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High School Student Scholarship for Safety Related Careers

Posted: Jan 07, 2020

The Central Indiana Chapter will award high school student scholarships to a deserving high school senior in Indiana. The Chapter will award up to three (3) $1,000 scholarships.  Any high school senior in Indiana with a 2.8 GPA or higher who will be furthering their education in Indiana, with an emphasis on occupational safety, is eligible to apply.

Safety related careers may include:

  • Construction Safety
  • Risk Management
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Safety Management
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Environmental Health
  • Or others as approved by the scholarship selection committee
Guidelines
  • Must currently be a senior in an Indiana High School.  Preference will be given to those in the Central Indiana ASSP Chapter’s geographical area.
  • Must have a GPA of at least a 2.8 on a 4.0 scale and submit a copy of their official high school course transcript and grades through the first 3.5 years.
  • Must enroll in an Indiana College, University or other training/trade school and declare a major or minor in Safety.
  • Applicant must provide two (2) letters of reference:  one from a teacher from their high school and one from a current or previous employer, youth group leader or other adult in a leadership position.
  • Applicant must include a brief description of their career plans and how those plans relate to occupational safety.
  • Winning applicant must join a student section of ASSP or the Central Indiana ASSP Chapter.
Timeline
  • Scholarship applications and two (2) references are due March 31, 2020.
  • Awarded scholarship recipients announced April 15, 2020.
  • Presentation of Check:  August or September, 2020, pending confirmation of school, major and mailing address provided to secretary@centralindiana.assp.org.

Download the application by downloading High School Student Scholarship Application for Safety Related Careers.

The 2020 Governor’s Workplace Safety Award applications are now available!

Posted: Nov 21, 2019

The annual Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards (GWSA) provides recognition for companies based on best practices for eliminating workplace injuries and illnesses, and salutes those who have made safety and health a top priority.

The Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards are open to all organizations, regardless of size or number of workers affected.  All Hoosier businesses, unions, municipalities, schools, service organizations, nonprofit organizations or individuals are eligible to apply for the awards.  To qualify, a company must be deemed to be free of compliance disputes concerning all applicable local, state and federal statutes and regulations.

The awards ceremony takes place at the Indiana Safety and Health Conference & Expo.

The Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards are a result of a partnership among the Indiana Department of Labor, on behalf of Governor Eric J. Holcomb, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Central Indiana American Society of Safety Professionals Chapter.

For more information and access the applications visit 2020 GWSA.

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Posted: May 04, 2016

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