ISA now accepting applications for 2016 educational scholarships

The International Society of Automation is now accepting applications for its 2016 educational scholarships, to be awarded to college and university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contributions in automation, instrumentation and control.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, Aug. 20, 2015 -- The International Society of Automation (ISA) has announced that it is now accepting applications for its wide range of 2016 educational scholarships, which will be awarded to college and university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contributions in the fields of automation, instrumentation and control.

ISA educational scholarships, which fund tuition, related expenses and research initiatives, are distributed annually to undergraduate students in two-year and four-year colleges and universities and to graduate students.

More than $65,000 in scholarships funds are expected to be distributed in 2016. The two top undergraduate winners will receive $5,000 each. Other award amounts will vary. Interested students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible by submitting a completed application form (here) or by calling ISA at 919-549-8411. The application deadline is February 15, 2016.

ISA awards scholarships from the ISA Educational Foundation Scholarship fund; through the ISA Executive Board; through ISA technical divisions, sections and districts; and through endowments of generous gifts from supporters. More details on these various scholarships can be found here.

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About ISA


The International Society of Automation is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 36,000 members and 350,000 customers around the world. For more information, visit www.automationfederation.org.

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