Travel Grants and Scholarships

new photoThe ASE Foundation offers numerous student, sonographer, and fellow travel grants and scholarships to support training and educational conference participation. By fostering the next generation of cardiovascular ultrasound professionals, the ASE Foundation is ensuring that echocardiography continues to play a prominent role in the future of healthcare.

 

ASEF Council Travel Grants

The ASE Foundation funds Council Travel Grants each spring for trainees to support their attendance at the ASE Annual Scientific Sessions. These travel grants are part of an ongoing effort by the Foundation, in assistance with the Council Steering Committees, to encourage trainees to focus on sub-specialty practice. By facilitating their attendance at the annual meeting, these grants provide trainees with a deeper understanding of the imaging field, and cultivate the development of meaningful mentoring relationships with established imaging faculty. Click here for application criteria. 

Application closed April 1, 2017. Questions may be directed to Natalya Read at nread@asecho.org

 

Alan D. Waggoner Student Scholarship Award

Established in 2001 in recognition of Mr. Waggoner’s professional achievements and service to ASE, the Alan D. Waggoner Student Scholarship Award funds scholarships of $1,000, which also includes complimentary registration for ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions, and annual meeting travel support.  The Alan D. Waggoner Student Scholarship Award is given to sonographer students enrolled in CAAHEP accredited educational programs who exhibit a passion for the discipline of echocardiography and demonstrate leadership abilities.

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Click here for a complete list of Alan D. Waggoner Student Scholarship Award recipients.

 

Katanick Student Scholarship Award

The Katanick Scholarship Award will be given annually and includes a $1,000 student scholarship for the highest ranking student sonographer candidate nominated for ASEF scholarship awards. The award also includes up to $500 in travel reimbursement to attend the ASE Scientific Sessions. This award was established in 2016 and was named to honor the legacy of Sandy Katanick, RN, RVT, CAE, who retired as CEO of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission after over 25 years of service to the field.

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UltraEcho, Ltd. Cardiovascular Sonographer Student Travel Grant

The UltraEcho, Ltd. Cardiovascular Sonographer Student Travel Grant is supported by a grant to the ASE Foundation and is presented to a sonographer student enrolled in an accredited cardiovascular ultrasound program.  This grant provides funding to assist a student to attend ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions or another ASE-sponsored educational course.
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Click here for a complete list of UltraEcho, Ltd. Cardiovascular Sonographer Student Travel Grant recipients.

Feigenbaum Cardiovascular Sonographer Student Travel Grant

The Feigenbaum Cardiovascular Sonographer Student Travel Grant is supported by a grant to the ASE Foundation from Elsevier, Inc., to honor Dr. Harvey Feigenbaum’s commitment and tenure as the former editor of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) for 20 years.  The award is presented to a sonographer student enrolled in an accredited cardiac ultrasound program.  This grant provides funding to assist a student to attend ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions or another ASE-sponsored educational course.  Each grant amount is $1,000 and includes a complimentary registration to ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions.

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Click here for a complete list of Feigenbaum Cardiovascular Sonographer Student Travel Grant recipients.