Samantha Kusters of Langhorne, Pennsylvania, has won the 2018 Daniel K. Shipp Scholarship presented by the ISEA.

Ms. Custers is currently in her first year of study at the University of Miami, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering. The Aerospace Engineering and Safety program is designed for students who have a keen interest in aerospace and safety and want to work to prevent potential hazards.

Ms. Kusters is a proud member of the University of Florida club swim team. In her past time, she enjoys volunteering, reading, skiing, and scuba diving, and so, has also contributed to many a times.

“Being awarded this scholarship means I will be able to continue pursuing my goal of innovation and progress and keeping people safe in the aerospace industry,” said Samantha Kusters. “I’ve worked hard to get where I am today, and believe strongly in having a good education to support my goals and dreams.”

An independent Selection Committee selected Ms. Kusters from among 13 applicants based on academic performance and other factors.

ISEA instituted the Daniel K. Shipp Scholarship as a legacy program to encourage new generations to enter the Safety and Health profession, and to help defray educational costs to eligible candidates as they pursue a career in the field of environmental and occupational health and safety. The annual scholarship in the amount of $2,500 is open to all college undergraduate students preferably enrolled in majors geared toward a Safety and Health career, (such as, but not limited to, Environmental Science, Fire Protection, Health Physics, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Safety) who are currently registered as full-time students in North America.

Learn more about the Daniel K. Shipp Scholarship