Purpose: The Edward P. Dolbey Scholarship Fund of ASCLS-PA was established to provide scholarship awards to members of the Society by utilizing the interest earned from the fund initiated by the Edward P. Dolbey Company.
Amount and Frequency of the Award: The ASCLS-PA Board of Directors will determine the amount each year at their summer or fall Board meeting.
Eligibility: An applicant must: 1. Have been an active member of ASCLS/ASCLS-PA for at least two (2) years immediately prior to the application for this award. If currently a student member, the applicant must have been an active member for at least two (2) years immediately prior to becoming a student member 2. Have made a contribution to the clinical laboratory science profession 3. Be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a program or school listed by nationally recognized accrediting agencies, such that the applicant is actively pursuing the education within the year following the award. This can include a. A baccalaureate degree (must already hold certification as an MLT, HT, CT and have an associate degree) b. A post-baccalaureate degree, including course work towards a Masters or Doctorate in any field relating to clinical laboratory sciences, including but not limited to biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, education, administration, or blood bank specialty school.
Applicants Must Submit: 1. Evidence of contributions toward the clinical laboratory science profession by listing: a. Positions held in the field of clinical laboratory sciences and the length of service b. Individual contributions, such as publications, community education advancing public awareness of clinical laboratory science, presentations at seminars, workshops c. Contributions to professional organizations at all levels (local, state, regional, national) 2. The name of the school and/or program being attended or to which acceptance has been gained, plus the type and length of the program 3. An official document showing proof of completion of the most recent highest degree received 4. A statement describing how the additional education will better prepare the individual for future service in, and contribution to, the clinical laboratory science profession 5. An official, signed application form
After initial review of the applications for quality and completeness, and verification of ASCLS-PA membership by the ASCLS-PA Treasurer, the Board of Directors of ASCLS-PA will select the final award recipient by email vote.
Proof of Successful Completion: Proof of successful completion of course work for the year immediately following the award must be submitted prior to the next ASCLS-PA Annual Meeting. If proof of successful completion is not submitted, the scholarship money shall be returned to the ASCLS-PA Edward P Dolbey Scholarship Fund of the Society by the recipient.
Application Deadline: February 28
Application for ASCLS-PA Edward P Dolbey Graduate Scholarship Please download the application in fillable Word format, complete and save as a pdf. Email the application to the ASCLS-PA Treasurer William Hunt at firstname.lastname@example.org