TSI - Arthur J. Abrams Scholarship

The TSI/Arthur J. Abrams Memorial Scholarship was endowed in 1997 through generous donations from TSI, Incorporated and the family of the late Arthur J. Abrams. The scholarship was endowed in memory of the late Arthur J. Abrams. 

This scholarship is to be rewarded to a first-time student (Bachelor of Science or Master's Degree level). Preference is given to students/professional attending a college or university in Minnesota or in the Northeastern United States. Special consideration is also given to an individual returning to school for a career change to the industrial hygiene profession. Individuals returning to school after a career change in the occupational and environmental safety profession are not eligible. ​​

Introducing Mr. Abram​s 

Arthur J. Abrams entered the field of industrial hygiene in 1971 as a purveyor of industrial hygiene instrumentation. For 25 years, Mr. Abrams introduced new technology to industrial hygienists from central Pennsylvania to northern Maine. Hygienists throughout the region relied on Mr. Abrams for the latest advances in battery-operated sampling pumps, datalogging dosimeters and respirator fit testers. 

In 1983, Mr. Abrams entered into a business arrangement with TSI, Incorporated, which he cultivated into a successful business relationship. It was during his association with TSI that Mr. Abrams made indelible marks in the memories of many industrial hygienists. 

Recipients

2017
Brenna K. Hogan, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Isabella M. Muffoletto, Utah State University

2016
Yuan Shao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2015
Kelsey R. Smith, University of Central Missouri

2014
Jennifer Sahmel, University of Minnesota

2013
Susan F. Arnold, University of Minnesota

2012
Cassie D. Roberts, University of Michigan

2011
Olaniyi Olayinka, St Louis University

2010
Jooyeon Hwang, University of Minnesota

2009
Tran Huynh, University of Minnesota

2008
Maren A. Korpela, University of Minnesota

2007
J. Girard Griggs, University of Minnesota

2006
Patricia Gaudet, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

2005
Angela Dartt, Colorado State University

2004
Ephrain Massawe, University of Massachusetts

2002
Dang V. Nguyen, University of Michigan

2001
George Astrakianakis, University of Washington

2000
Dhimiter Bello, University of Massachusetts

1999
Lisa Cashins, University of Massachusetts

1998
Steven M. Kerr, Iowa State University

1997
Donald H. Ewert, Colorado State University ​