Academic Scholarship: ASIS San Diego Chapter
The ASIS Foundation offers, via local chapters, scholarships that can assist security professionals and students reach educational goals. Chapter Matching Scholarships are matching funds provided by the ASIS Foundation for an education award to a chapter member or undergraduate or graduate student seeking a security career.
Chapter Matching Scholarships
These scholarships provide matching funds for an education award to a chapter member or undergraduate or graduate student seeking a security career. If a scholarship is awarded to a chapter member, the Foundation doubles the chapter’s award, up to $1,000. If a scholarship is awarded to a student, the Foundation matches the amount up to $500. The Foundation funds 30 Chapter Matching Scholarships per calendar year. Limit one per chapter.
A scholarship may be awarded to an ASIS member or a full and part-time student who has completed one year of study at an accredited college or university and seeks a career in the security profession. An undergraduate student must earn at least a 2.8 out of a possible 4.0. A graduate student must earn at least a 3.0 out of a possible 4.0.
Students must submit a signed application form, official transcript, and letter of recommendation from a faculty member to their sponsoring chapter. Chapters must complete and sign the “Chapter Statement” form and forward the complete application packet to ASIS International via mail or by email.
All scholarship applications must be received by the San Diego Chapter no later than October 15, 2011 so that eligibility can be determined and selections made. The selected applications will be submitted to the Foundation no later than November 30, 2011 in order to be eligible for a Foundation matching grant.
The number and size of awards is indeterminate due to fluctuating conditions, but is expected to be a small number of awards between $500 and $1000 at the Chapter level.