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RISE Application Form

The application below is the first step in applying for the RISE Scholarship offered by the Security Industry Association (SIA). Please read and complete each section fully and accurately.

As part of the application process, you must upload the following files (PDF and/or Microsoft Word formats are preferred):

  • Your resume/work history
  • An essay related to your professional development and course goals
  • A letter of recommendation from your immediate supervisor

To apply for the RISE Scholarship, you must be a current member of SIA in good standing, or an employee of a SIA company member in good standing. Applications will be reviewed by, and scholarships awarded by, the RISE Scholarship Selection Committee (the “Committee”). The Committee does not discriminate on any basis including race, sex, age, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

Upon submitting your application, it will be sent to our RISE Scholarship Committee, and you will receive an email confirmation of your application. If you have questions, please contact SIA Associate Director of Certification, Katie Greatti at

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  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: doc, pdf, , docx.
    Use this tool to upload your resume / work history and letter of recommendation from your immediate supervisor

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