2018 Regional Training Scholarships

The International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) is excited to announce scholarship opportunities for individuals towards Regional Training's throughout 2018.

For the remainder of 2018, we will be offering scholarships for the Regional Training locations, dates, and courses below.

Refer to the Regional Training's listed below for deadlines to apply.

If you would like information on when the next scholarships will be available or you can sign up for our email updates by clicking on the link.

2018 Regional Training Locations, Dates, Courses, &

Deadlines To Apply

For Each of the Regional Trainings Listed Below:

Click on the Regional Training of your interest to see additional information about the courses being offered at that Regional Training, the faculty, and deadlines to apply for a scholarship.

Download the 2018 Scholarship Application

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Deadline for the application and all supporting documentation is based on the Regional training in which you are applying for a scholarship.  Refer to the deadlines listed above.  Applications postmarked or received after this date will not be considered.

  • If you are applying for a scholarship and list multiple Regional Training's on your scholarship application, the earliest deadline is when your application must be submitted for the scholarship application to be reviewed.

    • For example, if you are applying for a scholarship to the Houston, TX Regional Training and the San Diego, CA Regional Training, your application must be submitted no later than July 16, 2018.

  • Please Note: All scholarships awarded cover course registration costs and course materials (textbooks) for one course per scholarship awardee.

Refer to the application process below for a list of the supporting documents needed (i.e., two recommendation letters, three professional/personal references).

**Make sure to email us a complete application (including supporting documentation) as incomplete applications will not be considered.**

  • If any question does not apply to you in this application please put N/A in the space.
  • You will be notified by phone or e-mail in a few weeks after the deadline regarding the status of your application.
  • If you have any questions about the scholarship program or application process, please refer to the Scholarship FAQ’s page first, then contact the Scholarship Coordinator, Kelly Hall at: (410) 750-9600, ext. 107 or email [email protected] with any additional questions.

CRITERIA:

Applicants must meet this criteria before applying for a scholarship:

  • Applicant must be an active member in good standing with ICISF (Refer to Scholarship FAQ’s page for further explanation).
  • Applicant must be involved in an occupation or industry that utilizes the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation’s model of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM).
  • Applicant must submit two recommendation letters along with the application citing the relevance of the ICISF training to the applicant’s employment or volunteer service.
  • Applicant must specify reasoning for financial assistance through scholarship program.
  • Applicant must specify ICISF online course or regional training requested.
  • Applicant must complete and submit a Scholarship Application along with all supporting documentation by the deadlines listed above.

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Academy of Crisis Intervention Scholarship Fund is to assist individuals who are unable to attend ICISF training due to financial constraints, the opportunity to attend either an ICISF Regional Training Course or ICISF Online Course scheduled for 2018.  The scholarship will only cover registration costs and course materials (textbooks) for one course and does not include any travel or lodging expenses for those traveling to attend the selected training. This scholarship doesn’t include any Approved Instructor Candidate Program courses. 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Financial assistance is based on financial need of the applicant, their participation in work or volunteer-based Critical Incident Stress Management resources, and whether the participant has participated in any ICISF courses in the past.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

The International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process.  Areas that are reviewed by our staff include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Applicant must be an active ICISF member in good standing.
  • Applicant must be involved in an occupation or industry that utilizes the ICISF model of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) or in a community/provider service in an occupational field that utilizes CISM.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation citing relevance of requested ICISF training to the applicant’s employment or volunteer service.
  • Financial need of the applicant.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

The ICISF applies scholarship funds directly to the selected ICISF training program and/or course of the recipient’s choice.  Scholarships are awarded throughout the year and may be expanded based upon the financial ability of the Scholarship Fund.  ICISF Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.  Scholarships awarded are based upon the availability of funds and additional qualifying criteria.

APPLICATION PROCESS

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE:

  • Completed application form.
  • Two letters of Recommendation from employers or other community members citing the relevance of the ICISF training to the applicant’s employment or volunteer service.
  • List of three professional/personal references (these references may be contacted after the application deadline)

DEADLINE

Deadline for the application and all supporting documentation is based on the Regional training in which you are applying for a scholarship.  Refer to the deadlines listed above.  Applications postmarked or received after this date will not be considered.

If you are applying for a scholarship and list multiple Regional Training's on your scholarship application, the earliest deadline is when your application must be submitted for the scholarship application to be reviewed.

For example, if you are applying for a scholarship to the Houston, TX Regional Training and the San Diego, CA Regional Training, your application must be submitted no later than July 16, 2018.

Please Note: All scholarships awarded cover course registration costs and course materials (textbooks) for one course per scholarship awardee.