Scholarships

The Door Security & Safety Foundation Scholarship Program provides funds for individuals to attend courses offered by DHI. Since 1997, the Foundation has granted more than 200 scholarships. This scholarship program is intended for those seeking technical education from the DHI or plan to achieve a DHI certification.

Scholarship Sponsors

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

BHMA

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


Hager



In Memory of George H. Boomer, Sr.

Sharon Ashton, AHC, FDAI, CDT
Tribute Fund for Education 

 

In Honor of
H. Stephen Bettge, DAHC, FDAI

 

The Danny L. Campbell
Memorial Fund

 

The Joseph G. Lesniak, DAHC,
Memorial Fund

The Richard M. Lockman, AHC
Memorial Scholarship

Charles W. Mullins, DAHC Memorial Scholarship

2021 Scholarship Award Winners

On behalf of the DHI Awards Committee we applaud all of our DSSF scholarship winners and thank the sponsors for their support. Every year, this committee reviews upwards of 200 applications with all personal information removed in order to provide the fairest possible review process. It is so rewarding to support those committed to their professional growth and serving our industry well with this important DSSF program. – DHI Awards Committee Chair, Laura A. Wacik, AHC, FDAI, FDHI

Austin Ray Watson, DHT, Pensacola, FL: The Richard M. Lockman, AHC Memorial Scholarship
Andrew D. Smith, Candler, NC: Danny L. Campbell Memorial Fund
Tim Meyerkord, Saint Louis, MO: Joseph G. Lesniak, DAHC, Memorial Fund
Christopher J. Eaton, Nepean, ON: TCH In Memory of George H. Boomer, Sr.
Andrew Buyalos, Ashland, VA: Sharon Ashton, AHC, FDAI, CDT Tribute Fund for Education (Old Dominion Chapter Scholarship)
Tiffany Perez, North Little Rock, AR: The Charles W. Mullins, DAHC Memorial Scholarship
Stephen M. Kleppinger, DHT, Auburn, WA: Puget Sound Scholarship, in Honor of H. Stephen Bettge, DAHC, FDAI
Gregory Winicki, DHT, Markham, ON: Colorado Doorways in Memory of C.H. Johnson, DAHC
Rene Barrera, Jr., Mcallen, TX: Corbin Russwin/ASSA ABLOY in Memory of Shirley Henry, AHC
Alexandria Amato, Wilsonville, OR: Hager Companies Scholarship
Devin Bettorf, Saint Louis, MO: BHMA in Memory of Adon Brownell, DAHC
Ryan E. Graw, Poway, CA: CECO DOOR/ASSA ABLOY in Honor of JA Burbidge, AHC