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Grants, Awards and Fellowships

Undergraduate Student Awards
The ARCF has several award programs available to students currently enrolled in accredited respiratory care education programs.

Postgraduate Student Awards
Two award programs are available to respiratory therapists who hold a Baccalaureate degree and seek an advanced degree.

Research Fellowships / Abstract Awards
Fellowships are awarded to researchers having quality abstracts accepted for presentation at AARC Congress 2018.

Achievement Awards
The ARCF presents these prestigious awards to professionals in recognition of their dedication and commitment to respiratory care.

Literary Awards
All papers submitted in the science journal RESPIRATORY CARE are automatically considered for these awards.

Research Grants
Research funds are available to qualified investigators in the field of respiratory care.

Other Funding Sources
These are sources that we are aware of that also offer funds and grants to researchers and students.


The above listed awards, grants and fellowships may have tax implications to the recipient. Depending on the circumstance and filing requirements, an information tax form (i.e. 1099) may or may not be issued from the ARCF. In any case, we recommend that all recipients consult with their tax advisor to ensure compliance with IRS regulations.


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