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, meteorology, risk communication, social sciences and more.
The scholarship program was originally created as a higher education extension of StormStruck: A Tale of Two Homes® (StormStruck) the popular interactive severe weather experience at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort and sponsored by the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH®); RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.; WeatherPredict Consulting Inc., an affiliate of RenaissanceRe; Simpson Strong-Tie® and State Farm®.
StormStruck helps guests learn about natural disaster risks, understand their property-protection and safety options and take action today to protect their families and their homes. In a 100,000-square-foot venue, StormStruck allows guests of all ages to experience a spectacular 4-D windstorm and team up to build a home that can withstand severe weather. Guests play fun-filled disaster safety games, create storm kits, take interactive quizzes on natural disasters local to their zip codes and can even create simulated mini-storms.
Leading FLASH partners are pleased to offer the following $1,500 scholarships to eligible master and doctorate-degree students for 2014:
FLASH Scholarship Rules (closed)
International Code Council Scholarship Rules (closed)
Kohler Generator Scholarship Rules (open)
Portland Cement Association Scholarship Rules (open)
RenaissanceRe Scholarship Rules (closed)
Simpson Strong-Tie Scholarship Rules (closed)
State Farm Scholarship Rules (closed)
The Home Depot Scholarship Rules (open)
WeatherPredict Scholarship Rules (closed)
Scholarship Application Form
Faculty Advisor Form
2014 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