Established in 2008 by the Ontario Home Respiratory Services Association, this award is presented to a graduate of the Respiratory Therapy program who has demonstrated motivation, dependability and reliability during their clinical placement.
Program(s): Respiratory Therapy
Title: Ontario Home Respiratory Services Association Respiratory Therapy Graduating Student Scholarship of Excellence
Term Status: Graduated
OTSS Funded**: No
Demonstrated Financial Need*: No
Criteria 1: Successful completion of clinical placements without extensions or repeats.
Criteria 2: Demonstrated motivation, dependability, reliability. Demonstrated interest in home respiratory care.
Criteria 3: Demonstrated inter-professional collaborative practice. Assumption of responsibility within the program and clinical placements.
Minimum GPA: B+ Didactic
Type of Application: Application & Reference
Application Requirements: A one-page type written application outlining why he/she is eligible for this scholarship based on the criteria and why s/he believes home care is important.
Nomination/Reference Requirements: Two letters of reference (current clinical coordinator and one from an academic, leadership or community resoruce). Both Letters of Reference must validate the applicant’s submission with specific reference to the above listed criteria and must be relevant to the last 18 months of applicant’s related activity.
Selection Made By: Scholarship & Awards Committee
Award Value: $500
Number of Awards: 1
Refer to the “Application Requirements” and “Criteria” above and provide written evidence of how you meet the criteria and upload with your application.
**Michener established various endowed Awards through generous donor contributions that were matched by the provincial government’s Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS). The income generated from these endowments is used to support Awards for Michener students who are Canadian citizens (or permanent residents or protected persons), who are residents of Ontario (student has lived in Ontario for at least 12 consecutive months up to the beginning of full-time post-secondary study).