The Lambda Beta Society is pleased to announce the 2020 Scholarship and Awards program. Any student currently matriculated in a respiratory care program at a CoARC accredited school can apply for any of these awards. Students do not have to be a member of the Lambda Beta Society to apply for any of these scholarships. We currently offer three (3) scholarships/awards. Each has a different set of criteria and dollar amount. Use the links below or on the Documents page to access the applications. Below is a brief explanation of each of these awards.
Frederic Helmholz, MD Scholarship
This scholarship is presented on the merit of an independent, original narrative review of literature related to the practice of respiratory care and must comply with the application requirements and deadline. The Lambda Beta Society may award up to $2500.
CoARC Stephen P. Mikles, EdD, RRT, FAARC Media Award
This $2000 award is sponsored by CoARC and is presented on the merits of an original presentation electronic slides in PowerPoint or other presentation formats, video presentation, or other presentation on a CDROM or DVDROM relevant to respiratory care and must comply with the application requirements and deadline.
NBRC/Hill Leadership Award
This award will be presented to a student who has shown exemplary leadership in their educational career as well as volunteer and community service. The Lambda Beta Society may award up to $2000.
These awards also include $750 in travel expenses and full registration to this year’s AARC International Congress. All awards will be presented during the Lambda Beta Reception held in conjunction with the Student Survivor Hour at the International Congress. It is not necessary to be present to receive an award, however, you will need to attend the International Congress in order to receive the travel expenses and full registration.
All nomination packets must be sent electronically no later than May 31, to lambdabeta.nbrc.org. If you should have any questions you can e-mail or call the Executive Office at 913.440.4475.