API scholarship program enters fifth year

Sept. 13, 2012

In celebration of the fifth anniversary of the American Proficiency Institute (API) Scholarship Program, API will award five scholarships worth $10,000 to medical laboratory science students late this year. Scholarship applications are available at www.api-pt.com or through Medical Laboratory Science program directors in the United States. Senior- and junior-level medical laboratory science students are encouraged to apply. Interested students should complete the application and submit it to their program director for a statement of support and signature. Program directors must submit the completed applications to API by Friday, November 9, 2012. Five winners of the $2,000 awards will be announced by Friday, December 14, 2012.

“Medical laboratory science plays a critical role in the diagnosis and treatment of disease,” explains API President Daniel C. Edson. “We want to encourage dedicated students to pursue a career in this exciting and meaningful field.”

The American Proficiency Institute is one of the largest proficiency testing providers in the world, serving nearly 18,000 laboratories. API offers innovative solutions and technical excellence for the proficiency testing needs of hospital laboratories, physician offices, clinics, and point-of-care testing sites. Learn more about API and the services that it offers clinical laboratory professionals—present and future.