Apply for an AAMI Foundation Scholarship

The AAMI Foundation through its Awards Committee awards five scholarships each year:

  • Two to students studying to become biomedical equipment technicians
  • Two to students studying healthcare specific engineering, including clinical engineering
  • One to an individual studying to become a health systems engineer

Each of the scholarships are worth $3,000 and are awarded in a one-time, lump sum check to each scholarship winner at the AAMI Annual Conference & Expo.

Ready to apply? Follow the steps below!


Step 1: Determine Your Eligibility

Applicants must be entering or current full-time college students seeking a career in the healthcare technology profession at an accredited college or university.

Applicants must still be considered current students in June 2017 to be eligible for all AAMI scholarships.

Step 2: Write an Essay

Applicants must demonstrate a combination of technical aptitude, academic excellence, and commitment to the healthcare technology profession. To document these attributes, applicants are required to submit a short essay (500-700 words) explaining how they view themselves fitting into the profession and describing their evidence of academic excellence and the other skills mentioned above.

Step 3: Obtain Supporting Documents

  • Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation from professional contacts addressing work ethics, attitude, and potential contributions to the profession.
  • Applicants must also submit their most recent transcript from an accredited college, or a high school transcript and documentation of college admission into the relevant program.

Step 4: Complete the Scholarship Application

SCHOLARSHIP FAQS

Application Check List

  1. Short essay, 500-700 words (see application check list step 2)
  2. Most recent transcript (see application check list step 3)
  3. Two letters of recommendation from professional contacts (see application check list step 3)
  4. Application form

Deadlines

Admission to an educational program can be pending at the time of application for the scholarship. To be considered for the AAMI Scholarship, applicants must submit all materials noted above to the AAMI Foundation by Febuary 3, 2017. (extended from January 13)

AAMI Foundation
Attn: Allison Rafti, Membership Marketing Director
4301 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 301
Arlington, VA 22203
arafti@aami.org

Important Notes for Scholarship Applicants

  • Scholarship recipients will be asked to provide proof of course registration before the check is granted.
  • Recipients will be selected by the AAMI Awards Committee, whose decisions are final. Deliberations of the AAMI Awards committee are confidential.
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing, by June 1, or earlier.
  • Scholarship recipients will be announced in AAMI publications, on AAMI’s website, and are invited to the AAMI Annual Conference & Expo.
  • If the scholarship recipient drops out of college, is removed from college, or moves out of the program, the award recipient is required to return the award funding to the AAMI Foundation.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply and receive a scholarship in successive years.
  • The AAMI scholarship is awarded without regard to race, color, ancestry, sex, religion, age, handicap, or veteran status.