Member Guide to AHRA Scholarships and Awards

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By AHRA Staff

AHRA is a resource and catalyst for the development of professional leadership in medical imaging management.

February 2013—AHRA scholarships encourage continuous learning and professional growth.  AHRA awards recognize professional dexterity and personal achievement. Throughout the year opportunities to apply for scholarship assistance or to recognize your peers’ accomplishments will arise; use this guide to navigate through the 2013 opportunities and take full advantage of these member benefits.


Osborn Scholarship: provides support for AHRA members to participate in AHRA conferences:

  • AHRA Spring Conference (maximum of 1 scholarship)
  • AHRA Fall Conference (maximum 1 scholarship)
  • Annual Meeting (maximum of 3 scholarships)

The Osborn Scholarship was created in memory of Royce R. Osborn, FAHRA, one of the first radiology technologists to make the transition to radiology administrator. The Osborn Scholarship is ideal for members new to AHRA or those who have yet to attend an AHRA conference.

Apply for an Osborn Scholarship  (spring applications due 02-11-2013)

Broadley Scholarship: provides support to members enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs relevant to a management career in medical imaging.

The Broadley Scholarship was established to honor Louise Broadley, FAHRA, a long-time leader of AHRA.

Download the 2013 application (applications due 06-03-2013)

AHRA Annual Meeting Scholarship: provides support to loyal members who historically have participated in the AHRA Annual Meeting and, due to employer cuts to travel and/or education budgets, are no longer able to attend.

The AHRA Annual Meeting Scholarship is funded through support by our corporate partners.

Apply for the AHRA Annual Meeting Scholarship (applications due 05-24-2013)

Putting Patients First Grant Program: generously sponsored by Toshiba, provides grants to hospitals and imaging centers to fund programs, training, or seminars aimed at improving pediatric or adult patient care and safety within diagnostic imaging

Application available August 2013.


Gold Award: Given to an AHRA member who has made significant contributions to the profession of imaging and healthcare administration. Nominations come from the membership and any member may nominate a candidate. All members of AHRA are eligible to be considered for the award.

Submit a Gold Award nomination (nominations due 03-22-2013)

Award for Excellence: Recognizes medical imaging professionals for excellence and leadership. Nominations can come from staff, as well as other colleagues in the workplace and industry. It is not necessary to be a member to nominate someone for the award.  All AHRA members are eligible.

Submit an Award for Excellence nomination (nominations due 03-04-2013)

Fellow: Recognizes the significant contributions of AHRA members to the industry and our professional association. Fellow designation is presented at the AHRA Annual Meeting. Fellows receive the privilege of adding the initials FAHRA after their names.

Download the 2013 application (applications due 04-22-2013)

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