NBRC/AMP Gareth B Gish, MS RRT Memorial Postgraduate Recognition Award
Awarded by American Association for Respiratory Care
To assist qualified individuals in the pursuit of training leading to an advanced degree.
Must be a respiratory therapist who has at least a Baccalaureate degree with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent. If no Baccalaureate degree, then a letter of matriculation from a graduate program and an undergraduate transcript will suffice. Please see the website for further details regarding eligibility external link.
Up to US$1,500 plus airfare, a certificate of recognition, one night's lodging and registration for the AARC International Respiratory Congress. May also include a cash award up to $1,500.
Candidates must return a completed, signed and notarized application form, provide three letters of reference attesting to the applicant's character, academic ability and professional commitment and supply an essay of at least 1,200 words. This must describe how the award will assist the applicant in reaching the objective of an advanced degree and the candidate's ultimate goals of leadership in healthcare. Application forms can be downloaded and printed out from the website. Please see the website for further details external link.
- Professional development
The American Respiratory Care Foundation is dedicated to the art, science, quality and technology of respiratory care. It is a non-profit organization formed for the purpose of supporting research, education and charitable activities and to promote prevention, quality treatment and management of respiratory-related diseases.