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Betty Hanna Foundation Scholarship

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The IAHCSMM Foundation has established a new scholarship on behalf of former Executive Director, Betty Hanna. Hanna was a true pioneer in the profession and served as Executive Director for 48 years. She was an integral part of IAHCSMM since its inception in 1958, and her more than 50 years' history with IAHCSMM was testament to her commitment to serving and supporting Sterile Processing professionals worldwide, and ensuring that the organization met and exceeded those professionals' ongoing needs on all fronts - from education to certification. She strongly encouraged individuals to continue their education and pursue professional advancement opportunities.

This scholarship will provide $2,000 in educational assistance to a student seeking to pursue a secondary or graduate degree in the healthcare field. The scholarship can be used toward tuition and/or course materials.

To apply, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a member of IAHCSMM;
  2. Be enrolled in an accredited program at time of application, and provide documentation of admission and recent transcript; and
  3. Have successfully completed at least one course (C or better) at time of application and show proof of completion (Required for Undergraduate applicants only).

Completed applications are due by 12pm CST on September 15, 2020. Selection reviews and candidate interviews will be completed by October, 2020.

For additional details, please see the pdfapplication form.

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