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Education Recognition Awards

Supporting Documents List

To complete your online application, you must also mail supporting documents to the ARCF. The deadline for accepting applications in the ARCF office is June 1. Applications will not be considered unless accompanied by all supporting documents.

Undergraduate Award Documents

  1. A letter from director of admissions verifying enrollment in an accredited respiratory care educational program.
  2. An official transcript verifying a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or more on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.
  3. Letters of recommendation from the program director or other senior faculty member AND from the medical director or other physician instructor attesting to:
    1. approval of candidate’s paper
    2. candidate’s worthiness for the award
    3. candidate’s potential for a career in the profession of respiratory care

Postgraduate Award Documents

  1. Proof of acceptance into an advanced degree program and a letter from the program chair or committee chair indicating applicant is a candidate for a degree.
  2. Three letters of reference attesting to your character, academic ability, and professional commitment. Please comment on the following:
    1. Capacity in which you have observed, and length of time you have known the applicant
    2. Your evaluation of the applicant’s past academic, employment, and/or volunteer record
    3. Your judgment of applicant’s ability to undertake and complete his/her degree
    4. Your evaluation of applicant’s career potential
    5. Any other information that would assist the Selection Committee
  3. An official transcript verifying a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or more on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent in the candidate’s undergraduate program.

Mail documents to:

American Respiratory Care Foundation
9425 North MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100
Irving, TX 75063-4706