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ASSE Diversity Committee Scholarship

American Society of Safety Engineers
Attn: ASSE Foundation
1800 East Oakton Street
Des Plains, IL 60018
(847) 768-3435      Fax: (847) 768-3434


To provide financial assistance to upper-division and graduate student members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) who come from diverse groups.


This program is open to ASSE student members who are majoring in:

  • occupational safety
  • health
  • environment
  •  or a closely-related field (e.g., industrial or environmental engineering, environmental science, industrial hygiene, occupational health nursing).

Undergraduates must be full-time students who have completed at least 60 semester hours with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Graduate students must also be enrolled full time, have completed at least 9 semester hours with a GPA 3.5 or higher, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher as an undergraduate. 

Along with their application, they must submit 2 essays of 300 words or less:

  • why they are seeking a degree in occupational safety and health or closely-related fields, a brief description of their current activities, and how those relate to their career goals and objectives
  • why they should be awarded this scholarship (including career goals and financial need)

A goal of this program is to support individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, personal beliefs, age, sexual orientation, physical challenges, geographic location, university, or specific area of study.  U.S. citizenship is not required.

Financial data

The stipend is $1,000 per year


1 year; recipients may reapply

Number awarded 

1 each year


November of each year