Gary L. Buffington Memorial Scholarship Application Form
Each year the ISA Foundation will award up to seven (7) scholarships to member company employees for the purposes of continuing education and/or professional development. These educational programs may include enrollment in a university, community college, technical training or any industrial channel skill development program that helps advance the individual’s career in the Industrial Supply Channel.
Member Company Considerations
- Must be a current ISA member company in good standing – dues are paid and current and will remain so through the duration of any scholarship support.
- Although not mandatory, the ISA Foundation encourages the member company to match a portion of the scholarship awarded to demonstrate the connection between ISA and its member companies on the importance of continued education and development for its employees.
Member company solicits internal applicants with a focus on developing their core team.
Applicants may include any employee from any department within the member company looking to improve their education to help advance their career ideally within the member company.
Member company authorized representative (Sponsor) and applicant completes the enclosed forms and submits to McKenzie Zutell at email@example.com
Once approved by the ISA Foundation Board of Directors, the Scholarship Sponsor and Applicant will be notified accordingly.
Member company and applicant agree to provide ISA a 30 to 45 second video (ie: iPhone video) sharing their education ambition and thanks to their member company and the ISA Foundation.
Winners will be announced at the annual ISA Conference typically April/May of each year through a video collage to all attendees and will be posted on the ISA website.
Scholarship Sponsor and Applicant submits completed results and reviews with a designated ISA Foundation Board Member.
Scholarships will be awarded upon the successful completion and the actual cost of the education, not to exceed the Scholarship defined value.
Member company and applicant agree to provide ISA a 30-45 second follow up video recognizing the joint success of the applicant and member company for presentation to the broader membership via press release and/or ISA website.