Apply for a Scholarship

Scholarships are open to all ISSA member companies, and its employees and immediate family members. Eligible candidates include those entering or continuing studies at a fully accredited four-year college or university, majoring in whatever they desire. ISSA Scholars awards scholarships based on merit, individual accomplishments, and evidence of leadership. Financial need and other special circumstances may also be considered.

EXTENDED Deadline: April 30, 2024 | 6PM CST

Designated Scholarship Application

The donor-designated scholarship fund is a philanthropic investment from an ISSA member company in support of a named scholarship.  Awards for the scholarship may be granted to employees and immediate family members of the company who are full-time students pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in a fully accredited four-year college or university. The ideal candidate for this scholarship will have demonstrated need and merit.  Specific criteria can be established for the applicants by the designated fund donor.

ISSA Scholars will administer this program and award grants on behalf of donors to eligible students who meet certain criteria.

Scholarship candidates will need to provide the following materials for the application process. To be considered for an award, all required items must be submitted digitally. 

Personal Information

Essay - Candidates who use AI to compose the essay will have their scores downgraded.

Academic Activity and Leadership record

Most recent official high school or college/university transcript. Printed copies from the Internet will not be accepted.

Optional: official SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, or LSAT test scores. (You may send a copy of the original document received from the testing agency. These scores do not have to be submitted if they appear on your high school transcript, or if you are already in college.)

Two mandatory evaluations from current or past professors or teaching assistants. If you are unable to obtain two educational evaluations, you may have the forms completed by an employer, supervisor, or coach. Applicants with less than two evaluations will have their scores downgraded.

Please note that ISSA Scholars awards cover the cost of books and tuition only. Other school related expenses such as room and board, materials, etc. are not covered under these awards.

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