ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. The scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives.
ISA awards scholarships from both the Educational Foundation Scholarship fund and funds provided through endowments of generous gifts from supporters.
The scholarship program includes awards from the following categories.
Educational Foundation Scholarship
Recipients of awards are full-time college or university students in either a graduate, undergraduate, or 2-year degree program with at least an overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Students should be enrolled in a program in automation and control or a closely related field.
ISA Executive Board Scholarship
These funds were provided by past and present members of ISA's Executive Board. Preference is given to applicants with demonstrated leadership capabilities. Award amount varies.
Funds are provided by families or groups in honor of specific people.
ISA Technical Division Scholarships:
Funds are provided by specific ISA Divisions. Scholarships are given to outstanding students pursuing careers in the area pertinent to the Division's activity.
Other Divisions, such as Chemical and Petroleum Industry, Food and Pharmaceutical Industries, the Power Industry Division and the Water and Wastewater Industry Division ask that completed applications be sent to a specific person.
ISA Section and District Scholarships
Funds provided by specific ISA Sections and Districts.
2020 Scholarship Award Recipients
See the 2020 recipients of the Educational Foundation Scholarship.
Amounts awarded vary.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund