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					                ASIS International
     Western Massachusetts Chapter #212 Scholarship
       Criminal Justice/Security Management Scholarship Award Guidelines


Purpose

This scholarship was established in 2003 by the members of the ASIS International
Western Massachusetts Chapter #212 of in order to promote professionalism and
education with the security field, and to provide educational assistance to college students
pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Security
Management, or other Security related fields.

Guidelines for Awarding the Scholarships:

The award process will be competitive. The selection committee will choose the worthy
candidate to receive the award based on the criteria established. The selection of the
scholarship recipients will be based on merit, without regard to race, religion, sex or other
demographic factors.

Eligibility

Applicant must be pursuing a Degree Program in a Criminal Justice, Security
Management or related field in an Accredited Institution.
Applicant must be enrolled in a formal degree program.
Applicant must provide all documents requested and complete the application form
Applicant must sit before a selection board and answer questions regarding his/her
ambitions posed by board members.
Applicant must maintain a 3.0 GPA or above.
Applicant must submit an essay of not less than 500 words, and not more than 1000
words explaining his or her career and educational objectives, and why he/she warrants
the award of the scholarship.
Applicant should want to advance his/her career in the Criminal Justice or Security
Management fields.

Criteria

The criteria of this scholarship is to identify appropriate applicants who have
demonstrated professionalism and exemplary performance within their chosen degree
program in the required field(s), have shown the personal traits of good character, and are
in the process of enhancing their skills through formal education. Applicants who receive
this scholarship are not guaranteed awards for future years.

Application Packet

The application form should be completely filled out. The Application Packet should
include the following items:
    - Personal information form
    - 500 to 1000 word essay describing students career and educational objectives,
        and why he/she warrants to award of the scholarship.
    - Personal recommendation Form (Submit up to 3 personal recommendations)
    - Most recent College transcript

Responsibilities of the Recipient

The recipient understands that by accepting this scholarship he/she may be asked to
provide an educational progress report to Chapter Officers if requested.

Selection Process

All applications should be received by August 14th of each year. The selection committee
will review all applications and interview final candidates through the end of September.
Applicants should be prepared to interview with the Selection Committee if named as a
finalist.

Award Announcement

Every applicant will be notified NLT the end of September of each year of the award
decision.

Selection Committee: Will be composed of volunteer chapter officers and members of
the ASIS International Western Massachusetts Chapter #212.

Mail or Deliver Applications to:

Completed Applications should be post marked or delivered to the following Address by
August 14, of every year



Kirk McGee, CPP
Investigator
Region I Whistleblower Protection Program
USDOL/OSHA
450 Main Street
Room 613
Hartford, CT 06103
                   ASIS International
    Western Massachusetts Chapter #212 Scholarship
            Criminal Justice/Security Management Scholarship Award

                                      Application

PERSONAL INFORMATION

NAME _________________________________________________________________________
           Last                      First                 MI

HOME ADDRESS ______________________________________________________________
            NO./STREET                       CITY/TOWN

                  _____________________________________________________________
                STATE                  ZIP CODE        TELEPHONE

PROPOSED USE OF SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS _______________________________________

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION ___________________________________________________

IS THIS A DEGREE PROGRAM? ____________________TYPE ________________________

ENROLLMENT DATE _____________ EST. COMPLETION DATE _____________________

ENROLLMENT STATUS FULL TIME ________________ PART TIME________________

MAJOR FIELD OF STUDY ________________________________________________________

EXPECTED DATE OF GRADUATION______________________ GPA __________________

ESTIMATED TOTAL COST EXPENSE FOR TUITION            $___________________________

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS, TUITION REIMBURSEMENTS $___________________________

EMPLOYER _____________________________________________________________________

JOB TITLE________________________________EMPLOYMENT DATE _________________

WORK LOCATION _______________________________________________________________
                  NO./STREET                     CITY/TOWN
              _______________________________________________________________
               STATE              ZIP CODE         TELEPHONE

EMPLOYMENT STATUS Full Time ___ Part Time ___ Temporary ___

DIRECT SUPERVISOR ____________________________________________________________
                         NAME                      TELEPHONE

Job Description/Duties____________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
                  ASIS International
   Western Massachusetts Chapter #212 Scholarship
     Criminal Justice/Security Management Scholarship Award Guidelines

                                       Essay

  APPLICANTS NAME _______________________________________________

  Please describe in the space provided below (or on an attachment) your reasoning for
  applying for this scholarship (Minimum of 500 words, No Greater Than 1000).
  Describe your educational objectives, future and career interests. Please include the
  steps that you have taken to enhance your personal skills to obtain a position in the
  Criminal or Security Management Career Fields, any why you feel you should be
  awarded this scholarship.




APPLICANT SIGNATURE: __________________________ DATE______________
                ASIS International
 Western Massachusetts Chapter #212 Scholarship
   Criminal Justice/Security Management Scholarship Award Guidelines

                 Personal Recommendation
APPLICANTS NAME _______________________________________________

Please explain how this applicant has demonstrated his/her potential to utilize and
benefit from this scholarship award. Please include an assessment of the applicant’s
personal characteristics, attitude and strengths.




Person Submitting
Recommendation
_____________________________________________________________________
                Last              First            SIGNATURE

Relationship to
Applicant____________________________________________________________

DATE ___________________ TELEPHONE_____________________________
                ASIS International
 Western Massachusetts Chapter #212 Scholarship
   Criminal Justice/Security Management Scholarship Award Guidelines

                 Personal Recommendation
APPLICANTS NAME _______________________________________________

Please explain how this applicant has demonstrated his/her potential to utilize and
benefit from this scholarship award. Please include an assessment of the applicant’s
personal characteristics, attitude and strengths.




Person Submitting
Recommendation
_____________________________________________________________________
                Last              First            SIGNATURE

Relationship to
Applicant____________________________________________________________

DATE ___________________ TELEPHONE_____________________________
                ASIS International
 Western Massachusetts Chapter #212 Scholarship
   Criminal Justice/Security Management Scholarship Award Guidelines

                 Personal Recommendation
APPLICANTS NAME _______________________________________________

Please explain how this applicant has demonstrated his/her potential to utilize and
benefit from this scholarship award. Please include an assessment of the applicant’s
personal characteristics, attitude and strengths.




Person Submitting
Recommendation
_____________________________________________________________________
                Last              First            SIGNATURE

Relationship to
Applicant____________________________________________________________

DATE ___________________ TELEPHONE_____________________________

				
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