The Healthcare Radiation Safety Grant is to support and promote radiation safety in Alaska healthcare facilities. The grant is available to students in approved medical imaging or radiation therapy training programs.
Clyde E. Pearce, R.T. (R)(N)(M)(QM), CNMT graciously donated funding for this grant to promote radiation safety in Alaska.
Applicants must be residents of the state of Alaska as defined by the Alaska Permanent Fund requirements. The program of choice can be from any accredited higher educational source.
Applicants may pursue a primary pathway certification or a post-primary pathway certification as defined by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Applicants must be a member or student member of the Alaska Society of Radiologic Technologists (AKSRT) at the time of application.
Applicants must submit a 1,800 to 2,200-word paper on healthcare radiation safety. Paper criteria includes; one-inch margins, 12-font, Times Roman, and double-spaced.
The AKSRT will disburse five-hundred dollars for education during the annual conference. The AKSRT may award the entire amount to one individual or divide upon deserving applicants. Selection will be based on quality, accuracy, originality, and relevance to current practices in Alaska healthcare imaging. Particular emphasis will be placed on the identification of new concepts, ideas, practices or improvements in the reduction of radiation exposure to patients and occupational workers.
The deadline for applying for this Grant will be April 15th.