AAMI Foundation Scholarships

Details

The AAMI Foundation has two primary scholarship programs: The Michael J. Miller Scholarship Program and the Kilmer Fund.  

At a time of when technology is changing rapidly and the workforce is aging, these scholarship programs are vitally important to ensure that healthcare technology continues to be both safe and effective in the future.

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Criteria

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 2024.

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. 

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Additional Information

To apply for an AAMI Foundation scholarship, you will be required to submit:

  • Short essay, 500-700 words
  • Most recent transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional contacts

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 and deliberations confidential.
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing by May 1, or earlier.  Scholarship recipients will be announced in AAMI publications, on AAMI’s website, and are invited to the AAMI Exchange. 
  • 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 welcome to apply for both the AAMI Foundation and the HSEA scholarships but are only eligible to receive one scholarship per calendar year. 
  • Applicants are eligible to apply and receive a scholarship in successive years. 
  • Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, ancestry, sex, religion, age, handicap, or veteran status. 
  • By submitting a scholarship application, applicants are giving AAMI and the AAMI Foundation permission to distribute and/or publish any portion or the entire extent of the essay submission. 

Award Winners

2023

Kaeleigh Cain

Kaeleigh Cain

Minot State University

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Kaity O'Brien

Kaity O'Brien

 University of Connecticut

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Miriam A. Ledlow, CPhT

Miriam A. Ledlow, CPhT

Texas A&M

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Guillermo Villavicencio Corea

Guillermo Villavicencio Corea

St. Clair College

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2023

Fatimah Mumuney

Fatimah Mumuney

Tufts University

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2023

Natalie Maryam Shepherd

Natalie Maryam Shepherd

Cornell University

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Hannah Tabor Aseltine

Hannah Tabor Aseltine

University of Connecticut

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2023

Jackson Tirrell

Jackson Tirrell

University of Virginia

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