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3M announces 28th annual Occupational Health and Safety Scholarship winners

3M supports quality education and training in the Occupational Health and Safety profession

3M3M is proud to announce the winners of its 28th annual Occupational Health and Safety Scholarship program, which recognizes outstanding students pursuing a graduate degree in occupational health and safety. With this program, 3M awards each winner a $5,000 scholarship and attendance to the 2014 American Industrial Hygiene conference & exposition (AIHce) in San Antonio, TX.

The 2014 Occupational Health and Safety Scholarship winners include:

  • Kikelomo Motunrayo Akintunde - University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • Undarmaa Enkhbat - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Laura Lucille Kienlen - University of Iowa
  • Keith E. Wilson - Columbia Southern University

Scholarship awardees were chosen for their high level of academic achievement, contribution to the profession, and intent to pursue industrial careers in the discipline of Occupational Health and Safety.  They were chosen by a selection committee comprised of 3M management and corporate Industrial Hygienists.

“Each year we are impressed with the quality of applicants and inspired by their dedication to their studies. The large number of accomplished and talented applicants gives me great confidence in the future of the profession,” said Nicole Vars McCullough, PhD, CIH, and 3M Global Technical Services Manager (and winner of 3M’s 1994 industrial hygiene scholarship award). 

About 3M

3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $31 billion in sales, 3M employs 89,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.comor follow @3MNewson Twitter.

About 3M Personal Safety Division

3M offers a comprehensive, diverse portfolio of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) solutions providing respiratory protection, hearing protection, fall protection, reflective materials for high-visibility apparel, protective clothing, protective eyewear, head and face protection, welding helmets, and other adjacent products and solutions such as tactical safety equipment, detection, monitoring equipment, active communications equipment and compliance management. Visit

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