PDEF Professional Development Scholarship

Applications accepted:  Fall 2019

Amount: $5,000

Sponsored by: PDEF

Description:

  • This scholarship serves to support a student who is employed as a technologist and is actively pursuing an advanced degree related to his/her nuclear medicine career.

 

Requirements:

  • A completed application.
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae.

  • Transcripts (official or unofficial) of all formal education.

  • An applicant statement not to exceed two pages. The brief statement should detail your activity level in the SNMMI Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) and address the following questions: What are your professional achievements? What are your career and educational goals? How will your advanced degree in the field of nuclear medicine help you to achieve your goals?

  • A completed evaluation from the program dean/director/advisor, whose information will be requested in the ‘Program Dean/Director/Advisor Evaluation’ section of this application. Any reference letter must be provided as either a signed original on institution letterhead or a scanned copy of the signed original.

  • A completed evaluation from your professional supervisor, whose information will be requested in the ‘Professional Supervisor Evaluation’ section of this application. Any reference letter must be provided as either a signed original on institution letterhead or a scanned copy of the signed original.

  • To be eligible for the PDEF Professional Development Scholarship, candidates must:

    • Be an active member of the SNMMI Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS). To become a member, please visit: www.snmmi.org/membership

     • Have completed eight or more hours in the last three years matriculating toward an accredited advanced degree program (Masters or above) that is intended to further their career in nuclear medicine.

    • Have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a four-point scale.

    • Have worked in the nuclear medicine profession for at least one of the past five years in a clinical or didactic setting.