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Thompson Scholarship for Women in Safety

To provide financial assistance to women pursuing graduate study in safety-related fields.

Amount Awarded: $1000

Number Awarded: 1 each year.

Duration: 1 year; nonrenewable.

Deadline: October of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to women who are pursuing a graduate degree program in safety engineering, safety management, occupational health nursing, occupational medicine, risk management, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, fire safety, environmental safety, environmental health, or another safety-related field. Applicants must be full-time students who have completed at least 9 semester hours with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. As part of the selection process, they must submit 2 essays of 300 words or less: 1) why they are seeking a degree in safety, a brief description of their current activities, and how those related to their career goals and objectives; and 2) why they should be awarded the scholarship. Financial need is not considered.

Contact Information:
American Society of Safety Engineers
Attn: ASSE Foundation
1800 East Oakton Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Fax: 847/296-9220