University Approved Educational Scholarship for Security Industry

The PPI Advisory Board of Directors are pleased to announce that PPI will be offering scholarships for its university accredited and certified programs.
The scholarship will be for the full amount of a designated program and will be available to individuals across multiple university approved certification and professional designation programs.

PPI and its associated partners are proud to announce a total of $20,000 scholarship funds will be available for the 2022-2023 (September-August) academic year.

Certified Advanced Security Practitioner™ (CASP™)

Number of scholarships available: 10
It can take years to build the skills and qualifications for various worksites. Each credential opens doors to increased pay and career advancement. CASP™ is a University Certification program that combines 23 fundamental security courses which are the required prerequisite for all market sectors. CASP™ offers the fastest way to earn the qualifications for security professionals. Bypass the obstacles of multiple training programs and timelines. With CASP™, you get the best education in the shortest period of time.

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Emerging Technology and Digital Literacy (ETDL)

Number of scholarships available: 2
ETDL is a University Certification program designed to equip you with the skills and communication knowledge required to take advantage of new opportunities in the security technology and digital space. These courses will help the learner master the concepts to increase marketability.

These courses are designed with you in mind: they are fully online and structured so that you control the pace at which you learn. Each course consists of five short modules, with each module teaching a specific technology or tool. You can progress through these courses as fast or as slow as you like. Each course is approximately 10 hours total, and includes recent news articles, instructional videos, and discussions of current events related to the subject.

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Crisis Negotiation and Intervention Techniques (CNIT)

Number of scholarships available: 3
Crisis Negotiation and Intervention Techniques is an advanced training program designed for professionals who could benefit from the skills that Law Enforcement Crisis Negotiators use in crisis intervention, de-escalation and techniques used to communicate with people who are threatening violence. This university accredited training program will enhance learners who have received basic training in Mental Health Awareness, Crisis Intervention and Tactical Communication, and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.

This Self-Paced Online Course combined with Instructor-led Virtual Training will assist security professionals who may respond to incidents involving high risk incidents such as a barricade or hostage situation, individuals in a state of crisis or who may be suicidal, and persons threatening to use violence.

Security Management Certification™ (SMC™)

Number of scholarships available: 5
SMC™ is a University Certification program designed for anyone who is interested in advancing their career in the security industry. These courses offer an opportunity to advance the participant’s practical knowledge.

Accredited Enterprise Security Manager™ (AESM™)

Number of scholarships available: 5
AESM™ is a University Accredited Professional Designation program designed for security professionals responsible for physical security portfolios. The AESM™ courses will give the participants an edge in advancing their professional security career.

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Certified Enterprise Security Professional™ (CESP™)

Number of scholarships available: 5
AESM™ is a University Accredited Professional Designation program designed for security professionals responsible for physical security portfolios. The AESM™ courses will give the participants an edge in advancing their professional security career.