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Hemophilia Federation of America Educational Scholarship Program
Each year, HFA awards ten scholarships of $1,500 each to promising students in the bleeding disorders community. In order to be eligible for a scholarship, prospective students must submit a completed application in one of the four scholarship categories:
• Educational Scholarship
• Sibling Continuing Educational Scholarship
• Parent Continuing Educational Scholarship
• Artistic Encouragement Grant
DEADLINE: April 30th, 2014
Seven (7) educational scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,500.00 each. All recipients are invited to reapply in subsequent years for renewal as long as they are in good academic standing. This renewal will not be automatic, as each year’s applicants will be independently weighed.
• A person with a bleeding disorder
• Seeking a post-secondary education either from a college, university or trade school
• Able to demonstrate his/her commitment to improving the quality of their life by pursuing his/her goals with determination
Sibling Continuing Educational Scholarship
One (1) scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,500.00 each to the sibling of a person with a bleeding disorder.
• Must be a sibling of a person with a bleeding disorder
• Seeking a post-secondary education from a college, university or trade school
• Able to demonstrate his/her commitment to improving the quality of their life by pursuing his/her goals with determination.
Parent Continuing Educational Scholarship
One (1) scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,500.00 each to a parent of a child with a bleeding disorder. The scholarship will be used for furthering the parent’s own education.
• Must be a parent of a child with a bleeding disorder
• Able to demonstrate his/her commitment to the improving the quality of their life by pursuing his/her goals with determination.
Artistic Encouragement Grant
One (1) grant will be awarded in the amount of $1,500.00 for use in artistic encouragement. This can be used for mounting an exhibition of one’s work (i.e. photography, painting/watercolor, animation, publishing a story/ book or animation, writing a play, having a recital or any kind of creative endeavor).
Please submit the following materials for Educational, Parent and Sibling Scholarships:
• Completed application
• Copy of official transcript
• Statement of financial need
• Acceptance letter/Enrollment Verification letter
• Two letters of reference (one professional reference, the other from HTC or physician)Please submit the following for the Artistic Encouragement Grant:
• Samples of work/portfolio (limit to 3-5 pieces)
• Two letters of reference (one professional reference, the other from HTC or physician)
• Essay: Explain the purpose for the use of the grant and supply an outline/time frame for the completion of the project, and what you expect to get out of it and how it will help you in the future with you artwork
Review & Selection Process
The scholarships granted under this fund are determined by the scholarship committee of HFA. All decisions made by the committee are final. Recipients will be notified of the outcome by the scholarship committee by mail. Any information submitted with this application will become the property of HFA. You are required to submit proof of registration if you are selected for a scholarship.
All information contained in this application will be utilized in the determination of each scholarship winner. A personal interview may be required at the discretion of the scholarship committee, and may be done by one or more committee members.
Applications for the annual scholarships are available online and must be completed in full in order to be considered by the committee. All of the required materials must be submitted/postmarked no later than April 30th. All scholarship and grant award recipients will be notified no later than June 30th prior to the beginning of the fall semester.
If attending courses or school that do not initiate in the fall semester, then the application must be completed in full and submitted to the scholarship committee no later than 90 days prior to the first official day of the course.
Millie Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship
Factor Support Network is again pleased to offer the Millie Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship this year to WOMEN with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease. The award this year will be five $1000 scholarships. This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Millie Gonzalez (1953-2001), who was a firm believer in educational opportunity.
Criteria for selection will be academic goals, volunteer work, school activities, other pertinent experience/achievements, and financial need.
Requirements for Application:
1. Students who apply may be considering any field of study, but must be entering or attending a junior college, four-year college, university, or vocational school in the fall of 2014.
2. The applicant must be a female with hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease (vWD).
3. The applicant must be a U.S. resident.
All forms must be completed and postmarked by April 30, 2014. Incomplete or late applications will not be eligible for consideration. Scholarship recipients will be announced on the Factor Support Network website July 1, 2014 and notified in writing by July 15, 2014.
Mike Hylton & Ron Niederman Memorial Scholarship
Factor Support Network is again pleased to offer the Mike Hylton & Ron Niederman Memorial Scholarship this year to MEN with bleeding disorders and their immediate family members. The award this year will be ten $1000 scholarships. This scholarship was established in 1999 to honor the memory of Mike Hylton (1945-1998) and Ron Niederman (1950-1999).
2. The applicant must have hemophilia or von Willebrand Disease (vWD) or be an immediate family member of someone with Hemophilia or vWD.
Call for Nominations: Gloria F. "Mike" Gilbert Memorial Award
Sponsored by ASCLS- Georgia and administred by the Education and Research Fund, Inc.
