Application deadline is October 27, 2019

Charles Johnson, President of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA),is proud to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Daniel K. Shipp Scholarshipfor $2,500. Johnson and ISEA recognize theambition, drive and dedicationof those entering the Health and Safety field. They also know the expenses associated in choosing this educational and career path. ISEA, actively working to enhance the field and entry of college students into the fields of occupational health and safety, developed the Daniel K. Shipp Scholarship Fund in 2017. Applicants nationwide who are pursuing a degree in health and safety are encouraged to apply.

“We at ISEA, have the continued safety of our workers worldwide dominant in goals. In that regard, we need creative, bright new minds to come and lead the next generations for innovation and benchmark standards”, states Johnson.  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. It was created to recognize the contribution that Mr. Shipp has made to ISEA and the safety and health of American workers during his 25 years as President of ISEA. 

Mr. Shipp established ISEA as the “Voice of the Safety Equipment Industry.” He skillfully melded the hard work of ISEA members, to develop and implement the association’s benchmark of standards making, government relations and knowledge-sharing strategies. The positive impact on the industry is undeniable, and the health and life-saving impact for workers is inspirational.  Mr. Shipp has rightfully established himself as a pillar of this industry.

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. A full-time student is one who is carrying 12 credit hours per semester, trimester or quarter. Applicants must have at least one full year of study remaining in their degree program students who share our vision to protect others.

This scholarship is awarded based on academic and extra-curricular achievement and financial need, and the recipients are selected by an independent review panel unaffiliated with the ISEA. Interested applicants can download an application form at https://safetyequipment.org/resources/isea-scholarship-fund/daniel-k-shipp-scholarship/, and review the required information and the selection criteria or go to the ISEA website and click from the links below in the “Scholarship Resources” section. Completed application package must be digitally postmarked by 11:59 pm (EST), October 27, 2019 and sent to [email protected].