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NAMSS Scholarships

NAMSS Annual or Local State Annual Conference Scholarship (Live or Virtual) 

The NAMSS Annual or Local State 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: Individuals serving as Board members/Committee members and/or instructors are NOT eligible to apply. 

Application Requirements:

  • Applicants must submit a completed application including:
  • Registration form highlighting registration fees
  • Conference program or descriptive materials relating to the program
  • 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 (for a virtual offering, this should only include anticipated registration fees)

Applications for this scholarship have closed.


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 editor. This award provides financial assistance, in an amount not to exceed $1,500, to an 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: Individuals serving as Board members/Committee members and/or instructors are NOT eligible to apply.

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 personal statement of educational goals, objectives and a time-table
  • A current CV/resume

Applications for this scholarship have closed.


Continuing Education Scholarship 

The Continuing Education 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 same. The scholarship may be used for tuition/registration fees, accommodations or travel expenses for an education event, or for educational materials.  Applicable CE opportunities include live and recorded Webinars, online or in person courses and educational products. Please note: Individuals serving as Board members/Committee members and/or instructors are NOT eligible to apply.

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

Applications for this scholarship have closed.

 
 
 
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