The Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) has been a proud sponsor of an annual Scholarship Award Program since 1977.
The main goal of this organization and its program is to encourage the study of safety and environmental management among younger generations of students.
The scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Fay Thompson.
If you happen to be the lucky winner, you will be awarded at the CSHEMA annual conference and you will get a $3,000 award.
So as to be the eligible student for this scholarship, you will need to meet some requirements.
The scholarship is available to undergraduate students preferably enrolled in majors geared toward an Environmental Health & Safety career, such as but not limited to, Environmental Science, Fire Protection, Health Physics, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Safety, etc.
You have to be currently registered as full-time students in North America, meaning that you must be carrying 12 credit hours per semester, trimester or quarter.
The eligible applicants must have at least one full year of study remaining in their degree program.
To be considered for the award, a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 is required.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for the CSHEMA Scholarship and you meet all the eligibility requirements, you must submit the application prior to the deadline on March 31st.
You will need to visit the scholarship provider’s website, find the link to the fillable application form, complete it with your personal and educational information and make sure they are all accurate.
You will have to provide your Student’s Institutional ID Number which is a unique number assigned to you by your institution and you will need to upload the required documents.
The supporting documents are an essay which should be 1 page long and in which you are supposed to speak about an occupational health, occupational safety or campus environmental issue relevant to your university/ college or community, as well as current transcripts which will identify you as the student and list all coursework completed and currently underway.