Scholarships

For general Murray State University scholarship information please go to the Murray State University Scholarship Page
Many scholarship opportunities are available to occupational safety and health students and range from general scholarships for any student who meets basic eligibility requirements to those sponsored by companies and individuals specifically targeted toward occupational safety and health students. The following is a list of scholarships awarded to students during the 2015-2016 academic year. Scholarship information for the 2016-2017 academic year will be updated as it is received. 

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AIHA Foundation Scholarships Due Date: February 17, 2017

Revised for Fall 2016 Semester 
Due Date: Applications are due by February 17, 2017
For scholarship guidelines and application Click Here and contact Dr. Bassam Atieh.

ASSE Foundation Scholarships Due Date: Online Applications are due by December 1, 2016

Revised for Fall 2016 Semester 
Award: Over $250,000 Available
Due Date: Online Applications are due by December 1, 2016.
**The 2017 program will begin accepting applications on September 1, 2016.**
For scholarship guidelines and application Click Here

AGC of Ohio Education Foundation Scholarships Due Date:  Postmarked by February 3, 2017

Revised for Fall 2016 Semester
Sponsor:  AGC of Ohio Education Foundation Scholarships
Award: Multiple Scholarships
Due Date:  Postmarked by February 3, 2017
For scholarship guidelines and application Click Here 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund  Accepting Applications between January 1, 2017 - March 30, 2017

Revised for Fall 2016 Semester 
Sponsor: Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Award: Varies by Scholarship
Due Date: Accepting Applications between January 1, 2017 - March 30, 2017
For scholarship guidelines and application go to www.hsf.net.

BCSP Qualified Academic Program (QAP) Scholarship  Due Date: September 23, 2016

Revised for Fall 2016 Semester 
Award: Two $5,000 Scholarships Available
Due Date: September 23, 2016
For scholarship guidelines and application Click Here.

Tennessee Safety and Health Congress Scholarship Due Date: May 13, 2016 

Revised for Spring 2016 Semester
Sponsor: Tennessee Safety and Health Congress 
Due Date: May 13, 2016 

ASSE Middle TN Section 2016 Scholarship Program Due Date: Postmarked no later than Monday, May 2, 2016 

Revised for Spring 2016 Semester 
Due Date: Postmarked no later than Monday, May 2, 2016 
For scholarship guidelines and application Click Here.

3M Scholarship Extended Due Date: Applications are due by March 11, 2016

Revised for Spring 2016 Semester 
Award: Three $5,000 Scholarships
Extended Due Date: Applications are due by March 11, 2016
For scholarship guidelines and application contact Dr. Bassam Atieh.

JCSET Scholarships

Revised for Spring 2016 Semester

Hattie Mayme Ross Scholarship

Recipients of the scholarship shall be graduate students in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology at Murray State University, who meet the MSU stated eligibility requirements to be admitted into their respective program, and who must maintain the stated eligibility to have the scholarship renewed for more than one semester.

  • The maximum amount of time that one recipient may receive this award is four semesters.
  • Strong preference shall be given to students who are residents of Kentucky.
  • Recipients are encouraged, but not required, to volunteer five hours per week as service hours.
  • Financial need shall be considered when selecting recipients.
  • The value of the scholarship is at least $10,000 per year, paid in two equal installments.
  • To apply click here for an application in Adobe PDF format.

JCSET Graduate Research and Conference Travel Grants

Graduate Research Grants provide up to $1000 to be used for supplies and/or travel to research sites in support of student research. Application periods are in fall and spring semesters. Students awarded a research grant must present the results of their research during Scholar’s Week, as either an oral or a poster presentation and at a regional, national or international conference.

Graduate Conference Travel Grants provide up to $1200 for students traveling to conferences in their field to present their research. Students awarded a Conference Travel Grant must provide the screening committee with an accepted abstract prior to dispersal of funds.

Applicants for these grants should submit an application form, a proposal (see application form for details), a brief curriculum vitae and 2 letters of recommendation (one must be from the major advisor). Application deadlines are Oct. 15 and March 15, each year. Students will be notified of awards by Nov. 15 and April 15. Submit application materials via mail or electronically, to the JCSET Collegiate Graduate Coordinator and Assistant Dean, 203A Industry and Technology Building, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071

Kentucky Safety and Health Network Foundation Scholarships Due Date:  Applications accepted January 21 - February 28, 2016 only

Revised for Spring 2016 Semester
Sponsor: Kentucky Safety and Health Network 
Award:  Variety of awards are available 
Due Date:  Applications accepted January 21 - February 28 only
For scholarship guidelines and application Click Here.