William Doern Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

William Doern Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

The CAMRT Foundation is happy to provide the William Doern – Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship for community oriented, academically outstanding students attending entry-level medical radiation technology programs.

 

Eligibility:

Candidates must:

  1. Be currently enrolled in an entry-level medical radiation technology program (radiological technology, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance imaging).
  2. Have a minimum B (75-85) average in medical radiation technology core curriculum courses.
  3. Produce proof of voluntary efforts in the community.
  4. Please note that the following individuals are not eligible:
    • Individuals with a previous certificate or degree in medical radiation technology.

 

Required documents for all applicants:

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Official transcript issued from college or institution containing the first semester grades of your entry-level medical radiation technology program.
  3. Letter of recommendation and confirmation of enrollment from the director/dean of your program.
  4. Minimum of one letter of reference from a community leader.
  5. Essay outlining involvement in community work (see below).

 

Directions for Essay:

The essay is requested to give the reviewers an opportunity to become acquainted with candidates in a different way other than grades, test scores and other objective data.  It allows candidates to show the ability to organize their thoughts, express themselves and share goals and achievements.

  1. Submit the typewritten essay on a separate piece of paper along with the application form.
  2. Less than 1000 words in length, double-spaced and in 12-point font.
  3. Do not include your name on the essay, as it will be blinded for evaluation.

 

* The above directions must be followed, as candidates may be disqualified for failing to do so.

 

Application deadline:

Applications for the CAMRT Foundation’s William Doern – Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship must be received by fax by April 1st , 2017 11:59 Pm (Eastern Time).Late applications will not be reviewed.

 

Selection process:

The CAMRT Foundation Board of Directors is responsible for approving scholarship recipients but may require the assistance of medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals to evaluate the applications.

 

Applications are weighted on the following criteria:

  1. Leadership/Community Involvement (30%)
  2. Director/Dean Statement (10%)
  3. Application Essay (30%)
  4. Academics (30%)

 

Preference may be given to those applicants who will not have another opportunity to apply in subsequent years.

 

The Recipient will be announced at the CAMRT Foundation AGM and written notification will be sent, by mail, no later than July 15th of the scholarship year.

 

Unsuccessful applicants may reapply the following year, if eligible.

 

Distribution of funds:

The CAMRT Foundation will send the recipient a cheque, in the amount of $1,000, by certified mail after July 15th of the scholarship year.

 

* Please note that incomplete application packages will not be reviewed.

William Doern Scholarship Application

 

Fax complete package to:

William Doern – Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

CAMRT Foundation

Fax: 1-613-234-1097

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