Member Guide to 2014 Scholarships and Awards
By AHRA Staff
January 2014—AHRA is a resource and catalyst for the development of professional leadership in medical imaging management.
AHRA Scholarships encourage continuous learning and professional growth. AHRA Awards recognize professional dexterity and personal achievement. Throughout the year opportunities to apply for scholarship assistance or to recognize your peers’ accomplishments will arise. Use this guide to navigate through 2014’s opportunities and take full advantage of this member benefit.
New for 2014 CRA Exam Scholarship: provides opportunities for AHRA members who might not otherwise be able to afford the registration fees associated with the test to take the CRA exam.
- May 2014 CRA Exam (1 first-time tester, 1 retake)
- November 2014 CRA Exam (1 first-time test taker, 1 retake)
Applications for the May 2014 exam scholarships are due February 3, 2014.
Osborn Scholarships: provide scholarship support for AHRA members to participate in AHRA conferences:
- Spring Conference (maximum of 1 scholarship)
- Annual Meeting (maximum of 3 scholarships)
- Fall Conference (maximum 1 scholarship)
The Osborn Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Royce R. Osborn, FAHRA, one of the first radiology technologists to make the transition to radiology administrator.
Spring Conference Osborn Scholarship applications are due January 31, 2014.
Broadley Scholarship: provides scholarship support to members enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs relevant to a management career in a medical imaging field.
The Broadley Scholarship Program was established to honor Louise Broadley, FAHRA, a long-time leader of AHRA.
Completed Broadley Scholarship applications are due July 7, 2014.
Annual Meeting Scholarship: provides scholarship support to members who historically have participated in the AHRA Annual Meeting and due to employer cuts to travel and/or education budgets are no longer able to attend.
The 2014 AHRA Annual Meeting Scholarship is funded through support by our corporate partners Agfa, Hitachi, Philips, and Siemens.
Annual Meeting Scholarship applications are due June 9, 2014.
AHRA & Toshiba Putting Patients First Grant: generously sponsored by Toshiba provides grants to hospitals and imaging centers to fund programs, training or seminars aimed at improving pediatric or adult patient care and safety within diagnostic imaging
Application available August 2014; deadline to submit applications October 14, 2014.
Gold Award: the highest honor AHRA can bestow upon one of its members. The award is given to an AHRA member who has made significant contributions to the association and, thus, to the profession of imaging and healthcare administration.
Nominations for the Gold Award come from the membership and any member may nominate a candidate. All active members of AHRA are eligible to be considered for the award.
Gold Award applications are due March 17, 2014.
Award for Excellence: recognizes five medical imaging professionals for excellence and leadership.
Nominations can come from staff, as well as other colleagues in the workplace and industry. It is not necessary to me a member to nominate someone for the award. All active members of AHRA are eligible to be considered for the award.
Award for Excellence nominations are due April 14, 2014.
Fellow Designation: recognizes the significant contributions of AHRA members to the industry and our professional association
Fellow designation is presented at the AHRA Annual Meeting & Exposition and Fellows receive the privilege of adding the initials FAHRA after their names.
Completed Fellows applications are due May 19, 2014.