Scholarships and Awards

The Board of Directors for Evergreen Safety Council has agreed to set aside 5% of of the membership fees to create funding for the scholarship awards. It is the desire of both the Board and the staff to see the number of scholarships awarded and size of the program grow to benefit both organizations and individuals interested in making health and safety their field of interest.

The Monty C. Lish & Stanley O. McNaughton Scholarship

The Monty C. Lish & Stanley O. McNaughton Scholarship for Safety and Health Careers was developed to encourage more college students to consider safety and health professions as viable and worthwhile careers. Applicants must be employees of a member company of Evergreen Safety Council, children or stepchildren of employees, or children or stepchildren of member company owners who meet specified eligibility requirements, or Central Washington University students with a major in Safety & Health Management. Preference will be given to applicants majoring in a safety related field of study, as well as students from other areas of study who are planning to go into a safety and health career such as industrial hygiene, public health, insurance, risk management, or health education. Application postmark deadline is February 16, 2018.

The American Association of Safety Councils Scholarship

Evergreen Safety Council is a member of the American Association of Safety Council and we are proud to offer our own members the availability of the AASC Scholarship. You or your family member may qualify for a $1000 college scholarship from the American Association of Safety Councils (AASC).

Full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors attending an accredited college or university who have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA are eligible to apply. Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria:

The application must be completed electronically and submitted via email. Instructions are located on the application. Deadline for submission is March 1, 2018.

Construction Safety Scholarship

Through the generosity of the Washington State Governor’s Industrial Safety & Health Advisory Board, Construction Safety Planning Committee, the Construction Safety Day Planning Committee offers a $1,250 scholarship to assist eligible students in the pursuit of a career as a safety professional. Please complete the 2018 Scholarship Application and return no later than March 15, 2018.

John D. Spellman Safety Award

Evergreen Safety Council believes in recognizing and rewarding its members for actively pursuing and reinforcing a positive safety culture in their workplaces. To this end, the annual John D. Spellman Safety Award was created in 2006 to recognize organizations that have demonstrated a focus on safety awareness.

Celebrate your organization’s safety achievements. Nominations are accepted beginning December 1 of each year. Include details of your business’s safety efforts, along with examples of how involved employees and committed management helped foster a positive safety culture within your organization. Data supporting your achievements is welcomed and highly encouraged. All applications must be received by ESC no later than March 30, 2018.

Thank you for helping to send your employees home safely and in good condition after each day’s work.

“Winning the award was very positive recognition for the hard work of each of our employees. Nucor proudly displays the award and would encourage others to pursue a world class safety program and recognition of their efforts through the Spellman Safety Award.”
—Kelly George, Nucor Steel, 2007 John D. Spellman Safety Award recipient