American Industrial Hygiene Foundation Seeks Nominations for Scholarship Advisory Committee

The American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) is Now Accepting Nominations for its Scholarship Advisory Committee.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Release No. SPR-16-1109-01

CONTACT:
Gabriella Lehimdjian, AIHA Communications 
(703) 846-0700; glehimdjian@aiha.org​

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (November 9, 2016) — The American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) is an organization that works to advance the profession by awarding scholarships to students studying industrial hygiene or  related disciplines. The purpose of the committee is to select scholarship recipients who fit the program’s criteria and eligibility. Recipient selection is based on a number of factors, including grades, drive, desire, talent, quality of character, and financial needs. Scholarship advisors bring to the selection process a commitment to a career path in the profession as well as the benefits of their experience, diversity, and knowledge.

Nominees should be dedicated to AIHF’s core focus areas of work, including donor development and relations, fundraising, and scholarships. Interested individuals must also be AIHA members in good standing, a current AIHF donor or be willing to become a donor, and be prepared to disclose in writing any potential conflicts of interest. Further, nominees should be committed to diversity and inclusiveness, as well as to the time required to serve. 

By joining the AIHF Scholarship Advisory Committee, individuals can help shape the future for students across the industrial hygiene profession. Nominations will be accepted until close of business on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. Interested individuals should fill out the online nomination form and contact Laurie Mutdosch, AIHF’s Manager, at lmutdosch@aiha.org with any questions. 

Since 1982, AIHF has distributed more than $1.8 million in scholarships to hundreds of students studying industrial hygiene and related disciplines. 

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About AIHF
The mission of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) is to advance the profession by awarding scholarships for students in industrial hygiene and related disciplines, and funding training/professional development opportunities for industrial hygienists in the first 15 years of their professional careers in industrial hygiene and related disciplines. Administration of AIHF is conducted through its Board of Trustees, who are elected members and serve on a volunteer basis only. The AIHF is exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the AIHF are tax-deductible, as provided by law.