American Association for Respiratory Care

American Association for Respiratory Care

AARC Leadership Institute

Now Accepting Full Scholarship Applications for the AARC Leadership Institute

Through an educational grant from Drager, the AARC is pleased to offer 9 scholarships to all active AARC members for the Leadership Institute Course. There will be 3 scholarships offered for each track – management, education, and research. All respiratory therapists who are active AARC members qualify for scholarship consideration. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship, please submit the online application and provide a short essay detailing your future goals in respiratory care by February 21, 2014. Scholarship recipients will be announced on Monday, February 24, 2014 by email.

Each scholarship includes enrollment to one Leadership Institute track, its module content, the AARConnect Leadership Institute track community access, mentoring opportunities with content experts, and 15 CRCE after successful completion of the course.

AARC Leadership Institute Scholarship Application

Please complete the online application entirely and attach your essay to the application as a PDF, RTF or MS Word document. All files submitted must be named using your first name, underscore _ and last name. Ex: john_doe.docx. Please email any questions to

Essay Submission Guidelines

Please do not pad your essay. Choose your words carefully and deliver your message succinctly. Judges of the scholarship competition will be looking for positive experiences and well-defined goals in your career. Please proofread your essay prior to submission. Essays must be no more than 2500 characters.

Online Application Form

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