Scholarship & Awards

Student Scholarship Program

The American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International Toronto Chapter 193 is an organization dedicated to promoting best practices within the security industry. Security education has been identified as an integral part in achieving best practices within the security industry as security practitioners are required to perform to the high standards of today's security environment. To promote security education, ASIS International Toronto Chapter developed the Education Committee. The Education Committee works with post-secondary accredited institutions to ensure students in a Security Studies program get the appropriate exposure and awareness they need to succeed in the security industry.

Part of the Education Committee's mandate is to provide financial assistance to students in a Security Studies program by administering a Student Scholarship Program. A key requirement of the Student Scholarship Program is that it is open to Security Studies students only. A Security Studies program is a program that accounts for the security, health and safety of persons, protection of property and the protection of the environment. Such programs include, but are not limited to, Law and Security Administration, Police Foundations, Customs, Immigration, Corrections, Security Management, Emergency Management, Security Threat and Risk Assessment, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Criminal Psychology, Law, National Security, International Security, Security Intelligence, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Military studies.

The Education Committee realizes the financial burden Security Studies can be to students which is why our scholarship program has scholarships available to certificates, diplomas, degrees and masters designations. With our Student Scholarship Program, we offer substantial financial assistance regardless of the students' academic life cycle. If you are enrolled in a Security Studies program, the Education Committee encourages you to review this package and apply to as many of our scholarships as you are eligible for. We wish you the best of luck in your security studies and future endeavours.

Student Scholarship Program Reference Sheet

To download the Student Scholarship Program Reference sheet which helps explain the student Scholarship Program eligibility click here.

Awards Presentation

The ASIS Toronto Education Committee is proud to recognize to Scholarship and Award program recipients at the Annual Law Enforcement and Security Practitioner Awards luncheon every fall at the annual CANASA Security Canada Central Conference. Recipients will be contacted via invitation and provided details of the event as well as to confirm attendance.

Writing Competition

TThe ASIS Toronto Education Committee offers a fantastic opportunity for any student in a Security Studies Program to participate in our writing competition. The writing competition allows a student to research, develop and write a meaningful academic paper on a selected security topic. The benefits of the writing competition for a student are many. These benefits include:

  • Receiving $1000 for the student who is selected as the finalist
  • Have their academic paper printed by Canadian Security Magazine either in print or digitally
  • Have their academic paper printed on ASIS Toronto website
  • Be invited to the Annual Law Enforcement and Security Practitioner Awards Dinner to receive their award and have the opportunity to network with government agencies and private security executives.
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Student Scholarship Program