2013 Scholarship Opportunity
The California APIC Coordinating Council (CACC) was initially formed as a statewide steering committee for California’s local APIC chapters. One of the original goals was to provide education to both beginning and advanced professionals in infection prevention. This has remained a major focus of CACC through the 35 years of its existence.
In keeping with this goal, CACC is happy to announce that they are providing three (3) $1500 educational scholarships to support educational opportunities that will enhance the infection prevention skills and abilities of three (3) CACC members from novice to advanced levels in all practice settings. In addition, in order to support the advancement of the Infection Prevention profession, the scholarship criteria this year is based on the new APIC Competency Model. The three scholarship opportunities are as follows:
1. Marguerite M. Jackson Scholarship - Advanced/Expert Stage
3. Early career/novice
The CACC scholarship can be used for infection prevention education from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013. Scholarship recipients will be reimbursed for expenses up to $1500.00 for registration, travel, lodging and other event related expenses following attendance at the event and a 10-15 minute presentation at a CACC meeting in their local vicinity.
The submissions will be blinded. Applicants will be judged by a panel including the CACC Executive Leadership Council. One alternate per category will be selected in the event funds are not used by an awarded recipient. A winner will not be eligible to reapply for a period of 3 years. Scholarships will be awarded from applications received by the May 28, 2013 deadline. Scholarship recipients will be notified by May 31, 2013.
Click here for a printed copy of the CACC Scholarship Brochure.
For questions please contact:
Cheryl Richardson, RN, BSN, CIC
CACC 2013 President
Application: Completed on-line application must be submitted no later than May 28, 2013.
- Applicant to perform a self-assessment of individual knowledge and skills based on the new APIC Competency Model and indicate their current career stage. Click here for “Examples to Assist With Self-Definition of IP Career Stage.”
- Applicant to write a brief description of three things he/she has accomplished at their current career stage.
- Applicant to identify three areas in which further education or skills development is needed.
- Applicant to write a brief description of how the scholarship will be used and how this will be integrated into his/her plans for competency development.
Membership: Must be a current National APIC member and a member of a California APIC chapter.
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