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Awards and Scholarships
for Laboratory Science Students

ASCP recognizes excellence.

ASCP honors and recognizes your outstanding achievements and contributions to the laboratory community through its prestigious annual awards.  In addition, we help promote careers in laboratory medicine by offering scholarships to students pursuing careers in pathology and laboratory medicine.

To learn more about ASCP's awards and scholarships, visit the tabs below.

ASCP partners with Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics annually to award scholarships to medical laboratory students. The purpose of these scholarships is to help defray education costs, promote medical laboratory science as a rewarding career, and to help address the workforce shortage of qualified professionals.    

ASCP Membership is free for students.
You must be an ASCP student member to apply for a scholarship, so Join Now!

Qualified applicants will be evaluated on:

Knowledge – Students who excel and have a positive impact in the classroom.

Community – Students must be driven by a sense of civic commitment and actively engage in their communities to affect positive change.

Leadership – Students who showcase leadership abilities that have a positive impact in laboratory community.

Career Advancement – Students who strive to attain their educational and professional goals.

Click here for more scholarship information:

    National Student Honor Award Program Application

    In an effort to encourage and support individuals interested in laboratory professions, the ASCP is pleased to offer the National Student Honor Award (NSHA) to laboratory students.

    Awarded annually, the NSHA is based on academic achievement, leadership ability, community activities, professional goals, and endorsements from faculty and community leaders. Those who qualify for the awards will receive certificates from ASCP.  (Please note: the NSHA does not have monetary value.)

    To qualify for the award, applicants must:

    • Be a current Lab Science student member of ASCP* 
    • Have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
    • Demonstrate leadership and community service activity participation
    • And meet one of the following requirements:
      • In the final clinical year in an accredited MLS/MT, MLT, PA, CT, HTL, MB, or CG program;
      • Completing a clinical internship for an accredited MLS/MT or CT program;
      • Enrolled in an accredited hospital based MLS/MT program; or
      • Enrolled in an accredited PBT or HT program.

    Click here to see the 2015 National Student Honor Award recipients.

    View the 2013 National Student Honor Award Recipients and the 2014 National Student Honor Award Recipients here.  

    *If you are not a student member and wish to apply for this award, join today- laboratory student membership is FREE!