Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
The ISA Education Foundation Scholarship Award is available to graduate, undergraduate, and 2-year program students.
The awards typically will:
Support tuition and related expensesSupport research activities and initiatives
Annual scholarship awards will consist of:
Two top awards to undergraduates enrolled in an eligible 4-year degree program
Additional awards of USD 1,000 minimum each for undergraduates in a 2-year program or 4-year baccalaureate program or its equivalent, and for students enrolled in a graduate program.
Each scholarship is a one-time payment and is not paid annually to the recipient. However, a previous recipient may apply for another scholarship award.
- Financial need shall not be considered as a criterion.
- An applicant’s gender, citizenship, nationality, national origin, religion, and ethnicity shall not be used as criteria to rank a scholarship applicant.
- Applicants need not be an ISA member or dependent of a member for consideration.
- Graduate applicants should have at least one year remaining in their degree program.
- Applicants should be enrolled in at least the Fall semester. A transcript should be uploaded to confirm.
- Applicants who plan to attend a different educational institution during the year of the scholarship award must supply an official confirmation of enrollment from the educational institution they will be attending.
- Applicants are eligible to apply and win in multiple years if the applicant meets ISA’s requirements for reporting back to ISA on the use of previously granted awards, and if the application demonstrates additional potential contribution to the field beyond that for which any previous awards were based.
- Applicants must be full-time students in an educational institution. Students in a four year undergraduate program or graduate program must be enrolled in a degree program.
Study experience required
Each application is ranked on its own merit in the context of the academic level of the applicant.
The key criterion in evaluation and ranking applications is the prospect for long-term contribution that the granting of an award will make to the field of instrumentation, systems, and automation.
Awards are given to applicants who provide background explaining career and educational objectives; show the potential long-range impact in the field of their academic research and work; and whose applications are accompanied by recommendation letters from faculty or other credible sources who have knowledge of the applicant’s academic achievements and relationship to the field and who provide evidence supporting the statement of the applicant.
Deadline: Open in December, closed in February; notification in August.