In 1982, the Georgia State Society for Medical Technology (GSSMT, now ASCLS-Georgia) established the Gloria "Mike" Gilbert Award in memory of Gloria Fairfax Gilbert, affectionately known as "Mike" to friends and colleagues. Gloria devoted a major part of her life to Clinical Laboratory Science. She was active at the local, state and national levels and served as GSSMT state president and American Society for Medical Technology (ASMT, now American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, ASCLS) Region III director. She was particularly proud of her efforts toward drafting Georgia's laboratory licensure law. Gloria died while attending the 50th anniversary meeting of ASMT in Houston, Texas. The Gilbert award recognizes leadership, professional excellence, and specific accomplishments in Clinical Laboratory Science.
A $300 award, commemorative booklet and plaque are presented at the ASCLS Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony.
Any clinical laboratory practitioner who:
• has been engaged in clinical laboratory science practice for at least three years.
• has demonstrated sustained leadership in the practice of clinical laboratory science.
• Peer recognition
• State, regional, and national leadership in Clinical Laboratory Science practice.
• Professional goals or practice that reflect excellence, innovations, or accomplishments that contribute to advancement of the Clinical Laboratory Science profession.
Please attach your nomination letter on your letterhead and the completed nominee application form with any further electronic documentation by email to ASCLS Executive Vice President Elissa Passiment, firstname.lastname@example.org. Only electronic documents are accepted.
Nomination deadline: May 1
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Education and Research Fund Fund Memorial Scholarship
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Education and Research Fund (E&R Fund) in cooperation with the honorary Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity (AMTF) provide several undergraduate scholarships for students enrolled in Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician programs.
The E&R Fund provides a Memorial Scholarship, established in 2011, that is intended especially for those who wish to honor or memorialize a friend, colleague, or family member with their gift. There is no minimum contribution level, the donor simply provides the name and affiliation of the person they wish to honor or memorialize.
Each E&R Fund Memorial Scholarship winner is awarded $1500. Recipients are notified by email and are honored at the ASCLS Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony.
Eligibility for E&R Fund and AMTF Scholarships
• Graduate scholarship applicants must be a member of ASCLS.
• Citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
• Undergraduate applicants may apply during their final year.
• Undergraduate applicants must be enrolled in a NAACLS accredited program.
Undergraduate Student Process
One application and one performance evaluation enters the student into competition for both the E&R Fund and AMTF undergraduate scholarships.
Applications Available November 1; Application Deadline is April 1
Electronic documents are not accepted. Mail completed application forms as indicated on the application.
Edward C. Dolbey Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Education and Research Fund (E&R Fund) and the honorary Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity (AMTF) provide undergraduate scholarships for students enrolled in Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science, Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician, Histotechnology, or Cytotechnology programs.
The E&R Fund also provides graduate student scholarships. E&R Fund scholarships are supported by member and industry contributions and bequests, by the Edward C. Dolbey Trust, and by the proceeds of a silent auction held at the ASCLS annual meeting. Annually 20–25 undergraduate and graduate scholarships are awarded, depending on contribution levels and market conditions.
Each undergraduate Dolbey scholarship winner is awarded up to $1500 and each graduate Dolbey scholarship winner up to $3000. Recipients are notified by email and are honored at the ASCLS Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony. AMTF scholarship winners are also honored at the AMTF dinner held during the Annual Meeting.
• Graduate applicants (E&R Fund) must be accepted into or enrolled in an approved Masters or Doctoral program in areas related to Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science including Clinical Laboratory Education or Management.
• Graduate applicants cannot complete their education before the scholarship is awarded.
Only one application and performance evaluation each is necessary to be considered for all available undergraduate or graduate scholarships, respectively.
One application and one performance evaluation enters the student into competition for both the E&R Fund and AMTF undergraduate scholarships.
Graduate Student Process
Use the graduate application and performance evaluation forms to apply for a graduate scholarship. For convenience, AMTF also processes E&R fund graduate student applications. Only typewritten or computer-generated forms are accepted.
Electronic documents are not accepted. Mail completed application forms and accompanying documentation to address included on the application.
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Member Research Grant
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Education and Research Fund administers member grants to support Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science research. The sources for these grants are contributions from our members, Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science practitioners, and corporate underwriters. Grants of up to $5000 may be presented annually.
Each winner is awarded up to $5000 in support of their investigation at the ASCLS Annual Meeting awards ceremony.
• Professional member of ASCLS.
• Clinical/Medical Laboratory Scientist or Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician with national certification.
Application deadline: May 1
Please complete and forward your application form with your research proposal and additional documentation by email addressed to the ASCLS Education and Research Fund c/o ASCLS Executive Vice President Elissa Passiment, email@example.com.
