The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

ASCRT Scholarship Application

ASCRT Scholarship Application

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Access for Students to Clinical Research Training (ASCRT) Scholarship Application

Through financial support, the ASCRT Scholarship program aims to empower minority students to excel in their clinical research careers and contribute to improving healthcare outcomes for all. Complete the application and ACRP will notify recipients no later than Friday, February 16, 2024. All information requested in this application is required to be considered for the scholarship. Questions? Contact Kara Bastarache, CAE, Senior Manager, ACRP Workforce Development, at kbastarache@acrpnet.org.
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Eligibility(Required)
Applicants must be: a member of a racial or ethnic minority group; or a member of the LGBTQ+ Community; or a person with a disability. Please confirm that you are a member of at least one of the above groups.
Applicants must be enrolled in a community college, four-year college, or Master’s-level program in clinical research or the equivalent thereof.
An unofficial transcript that is current as of the date you submit this application.
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
A letter of recommendation from a faculty member or a professional reference (such as a current or past employer). This letter must be on institutional letterhead. The recommendation should address why you are a strong candidate for this scholarship.
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
A current resume.
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
Discuss the importance of ensuring equitable access to healthcare and clinical research opportunities for marginalized communities. How have your personal experiences or perspectives influenced your point of view?
In what ways do you believe diversity in research teams can enhance the quality and impact of clinical research? Provide examples from your own experiences or observations and discuss how they influence your beliefs.
In thinking about a specific challenge or barrier that you believe underrepresented individuals face in pursuing careers in clinical research, how do you envision your future career contributing to improving this challenge for others?
Describe a project or initiative you have been involved in that promotes diversity, equity, or inclusion in healthcare or research. What were the outcomes, how did your background and experiences contribute, and how do you plan to continue this work in the future?
Please note if there is any additional information the committee should be aware of when considering your application.
Eligibility(Required)
By checking the box, I attest that all information provided in this application is correct. I understand that if I have provided inaccurate or misleading information, that will jeopardize my ability to keep the scholarship funds.