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The ASIS Foundation helps security professionals achieve their career goals with certification scholarships, practical research, member hardship grants, and more. Your Foundation is supported by generous donations from ASIS members, chapters, and organizations.

About the Foundation

The ASIS Foundation was founded as an affiliate of ASIS International in 1966 to serve the security industry through scholarship and research.

We offer Scholarship and grant opportunities for those pursuing physical security and cybersecurity careers 

We conduct timely security research on contemporary threats, best practices, and regulations providing valuable and actionable knowledge for the security profession.

The Foundation’s work is made possible by generous gifts from individuals, chapters, councils and organizations.

The 2022 ASIS Foundation Virtual Fitness Challenge

Join your security colleagues across the globe and focus on your fitness to support your ASIS Foundation. Run, bike, exercise, or walk --any activity counts-- from anywhere in the world. Participate at your own pace, all fitness levels are welcome!

Track your exercise to help us collectively move more than 20,000 miles/32,000 kilometers during the 8-week challenge. Your participation supports global security professionals with certification scholarships, practical research, member hardship grants, and more. Help us reach our goal of raising $34,000 in honor of our 34,000 ASIS members. Start forming your team now.

Gain visibility for your organization. Sponsorships are available starting at just $1,000. Learn More

View a short recap of our 2021 Fitness Challenge.

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Congratulations To Our Winners

The following 20 ASIS chapters were awarded a 2022 Chapter Starter Kit Grant by the ASIS Foundation. These APP or CPP certification starter kits provide all the educational materials needed to lead virtual certification preparation courses for local members. For more information on the starter kits, please contact Learning Services Director, Jamie Sadler.

Abuja Kansas City
Austin Mid-Michigan
Australian Capital Territory Port Harcourt
Benelux Rio de Janeiro
Canadian Pacific Singapore
Columbia River South Central Pennsylvania
Columbus Toronto
Fox Valley Ukraine
Greater Orlando United Kingdom
Ireland Victoria Australia

New Research from the ASIS Foundation

Certification Accelerator

This popular scholarship program includes all ASIS certifications: the CPP, PCI, PSP, and APP. In 2022, the ASIS Foundation will offer the gift of one free certification exam for up to 100 ASIS Chapters.

In 2021, we awarded scholarships to ASIS members in 39 different countries.
Chapter leaders may click on the link below to learn how to administer this program. Chapter scholarship recipients must be submitted to the Foundation by 31 October. Interested applicants, please contact your local chapter for information on how to apply.


 Making a difference in our industry and the lives of those who keep the world safe, through research and scholarships.

Thank you, Foundation Sponsors

Sponsors of the ASIS Foundation

ASIS Foundation Scholarships

2 IE Executive Education Scholarships (1 in English, 1 in Spanish)
Application period: 24 January-14 February

20 Chapter Starter Kit Grants
Application period: 24 January to 31 March

30+ Certification Scholarships

15 IFPO Certification Scholarships (10 in English, 5 in Spanish)

1 Public-Private Partnership Excellence Grant

4+ Higher Education Scholarships
Application period: 1 February to 15 April

Learn More about Foundation Scholarships and Grants.