Investing in Future Practitioners Through Scholarships

BCSP Foundation and Other Organizations Offer Student Scholarships

August 9, 2019

BCSP Foundation Scholarship Details

The Foundation will provide support for students currently enrolled in ABET/AABI accredited SH&E Qualified Academic Programs (QAP). This award will be made on behalf of qualified candidates directly to their academic institution to offset tuition or other expenses related to their pursuit of an SH&E degree. The BCSP Foundation will now be assessing applicants, streamlining the process such that qualified programs may focus directly on encouraging students to apply. Awards will be made following the scholarship application and review process and will allow for one student per year, per qualified program, to benefit from the award.

Key Dates: 

  • October 5 — Applications Due

Scholarship Application Process

  • Visit bcspfoundation.org
  • Select “Opportunities” at the top of the screen and select the drop-down option “Grants
  • Scroll to find “Investing in Future Practitioners: Student Scholarships” and select “Learn More”
  • This will take you to a page that provides specific information related to the Student Scholarship
  • Select “Apply Now” to start the application process

Visit the BCSP Foundation scholarship webpage for more information.

American Society of Safety Professional Foundation Scholarship Details

Since 1990, the ASSP Foundation has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships and professional education grants to students beginning their studies in occupational safety and professionals seeking to continue their education. The ASSP Foundation offers nearly 150 awards each year ranging from $500 to $15,000.

Key Dates: 

  • September 1 — Online Application Open
  • December 1 — Application Due
  • April 15 — Awards Announced

Scholarship Application Process

Applications for both scholarships and grants are accepted from September 1 through December 1 each year. Visit the ASSP Foundation’s Scholaships webpage for more information on how to apply.

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Foundation Scholarship Details

Over the past 30 years, the AIHA Foundation has awarded more than 680 scholarships totaling nearly $2 million to students dedicated to studying industrial hygiene and/or occupational and environmental safety.

Key Dates: 

  • Early October — Application Program Opens

Scholarship Application Process

Deadlines and dates have not yet been set for this year’s application process. Visit the AIHA Application and Eligibility site regularly for updates to important information regarding application due dates and awarded dates. The AIHA site includes a list of programs whose students are encouraged to apply. If you are note enrolled in one of the listed programs you are still encouraged to apply, but an extra step is required.

The AGC Education and Research Foundation Scholarship Program Details

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergrad and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs. Over $10 million in scholarships has been awarded to more than 4,000 students.

Key Dates: 

  • July 1 — Applications for 2020 Open
  • November 1 — Applications for 2020 Close

Scholarship Application Process

The undergraduate criteria to apply can be found here. The graduate criteria to apply can be found here. Applicants for the undergrad scholarship must be a rising college sophomore, junior in a four-year program, or rising senior in a five-year program at the time the scholarship is awarded. Applications for the graduate scholarship must be either a college senior enrolled in an ABET or ACCE-accredited construction or civil engineering program, or a person possessing an undergraduate construction or civil engineering degree from such an accredited program.

For more information please visit the AGC Scholarship Program webpage.