The Fostoria Area Safety Council will award a $1,000 scholarship to a Fostoria High Schools senior wishing to pursue a degree in a safety related field. The Fostoria Area Safety Council has historically awarded two $500 scholarships to both a St. Wendelin and Fostoria High School student. This year the council will award one Fostoria High School Senior a $1,000 scholarship.
Eligible students must be a U.S. Citizen and enrolled full-time at the senior level, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the field of Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Risk Management, Civil and Emergency Services (e.g. Law Enforcement, Fire Fighter, EMT), Occupational Rehabilitation or a related field. In addition applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Applications are available at the Chamber office, 121 N. Main Street, FASC Scholarship Application or through the school counselor and on Fostoria Community schools web site on the scholarship page. All completed applications must be received by April 30 to be eligible.
The Fostoria Area Safety Council is a facilitated through a partnership between the Ohio BWC and the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce. The Fostoria Area Safety Council is a resource for local businesses to examine and resolve safety issues in the workplace, study reliable techniques and learn about safety related topics with the goal of creating and maintaining safe work environments. For more information about Fostoria Area Safety Council visit www.fostoriaohio.org/fostoria-area-safety-council or call 419-435-0486.