William F. Miller, MD Postgraduate Education Recognition
The American Respiratory Care Foundation awards up to $1,500 to assist
qualified respiratory therapists in the pursuit of postgraduate education
leading to an advanced degree. This award was established by a contribution from William F. Miller, MD in 1992. The award also consists of
a certificate of recognition, coach airfare, one night's lodging, and registration
for the AARC Congress 2017.
- Completed application form.
- 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.
- Must provide proof of acceptance into an advanced degree program of
a fully accredited school and proof applicant is a candidate for a degree.
- Must provide letter of recommendation from the program director
or other senior faculty member and two letters of recommendation from the medical director or other
physician instructor attesting to: a) approval of candidate's paper,
b) candidate's worthiness for the award, and c) candidate's potential
for a career in the profession of respiratory care.
- Must submit an essay consisting of at least 1,200 words describing
how the award will assist the applicant in reaching his/her goal of an advanced degree and the candidate's statement of how achievement of this advanced degree will advance the profession of respiratory care.
As long as the minimum criteria are met, repeat awards may be considered
by the ARCF Board of Trustees.
Applications now being accepted through June 1.
Recognition Awards Application
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