The CoARC Stephen P. Mikles, EdD, RRT, FAARC Media Award is a $2,000 award which includes an additional $750 towards travel expenses and full registration to the AARC International Congress.   You must attend the International Congress to receive travel expenses.

To qualify, you must be a student enrolled in a CoARC accredited respiratory therapy program in good standing. Respiratory Care/Therapy must have been your major for at least six (6) months before scholarship deadline. 

Submission requirements include a letter of recommendation, an original media presentation and a summary regarding that presentation.  Detailed requirements are located at

A completed application must be submitted by May 31. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any questions you can email