Scholarship and Practical Experience Opportunities

Available Scholarships and Opportunities

UGI Utilities, Inc. Community Safety Scholarship

The award will be given to a junior or senior working toward an undergraduate degree in Emergency Management. First preference given to a student who resides in one of UGI’s 45 counties of service. Second preference is a student who is an active volunteer in the emergency services. Financial aid is a consideration but not a requirement. Scholarship is not automatically renewable. The recipient will be selected by the Director of the Center for Disaster, Research and Education (CDRE), along with any faculty teaching full-time in the Emergency Management program, or their designee.

For more information on this scholarship and others please visit: 

Any questions about the program or applications should be directed to Scholarship Program Director Dawn M. Shiley.


Order of the Sword and Shield Scholarships and Job/Internship Board

This Spring, OSS will be selecting recipients of their inaugural Scholarship, Awards, and Grants Program. There are many thousands of dollars waiting to be earned. Please visit for more information. Please note the March 15th application deadline.

A job/internship board has been created for all members and can be found at They post both public and non-public/exclusive opportunities and work closely with several federal and state agencies, as well as some private sector companies, and receive many opportunities before public announcement.

For more information on the Order of the Sword and Shield Honor Society, click here.