Grants and Scholarships Available Now

ASCP is committed to investing in its members and future leaders of the profession. ASCP has provided over $2 million in grants and scholarships to our members and laboratory science programs over the past three years.

 

ASCP 2023 Annual Meeting Travel Grants
Medical Laboratory Science Program Director Educational Grants
ASCP Foundation Laboratory Student Scholarships
Garza & Becan-McBride Endowed Phlebotomy Student Scholarships
Resident Subspecialty Grants
Leadership Institute Scholarship
ASCP 2023 Annual Meeting Travel Grants

ASCP 2023 Annual Meeting Travel Grants

Take advantage of the world-class education at the ASCP 2023 Annual Meeting to gain practical, immediately-applicable knowledge and be ready for the future of pathology and laboratory science—today, and ASCP wants to help pay for it.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

  • ASCP Laboratory Science Student Members – Eligible for up to $500
  • ASCP Medical Student Members - Eligible for up to $500
  • ASCP Resident Members - Eligible for up to $1,000
  • ASCP Laboratory Professional Members - Eligible for up to $1,500
  • ASCP Laboratory Science Program Directors with ASCP membership - Eligible for up to $1,500

What's the Deadline?

May 1, 2023

Application Requirements?

  1. Complete the online application by May 1, 2023.
  2. Register for ASCP 2023 by June 30, 2023.

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Questions? Email scholarships@ascp.org

Medical Laboratory Science Program Director Educational Grants

Medical Laboratory Science Program Director Educational Grants

ASCP is offering Laboratory Science Program Director Educational Grants up to $10,000 to help programs educate and empower future medical laboratory professionals. Grants are available for the following funding categories:

  • Program enrichment and expenses.
  • Clinical sites or otherwise assisting with clinical site placements. Examples of clinical site support include providing textbooks or reference books, lab supplies, or continuing education for clinical site staff.
  • Advertising and outreach efforts to promote the profession to potential students.

What’s the Deadline?

May 1, 2023

Application Requirements?

  • Be NAACLS, ABHES or CAAHEP accredited. Programs that have gained "initial accreditation status" by CAAHEP, “serious applicant status” by NAACLS, or are in process of obtaining "serious applicant status" for NAACLS accreditation are also eligible to apply.
  • Be an ASCP member.

Application must be submitted by an active ASCP member. If the Program Director is not an ASCP member, a member may submit on their behalf.

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Questions? Email scholarships@ascp.org

ASCP Foundation Laboratory Student Scholarships

ASCP Foundation Laboratory Student Scholarships

ASCP is offering scholarships up to $1,000 to support academically high-achieving laboratory students with expenses related to their education.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

ASCP Laboratory Science Student Members - Student membership is FREE! Become a member today at www.ascp.org/membership.

What’s the Deadline?

May 1, 2023

Application Requirements?

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Be enrolled in one of the following programs:
    • a NAACLS, CAAHEP, or ABHES accredited laboratory science program.
    • 50 week U.S. military medical laboratory training course.
    • a NAACLS approved clinical assistant or phlebotomy training program.
    • a phlebotomy program approved by the California Department of Public Health.
    • a structured training program that meets the ASCP Board of Certification structured training program Eligibility Criteria (Phlebotomy Route 2, Laboratory Assistant Route 6).

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Questions? Email scholarships@ascp.org

Garza & Becan-McBride Endowed Phlebotomy Student Scholarships

Garza & Becan-McBride Phlebotomy Student Scholarships

Scholarships up to $1,000 are available to support academically high-achieving students with expenses related to their education.

ASCP members Kathleen Becan McBride, EdD, MASCP, MLS(ASCP)CM, and Diana “Didi” Garza, EdD, MLS(ASCP)CM, have established this endowed scholarship through the ASCP Foundation to support students who want to become phlebotomists.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

ASCP Laboratory Science Student Members - Student membership is FREE! Become a member today at www.ascp.org/membership.

What’s the Deadline?

May 1, 2023

Application Requirements?

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Have successfully completed at least 50% of training in:
    • a NAACLS approved phlebotomy training program; or
    • a phlebotomy program approved by the California Department of Public Health; or
    • a structured training program that meets the ASCP Board of Certification structured training program Eligibility Criteria (Phlebotomy Route 2).

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Questions? Email scholarships@ascp.org

Resident Subspecialty Grants

Resident Subspecialty Grants

ASCP Resident Subspecialty Grants give pathology residents the financial support to pursue an external rotation in their subspecialty area. Go beyond your institution to expand your experience with and exposure to expert pathologists! Grants are available for different rotation lengths:

  • One Week - $500
  • Two Weeks - $1,000
  • Four Weeks - $2,000

Who is Eligible to Apply?

ASCP Resident Members

What’s the Deadline?

May 1, 2023

Application Requirements?

Rotations must take place in 2023.

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Questions? Email residentcouncil@ascp.org

Leadership Institute Scholarship

Leadership Institute Scholarship

The ASCP Foundation Leadership Institute Scholarship offers the opportunity for recipients to improve their leadership skills. Every year, a laboratory professional and a pathologist are chosen from the applicants to receive the Leadership Institute Certificate Program and five hours of one-on-one coaching from ASCP’s team of leadership experts. The Certificate Program focuses on increasing self-awareness to gain insights into personal leadership styles and behavior. Coaching will revolve around feedback from self-assessments and other areas about which recipients would like feedback.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

Both pathologist and laboratory professional ASCP members are eligible for this scholarship. Candidates are expected to have a personal interest in leadership but do not need to currently be serving in a leadership position. Candidates should have the following:

  • Current ASCP membership
  • 5-7 years of work experience in the field of laboratory science
  • Previous leadership experience, either professionally or personally

About the ASCP Leadership Institute

The ASCP Leadership Institute is the lab team’s complete resource for practical, customizable leadership training developed to enhance pathologists’ and laboratory professionals’ effectiveness in the lab.

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What’s the Deadline?

May 1, 2023

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Questions? Email scholarships@ascp.org