I. Dean Spradling Graduate Research Grant
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Education and Research Fund administers the I. Dean Spradling Graduate Research Grant, designed to support graduate student Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science research. The grant is sponsored by Scott and Sumner Spradling in memory of I. Dean Spradling, founder of Infolab, Inc..
Each winner is awarded $3000 in support of their research investigation.
• Student member or professional member of ASCLS.
• Graduate student at the time the research award is presented.
• Clinical/Medical Laboratory Scientist or Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician accepted to or presently enrolled in an accredited Master of Science or Doctoral program in or related to Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science.
Please complete and forward your application form with your grant proposal and additional documentation by email to ASCLS Executive Vice President Elissa Passiment, firstname.lastname@example.org. Only electronic documents are accepted.
Drs. Ruth Lawrence & Audrey Naylor Legacy Scholarship
Deadline: Monday, May 5, 2014, 8:00 p.m. ET
The Drs. Ruth Lawrence & Audrey Naylor Legacy Scholarship was established in 2014 to honor their lifelong achievement in the field. The scholarship will be offered each year the National Breastfeeding Coalitions Conference is held. The vision of the scholarship is to provide support to talented and dedicated individuals who are new, emerging, or aspiring breastfeeding coalition leaders. In 2014, two recipients will be selected to receive this scholarship.
The scholarship is open to individuals who are actively involved with a state, territorial, tribal, local, or cultural breastfeeding coalition in the United States. Preference will be given to applicants who have never attended a USBC Coalitions Conference, who are working with a coalition serving a state or community (geographic or cultural) with breastfeeding rates that are below the U.S. national rate, and for whom attendance at the conference would not be possible without this support.
Application for scholarship funds must be made on the online form.
Complimentary conference registration (includes all plenary and concurrent sessions, conference materials, entry to exhibits, Saturday's Opening Dessert Reception, Sunday's Awards Luncheon, Sunday and Monday breakfasts, and all refreshment breaks);
Complimentary registration to the following optional conference events: Friends of USBC Reception on Sunday evening (includes dinner), and the Day of Action on Monday afternoon (includes lunch);
Round-trip economy-class airfare from the applicant's home airport to the Washington DC metropolitan area, booked at least four weeks prior to departure date (up to $500 in value);
Two nights (Saturday & Sunday) shared lodging in the conference hotel;
Special recognition at the Awards Luncheon on Sunday, seated at the head table with Drs. Lawrence and Naylor.
Registration for the pre-conference workshops;
Meals while in transit to/from the conference, meals before or after the start/end time of the conference, or meals outside of the official conference events;
Airport ground transportation (the conference hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to/from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and it is also accessible via the Metro);
Airfare above $500, airline baggage fees or other fees for internet, entertainment, or food and beverages;
Additional nights lodging outside of the two nights (Saturday & Sunday) during conference;
The other one-half of the hotel room cost, for those who prefer a single room.
Scholarship Review Process
Reviewers will be members of the USBC Awards Committee, comprised of USBC member organization representatives. Each application will be reviewed by at least three reviewers. Awardees will be announced and all applicants notified by June 6.
Scoring of submissions will be based on the following criteria:
Is the applicant actively involved with at least one breastfeeding coalition?
Is the applicant a new, emerging, or aspiring leader within a breastfeeding coalition?
Is the coalition serving a state or community (geographic or cultural) with breastfeeding rates that are below the U.S. national rate?
Would this be the applicant's first time attending a USBC Coalitions Conference?
Would the applicant be able to attend the conference without scholarship support?
Does the applicant have well-developed plans for sharing and disseminating what is learned at the conference?
Terms & Conditions
The USBC Awards Committee will be under no obligation to award scholarships in any given year, and shall not be obligated to furnish reasons for its decision to award any given applicant.
A scholarship may be suspended or terminated at any time, either at the recipient's request or if in the opinion of the USBC Awards Committee or Board of Directors:
the recipient's performance is unsatisfactory; OR
the recipient fails to observe the conditions of the scholarship; OR
the recipient fails to attend the conference.
Recipients that are unable to attend the conference for which scholarship funding has been successfully awarded will notify the USBC Office in writing of this fact. In the event that a flight has already been booked at the time a scholarship is terminated or suspended, and the recipient chooses to use the value of that flight towards a future personal trip, then the recipient is required to reimburse USBC for the value of the flight.
Adult Congenital Heart Association National Conference Scholarships
Applications must be received by ACHA by July 5, 2014, in order to be considered.
ACHA offers two types of conference scholarships to make attendance possible for individuals who would not otherwise be able to participate. Funding is limited and is determined by financial need. This will assure that as many people as possible receive the help they need to attend.
The two programs are as follows:
Karen McNulty Heart Heroes Scholarship Program, for those seeking both registration and travel/hotel funding assistance