Monday, July 10, 2006

UHMS ASSOCIATES ACHIEVEMENT RECOGNITION SCHOLARSHIP

UHMS ASSOCIATES ACHIEVEMENT RECOGNITION SCHOLARSHIP

The $2,000.00 scholarship is designed to assist the recipient to attend the UHMS Associates Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM).

REQUIREMENTS

The nominee must be a member in good standing of the UHMS Associates;

The nominee must submit an abstract, and deliver the presentation at the upcoming ASM.

If selected, the scholarship recipient will agree to:

1. Submit the abstract and paper for publication on the Associates website education column.

2. Submit his or her bio and photograph for viewing on the Associates website.

SELECTION CRITERIA

A. Be relatively new to the field, and who has already shown great promise (enthusiastic and self-motivated, who has obviously spent non-compensated time furthering their knowledge-base). Preference will be given to those who have made "significant" contributions (published a pertinent article, assisted in the creation of the standards for hyperbaric staffing and patient care, acted as faculty for related training programs, etc.), or;

B. Has been employed in the field of diving/hyperbaric medicine/technology for some time and has yet to attend the ASM (the reason being lack of financial means rather than lack of interest). It would be considered that the early opportunity to attend the meeting might further motivate and stimulate this individual to achieve administrative and clinical advancement, or;

C. A long-standing member who has worked tirelessly, and without expectation, to further the goals of the Associates and to advance the field.

SELECTION PROCESS

Nominations can be made by any UHMS Member, but the nominee can only be an ASSOCIATE Member in good standing. The nomination must be signed off by the nominee and the nominee’s supervisor from the nominee's facility or organization who is also a member of the UHMS. Nominations are made by completing the application form. The deadline for nomination is 150 days (5 months) prior to date of the ASM for that calendar year. The justification statement on the application form must include how the nominee fulfills the selection criteria (above). Applications and resumes must be emailed to Education Committee Chair who will then screen applications for validity under the selection process. Partially completed applications will not be accepted for consideration. The Education Committee will review all accepted applications and vote to select the scholarship recipient for that year. The winner will be notified by letter. Formal announcement will be made at the Annual Meeting, the Associates website and in the next edition of Pressure. An official presentation of the award will be made during the UHMS Annual Meeting. A photograph and bio of the recipient will also be posted on the UHMS Associates website.

FOR ONLINE SUBMISSION: https://www.uhms.org/Associates/SCHOLARSHIP_AWARD.asp

APPLICATION ONLINE FORM WORD PDF