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Awards and Scholarships

11 May 2017

​​​​​​​​All year, ASIS provides individuals and groups the chance to be recognized for their achievements or gain access to opportunities they wouldn't otherwise have. Whether these are supported through the ASIS Foundation, our councils and chapters, or partnerships, these awards are all a part of how we give back to the security professional throughout the year.

Military Liaison Council Certification Scholarships
(Deadline 3 July)

Sponsored by the Military Liaison Council, these awards cover the cost for active duty military (including reserves and national guard) to earn an ASIS board certification. Scholarships cover the cost for application, preparation (online review), and testing fees. Learn more or ​download the application.​


Ralph Day Securi​ty Officer of the Year Award
(Deadline 15 July)

Each year, the Security Services Council honors one security officer in the United States with the Ralph Day Security Officer of the Year Award.

​The winner will receive free registration and housing at ASIS 2017, taking place 25-28 September in Dallas​ and a monetary award. Open to U.S. citizens only. ​

Learn more or download the nomination form​.​


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Last year's OSPA winner for Outstanding
Contract Security Officer
​Outstanding Security Performance Awards
(Deadline 7 August)

The OSPAs recognize and reward companies and individuals across the security sector. They are designed to be both independent and inclusive, providing an opportunity for outstanding performers, whether buyers or suppliers, to be recognized and their success to be celebrated.

Award categories include Best In-House Security Team; Best In-House Security Manager/Director; Best Contract Security Company; Best Security Consultant; Best Customer Service Initiative; Best Security Training Initiative; Best Investigator; Best Security Manufacturer; Best Information Security Manager/Director; Best Integrator/Solution Provider; and Best Contract Security Officer.

Learn more about the OSPAs​ or click here to apply.​