript, recommendation, financial disclosure|
Who is Eligible?
Following are the eligibility requirements for the following scholarship contest:
- Undergraduate student enrolled in majors geared toward a Safety and Health career (such as but not limited to, Environmental Science, Fire Protection, Health Physics, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Safety, etc.).
- Currently registered as full-time students in North America. A full-time student is carrying 12 credit hours per semester, trimester, or quarter.
- Applicants must have at least one full year of study remaining in their degree program.
How to Apply?
To participate in the following scholarship program, the interested individuals are required to fill out the application form given on the scholarship portal and submit it there only along with all the required documents.
Additionally, the applicants are required to write an essay (Minimum 500 words) on the following:
“Please include comments about what has influenced you in pursuing a career in the field of safety and health.”
Following are the documents that need to be attached with your application form:
- Transcript of grades for the last two years of completed education
- Financial disclosure
- List of extracurricular activities
- Two (2) letters of recommendation
- Up to a three (3) minute video or slide presentation highlighting your successes, goals and aspirations
The applications submitted by you will be reviewed and judged by the selection committee and out of all, the most deserving candidates will be selected as the winners of the following scholarship. The winners will be awarded a one-time scholarship amount of up to $2,500.
The deadline for the application submission for the following contest is September 17, 2021. No applications will be considered after this date.