The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened applications for the SIA RISE Scholarship, an initiative led by the SIA RISE community for young professionals. Through the 2023 RISE Scholarship program, powered by the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST), selected candidates will receive $3,000 awards that can be used toward continuing education, student loan repayment and professional development programs such as training and certifications.
The RISE scholarship program was created to help awardees expand their professional knowledge in the areas of business, human resources, information technology, marketing/sales, project management, security engineering and risk management. Scholarship funds can be used toward:
- Select security conferences, security project management training and certifications
- Repayment of student loans
- Other industry education or events
- Relevant courses or programs offered by associations, colleges, universities and private education firms
A total of 15 scholarships valued at $3,000 each will be awarded. Applying for the SIA RISE Scholarship is open to SIA student members and employees of SIA member companies who are part of the SIA RISE community.
The deadline to apply for the 2023 SIA RISE Scholarship is September 23, 2022. Learn more about the program here.