The NBRC Leadership 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 prior to the scholarship deadline.

Submission requirements include a letter of recommendation and a brief statement addressing your goals for the future and the impact of your respiratory therapy education and experiences. Detailed requirements can be found at

A completed application must be submitted by May 31.  If you have any questions you can email