VTNHSRC Scholarships

This year the New Hampshire-Vermont Society for Respiratory Care will grant cash awards from the Scholarship Fund to Senior Respiratory Therapy Students, based on a research project presented at the Fall Educational Conference.

1st place = $500
2nd place = $300
3rd place = $200

The criteria for eligibility and expectations for the scholarship winners are listed below.

Criteria for eligibility and expectations for the scholarships:

  1. Must be second-year student matriculated in a VT or NH Respiratory Care Program
  2. All participants must present on the first day, via poster presentation, at the VTNHSRC annual meeting.
  3. Topics must be related to Respiratory Care. Can include but not limited to:
    • Mechanical Ventilation
    • Product evaluation
    • Diagnosis techniques
    • Respiratory therapeutic procedures
  4. Poster Size – 36″ x 48″ maximal dimensions
  5. Submission
    • Student must submit topic to Program Director
    • Program Director sends list of students and topics to the VTNHSRC President – due Sept. 15th
  6. Judging
    • Four judges will be selected from a pre-determined list of attendees (ideally 2 from each state)
    • In the event of a tie, a conference speaker will be asked to also judge the poster presentations.
  7. Awards Criteria
    • Relevance of subject
    • Quality of research
    • Analysis of research
    • Visual presentation
    • Professionalism/Verbal presentation