International Society of Automation News Release
Contact: Jennifer Infantino
Deadline Approaches for ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships
Research Triangle Park, NC (22 January 2009) –The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces that there are three weeks left for submission of applications for its $40,000 cache of Educational Foundation Scholarships. ISA urges all interested automation and control students to apply prior to 16 February, which is the deadline for applications.
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to full-time college or university students in a graduate, undergraduate, or 2-year degree program with an overall GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. Applicants should be enrolled in a program in automation and control or a closely-related field. The scholarship awards support tuition, related expenses, and/or research activities and initiatives.
Applications must be postmarked on or before 16 February 2009 and received at ISA headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, by 26 February 2009. To apply, students should visit www.isa.org/scholarships or call (919) 549-8411.
Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts the largest conference and exhibition for automation professionals in North America. ISA is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).