NBRC/AMP William W. Burgin, Jr., M.D. and Robert M. Lawrence, M.D., Education Recognition Award

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Amount
Awarded

$7,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 1

Saturday
Awarded By:

American Respiratory Care Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annaully.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be enrolled in an accredited respiratory care training program.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  4. Must be a third- or fourth-year student pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is for a third- or fourth-year student enrolled in an accredited respiratory therapy program leading to a baccalaureate degree. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the NBRC/AMP William W. Burgin, Jr., M.D. and Robert M. Lawrence, M.D., Education Recognition Award are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Proof/enrollment
  • Referenced paper
Additional Information: The American Respiratory Care Foundation and the National Board for Respiratory Care, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, Applied Measurement Professionals, Inc., sponsor this scholarship.

Award Amount: Up to $7,500 annually, non-renewable. In addition to the monetary award, the recipient will receive a certificate of recognition, airfare, one night lodging, and registration for the AARC International Respiratory Congress.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $7,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, June 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, June 1

The foundation prefers that nominations be made by a representative of the school or an accredited respiratory training program; however, any student may initiate a request for sponsorship in order that a deserving candidate is not denied the opportunity to compete simply because the school does not initiate the application. In addition to the completed application, the applicant must submit: a letter from the director of admissions verifying enrollment in an accredited baccalaureate degree respiratory care educational program; an original referenced paper on some aspect of respiratory care (should include a cover page giving only the title of the paper, devoid of any information such as the applicant's name, address, or school that could provide a bias in the evaluation); an original essay of 1,200 words or more describing how this award will assist the applicant in reaching the objective of a degree and the candidate's ultimate goals of leadership in health care (should include a cover page with the author's name, address and phone number, devoid of any information such as applicant's name, address, or school that could provide a bias in the evaluation); and letters of recommendation from the program director or other senior faculty member, and from the medical director or other physician instructor attesting to approval of the candidate's paper, the candidate's worthiness for the award, and the candidate's potential for a career in the profession of respiratory care. Applications must be submitted online by the deadline date. Applications will not be considered unless all supporting documents have been sent.
Contact: Crystal Maldonado
Address: 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving, Texas 75063-4706

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