Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Scholarships

 
The FLASH Scholarship Program offers $1,500 graduate scholarships for students seeking academic degrees that underpin disaster safety and mitigation, including construction, engineering, financial services, risk communication, social sciences and more.

The scholarship program was originally created as a higher education extension of StormStruck: A Tale of Two Homes®, the popular interactive severe weather experience at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort.

FLASH partners are pleased to offer the following $1,500 scholarships to eligible master and doctorate degree students for 2016/2017 academic year:

FLASH Social Science Scholarship – for students performing research on behavior change, societal effects or other social aspects as they relate to natural disaster mitigation or preparation.

Huber Engineered Woods Product Evaluation Scholarship – for students performing research on new structural product testing/evaluation and new structural product testing/evaluation procedures.

International Code Council Scholarship – for students performing research on the education of building codes, the effectiveness of building codes or the incentives/impediments for adoption and enforcement of building codes.

John Jeffries Meteorology Scholarship – for students performing research on meteorology or meteorological risk modeling as it relates to natural disasters.

Portland Cement Association Scholarship (2 available) – for students performing research on concrete systems to improve home resilience, post disaster impact on housing stock loss and financial/social life cycle cost analysis of concrete home construction.

Resilience Action Fund Scholarships (2 available) – for students performing research on policy cost-benefit analysis, risk assessment and construction economics, or correlation between housing prices/ affordability and construction costs related to mitigation.

Simpson Strong-Tie® Structural Engineering & Construction Scholarship – for students performing research on resilient construction materials or techniques.

State Farm® Financial Services Scholarship – for students performing research on financial analysis, investment management or corporate finance as they relate mitigating the effects of: responding to or recovery from natural disasters





Scholarship Details

FLASH Social Science Scholarship Rules

Huber Engineered Woods Product Evaluation Scholarship Rules

International Code Council Scholarship Rules

John Jeffries Meteorology Scholarship Rules

Portland Cement Association Scholarship Rules (2 available)

Resilience Action Fund Scholarships Rules (#1)

Resilience Action Fund Scholarships Rules (#2)

Simpson Strong-Tie® Structural Engineering & Construction Scholarship Rules

State Farm® Financial Services Scholarship Rules


Scholarship Application Form

Faculty Advisor Form

2016 Scholarship FAQs


2015 Winners

2014 Winners

2013 Winners

Winner Requirement: Winners are required to present their research findings as posters at the 2016 FLASH Annual Meeting in January at Lake Buena Vista, FL.

If you have questions regarding the FLASH Scholarship Program, contact tim@flash.org


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