Membership

NAMSS Scholarships

NAMSS Annual Conference Scholarship

The NAMSS Annual Conference Scholarship provides financial assistance to an active member of NAMSS who is currently employed in the medical services profession or holds the NAMSS CPCS or CPMSM and is currently seeking employment in the same. The scholarship may be used to cover the cost of registration fees, accommodations, travel and per diem.  For a virtual offering, the scholarship will be granted to cover the cost of virtual registration only. Please note: NAMSS Board members, Committee members, and instructors are ineligible for scholarship awards.. 

Application Requirements:

Applicants must submit a completed application including:

  • A personal statement explaining your educational goals and objectives and how this scholarship can help you attain those goals
  • A current CV/resume

Candidate Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants MUST be NAMSS members.
  • Applicants MUST be currently employed in the profession of medical staff or provider credentialing services or hold the NAMSS CPCS or CPMSM and currently seeking employment in same.
  • NAMSS Board members, Committee members, and instructors are ineligible for scholarship awards.

Deadlines:

  • All scholarship applications must be submitted by Friday, July 30, 2021

Apply for the NAMSS Annual Conference Scholarship


Charlotte Cochrane Scholarship Award 

The Charlotte Cochrane Scholarship Award was established in 1988, in honor of Charlotte Cochrane, founder and past president of NAMSS and former Overview (now called Synergy) editor . This award provides financial assistance, in an amount not to exceed $1,500, to an current active member of NAMSS currently employed in the profession of medical staff or provider credentialing services or holds the NAMSS CPCS or CPMSM and is currently seeking employment in the same. Applicant must also be currently enrolled in a program of study.   Recipients of the Charlotte Cochrane Award will be recognized at the Annual Conference during the Business Luncheon and as such receive complimentary registration and one night hotel. Please note: NAMSS Board members, Committee members, and instructors are ineligible for scholarship awards.

Application Requirements:

Applicants must submit a completed application including:

  • Proof of enrollment
  • A degree plan/schedule of classes/transcripts if applicable
  • Descriptive materials relating to the current accredited program
  • A narrative personal statement detailing your educational goals and objectives (including a time-table) and how this field of study will/can be applied to profession
  • A current CV/resume

Candidate Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants MUST be NAMSS members.
  • Applicants MUST be currently employed in the profession of medical staff or provider credentialing services or hold the NAMSS CPCS or CPMSM and currently seeking employment in same.
  • NAMSS Board members, Committee members, and instructors are ineligible for scholarship awards.
  • Applicant MUST also be enrolled in an accredited program of study.

Deadlines:

  • Applications are due by Friday, July 30, 2021

Apply for the Charlotte Cochrane Scholarship Award 


Continuing Education Scholarship 

This scholarship provides financial assistance, in an amount not to exceed $1,000, to an current active member of NAMSS who is currently employed in the medical services profession or holds the NAMSS CPCS or CPMSM and is currently seeking employment in same. The scholarship may be used for tuition/registration fees, accommodations or travel expenses for the education event, or for educational materials.  Applicable CE opportunities include live and recorded Webinars, online or in person courses and educational products. Please note: NAMSS Board members, Committee members, and instructors are ineligible for scholarship awards. 

Application Requirements:

  • Descriptive materials relating to the program including program cost
  • A personal statement of educational goals, objectives and a time-table
  • A current CV/resume
  • A budget highlighting the expenses to be covered by scholarship

Candidate Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants MUST be NAMSS members.
  • Applicants MUST be currently employed in the profession of medical staff or provider credentialing services or hold the NAMSS CPCS or CPMSM and currently seeking employment in same.
  • NAMSS Board members, Committee members, and instructors are ineligible for scholarship awards.

Deadlines:

  • All scholarship applications are due Friday, July 30, 2021

Apply for the Continuing Education Scholarship

 
 
 
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