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7 Easy Steps to Administer Your CPP Accelerator Chapter Scholarship

  1. Scholarship Committee
    • Form a scholarship committee in your chapter to manage the scholarship program.

  2. Scholarship Policy
  3. Application Process
    • Set up the application dates for your scholarship. (We recommend sometime between 1 October - 15 December 2018).
    • Identify the selection criteria (e.g. career plans, financial need, personal hardship, etc.).
    • Decide who will collect the applications and where they should be e-mailed.
    • Use or customize the Sample Application provided.

  4. Marketing
    • Publicize the scholarship: post the scholarship application information on your website.
    • E-mail your members and highlight the scholarships in your chapter newsletter and communications.
    • Encourage individual members to apply.

  5. Selection
    • At the end of the application period, share the applications you’ve received with your scholarship committee for judging.
    • Review the scholarship applications and select the best qualified candidate to receive the scholarship.

  6. Award the Scholarship
    • Notify the individual that he/she has won. Also notify other applicants that they were not selected. (Sample notifications).
    • Notify the ASIS Foundation ( of the winner you’ve selected, with contact information and a copy of their application by 31 December 2018.
    • The Foundation will then award a voucher in January 2019 for one free CPP exam (applicant must meet CPP qualifications).

  7. Recognition
    • Create a certificate for the winner and present it to him/her at a chapter meeting to honor their accomplishment.
    • A full list of chapter winners will also be posted on the ASIS Foundation website to recognize their achievement.

Questions? Contact Foundation Director Beth McFarland at or program chair Joe Masciocco at for more information.