The CoARC has established a scholarship to support up to $2,000 annually to a student of a CoARC-accredited program for educational or accreditation research with practical value to the respiratory care profession.
Submission of Application Forms
Use the attached form to apply for the CoARC George G. Burton, MD Student Educational Research Scholarship. Use English only and avoid jargon and unusual abbreviations. The application should be typed; single spaced and must stay within the margin limitations indicated on the form and continuation pages. Continuation pages must be 8½” X 11”, good quality, white bond paper. Draw all graphs, diagrams, tables and charts with black ink. Do not include oversized documents, graphs, diagrams, tables and charts in the body of the application; submit them in an appendix.
Please sign the original copy of the application with your corresponding appendix materials, then scan the document, and save it as one PDF. Email the completed packet to Tammy Alsup:
Do not submit an incomplete application. Do not submit additional material pertinent to an application after the receipt date, unless it is requested or agreed to by prior discussion with the CoARC.
A complete application should be submitted by February 15 for consideration of the annual award. The CoARC will utilize appropriate consultants to assure a complete review of the application. Applicants will be notified by April 1 of the decision regarding award of a scholarship. The scholarship and certificate are presented at the CoARC Awards Ceremony during the AARC Summer Forum. The CoARC will cover the travel expenses for the award recipient to attend the Awards Ceremony to receive the award.
The CoARC reserves the right to recall funds granted for a project, if they are being misused or if sufficient progress is not being made.
Summary reports must be submitted within six (6) months of approval and upon completion of the project and must be properly identified with the title and name of the principal investigator. Publications related to the research must acknowledge the support of the CoARC; The award recipient must notify the CoARC Executive Office upon publication and include the link/reference where the publication can be found.
For more information on the application process, contact the CoARC Executive Office at 817-283-2835 ext. 100.