The Door Security & Safety Foundation Scholarship Program provides funds for individuals to attend courses offered by the Door and Hardware Institute. Since 1997, the Foundation has granted more than 180 scholarships. This scholarship program is intended for those seeking technical education from the Door and Hardware Institute or plan to achieve a DHI certification.

The 2015 Scholarship application process is now closed. Thank you to all of the 2015 applicants!

Scholarship Sponsors

We are grateful to the following companies who sponsor our scholarships:


In Memory of Adon H. Brownell, DAHC*

Ceco Door

In Honor of J.A. Burbidge, AHC

Colorado Door

In Memory of C.H. Johnson, DAHC

Corbin Russwin

In Memory of Shirley Henry, AHC


The Joseph D. Lesniak, DAHC,
Memorial Fund
The Danny L. Campbell
Memorial Fund

This past year, the Foundation had a record number of scholarship applicants and is pleased to congratulate the following 2014 scholarship award winners:

Ron Moore
: BHMA Scholarship, in memory of Adon H. Brownell, DAHC
Mark Pinnow: Colorado Doorways Scholarship, in memory of C.H. Johnson, DAHC
Steven Huguele: Joseph G. Lesniak, DAHC Memorial Fund Scholarship
Steven Daunheimer: Corbin Russwin Scholarship, ASSA ABLOY Group, in memory of Shirley Henry, AHC
Matthew Duffett: Hager Companies Scholarship
Todd Gregory: CECO Door Products Scholarship, ASSA ABLOY Group, in memory of J.A. Burbridge, AHC

For more information contact Catherine Cohen at or call 703.222.2655.