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The AAMI Foundation, through its Kilmer Fund Committee, awards academic scholarships to individuals pursuing a profession in the area of microbiological quality and sterility assurance. Individuals might be pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in industrial microbiology, pharmacy, engineering (chemical, packaging, electrical, mechanical or biomedical), physics or related fields.

Applicants may include:
  1. Undergraduates at the latter stage of their degree with a specific interest in areas of Microbiological Quality and Sterility Assurance.
  2. Undergraduates with an interest in getting direct work experience in industrial practice.
  3. Postgraduates pursuing courses or research in areas of Microbiological Quality and Sterility Assurance.

Awards can include fees, travel, accommodation, and conference attendance. Conference attendance needs to include a presentation (poster or oral) by the applicant. Awards can be granted up to $5,000 each.


How to Apply:
The deadline for applications is February 25, 2022.
AAMI membership is NOT required to submit a scholarship application.
Please contact tsheffey@aamifoundation.org with any questions.

Step 1: Determine Your Eligibility
Applicants must be entering or current college students seeking a career in microbiological quality and sterility assurance at an accredited college or university. Applicants must still be considered current students as of June 2021 to be eligible.

Step 2: Write an Essay
Applicants must demonstrate a combination of technical aptitude, academic excellence, and commitment to the profession. To document these attributes, applicants are required to submit a short essay (500-700 words) explaining how they view themselves fitting into the profession and describing their skills mentioned above.

Step 3: Obtain Supporting Documents
Applicants must submit their most recent transcript from an accredited college, or a high school transcript, and documentation of college admission into the relevant program.

Step 4: Complete the Scholarship Application
Complete the form below, including uploading your essay and all supporting documents.

Deadlines:
Admission to an educational program can be pending at the time of application for the scholarship. To be considered for the Kilmer Scholarship, applicants must submit all materials noted above by February 25, 2022.

AAMI Foundation
Attn: Steve Campbell
901 N. Glebe Rd., Ste 300
Arlington, VA 22203
tsheffey@aamifoundation.org

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. Education

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* 3. Briefly describe how you are financing your education:

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* 4. Employment History

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* 5. Essay

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* 6. Professional Reference

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* 9. How did you find out about the Scholarship Program?

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