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 2015/2016 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.
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.
Kohler Generators – for students performing research on the role of backup power in mitigation of cascading damages following a utility power loss, the role of backup power in determining a structure’s resilience or the cost/risk mitigation analysis of backup power.
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.
The Home Depot – for students performing research in supply chain logistics/availability of materials following a natural disaster and resilient landscaping during disaster preparedness. Three scholarships available.
The Portland Cement Association Scholarship – for students performing research on concrete systems to improve home resilience, impacts of housing stock loss post disaster and financial/social life cycle cost analysis of concrete home construction.
FLASH Scholarship Rules
International Code Council Scholarship Rules
John Jeffrries Scholarship Rules
Kohler Generator Scholarship Rules
Portland Cement Association Scholarship Rules
Simpson Strong-Tie Scholarship Rules
State Farm Scholarship Rules
The Home Depot Scholarship Rules
Scholarship Application Form
Faculty Advisor Form
2015 Scholarship FAQs
Winner Requirement: Winners are required to present their research findings as posters at the 2014 FLASH Annual Meeting in November at Lake Buena Vista, FL.
If you have questions regarding the FLASH Scholarship Program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org