AlliedBarton Security Services, a premier provider of highly trained security personnel has announced that Wolcott, CT=based Eric Sousa, District support Manager, and Paige Bostwick, Security Officer who is based in Corpus Christi have been awarded full tuition scholarships from the University if Phoenix and the ASIS Foundation.

Scholarship applicants are required to be either working within the security field or aspiring toward a career in a related area. Recipients were selected by a panel of ASIS members and staff and are currently slated to pursue degree programs within the University's College of Criminal Justice and Security or other program areas providing skillets directly related to their careers.

"We are delighted that Eric and Paige were honored with this valuable and prestigious scholarship," said Brent O'Bryan, Vice President of Learning and Development for AlliedBarton. "Only eight security professionals were selected in total and to have two of our own awarded this scholarship to the University of Phoenix speaks to the quality and ambition of our employees."

Linda Florence, Ph.D. and President of the ASIS Foundation Board of Trustees noted "The ASIS Foundation is dedicated to helping security management professionals worldwide pursue excellence in their career, our collaboration with University of Phoenix has allowed us to offer security professionals unique opportunities to achieve their academic goals and ultimately advance in their fields. The scholarship recipients' backgrounds reflect the diverse opportunities that exist in security fields, and we look forward to continuing to cultivate talent in this high-growth industry."

The ASIS Foundation is a non profit organization and is the charitable education affiliate of ASIS International. The foundation advances the security profession globally by funding leading-edge research, education and training.