The International Society of Automation is accepting applications for its 2016 educational scholarships, which will be awarded to college and university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contributions in the fields of automation, instrumentation and control.

ISA educational scholarships, which fund tuition, related expenses and research initiatives, are distributed annually to undergraduate students in two-year and four-year colleges and universities, and to graduate students.

More than $65,000 in scholarships funds are expected to be distributed in 2016. The two top undergraduate winners will receive $5,000 each. Other award amounts will vary.

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Interested students can apply by submitting a completed application form or by calling ISA at 919 549-8411. The application deadline is Feb. 15, 2016.

ISA awards scholarships from the ISA Educational Foundation Scholarship fund; through the ISA Executive Board; through ISA technical divisions, sections and districts; and through endowments of gifts from supporters.

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