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New 2017 SES Student Scholarship Program!

The Society for Standards Professionals has established a Scholarship Program to support students involved in and use standards in their academic curriculum. We know that each new generation of graduating students holds the potential for helping us achieve our mission of increasing awareness and use of standards.

Individual or Organization members may support the SES Scholarship Program. Underwriters Laboratories ( is the first organization to co-sponsor the newly established program.

For inquiries on scholarship funding opportunities, please contact

SES/UL Student Scholarship

Value:  $1,000

One scholarship will be awarded.


The SES welcomes applications from students who:

  •   Are full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any academic discipline;
  •   Are enrolled in University or College;
  •   Use Standards in their school curriculum.

Application Deadline – May 1, 2017

Selection Criteria

The Scholarship Committee uses the following criteria in choosing a winner:

  •        Scholarship achievement;
  •        Leadership Qualities
  •         Concern for others/volunteerism;
  •      Use of Standards in academic curriculum and intention to pursue a career 
         that will be impacted by Standards 
  •       Specific Long Range Career Goals.

Application Requirements

The applicant must complete an application and write a letter to the SES Scholarship committee in English addressing the qualifications noted above and stating his or her qualifications and achievements in each of these areas;

Applicants must submit in English a legible copy of his or her most recent academic transcript with a letter of recommendation from a faculty member; 

The application including qualifications and achievements, letter of recommendation and transcript must reach SES Scholarship Committee no later than May 1, 2017.

Scholarship awards will be announced July 1 and distribution of funds will be made at the SES annual conference in August.

Terms and Conditions

SES reserves the right to render a final determination on eligibility for scholarship.  The student scholarship is subject to change at any time.  Finalists chosen for consideration must agree to be interviewed either by teleconference or virtual meeting.

Application Form

Download application form click here:

E-Mail the completed SES/UL Student Scholarship application form including qualifications and achievements, letter of recommendation and transcript to: