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TRA Imaging Scholarships​

“Our commitment is to continue to “give back” by supporting and promoting advancements in healthcare and education for those with whom we share our beautiful region."
 

TRA Medical Imaging Education Fund & Scholarship Program

Background and Purpose

TRA Medical Imaging is proud to have over 100 years of experience delivering the highest quality medical imaging services to the community. The TRA Medical Imaging Foundation, a nonprofit entity, was created with the mission and vision to be an exemplary community partner in promoting better health and wellbeing now and for future generations. The TRA Medical Imaging Foundation serves to promote Imaging Sciences as a career choice for better health and wellbeing by advancing access to medical imaging services and workforce development opportunities. TRA’s Medical Imaging Foundation’s Education Fund provides financial support to individuals interested in developing their career in Imaging Sciences through scholarships, mentorship, job shadowing, and residency opportunities.

Inclusion and Diversity

TRA Medical Imaging Foundation is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law.

 

 

Current Scholarship Opportunities 

The TRA Medical Imaging Foundation's Scholarship Program for Radiologic Sciences applicants enrolled at Tacoma Community College:

  1. Financial awards up to $10,000 for first-year students enrolled in the Radiologic Sciences Program. These funds are provided over the course of the program and are contingent on meeting expectations of the school, maintaining a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and participating in the TRA Medical Imaging Foundation Mentorship Program.

  2. Ongoing mentorship from a TRA radiologist and/or technologist to help develop key talent through career development, education, learning, and boosting engagement. Scholars are required to participate a minimum of
    30 minutes monthly in the TRA Mentoring Program.

  3. Opportunity to participate in the TRA Scholarship Alumni Program to help guide and support future scholars and promote Radiology Technology as a professional career.

The TRA Medical Imaging Foundation's Scholarship Program for Advanced Certification Computed Tomography (CT) applicants enrolled at Tacoma Community College:

  1. Financial awards up to $3,500 for students enrolled in the CT Advanced Certification Program. These funds are provided over the course of the program and are contingent on meeting expectations of the school, maintaining a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and participating in the TRA Medical Imaging Foundation Mentorship Program.

  2. Ongoing mentorship from a TRA radiologist and/or technologist to help develop key talent through career development, education, learning, and boosting engagement. Scholars are required to participate a minimum of
    30 minutes bi-monthly in the TRA Mentoring Program.

  3. Opportunity to participate in the TRA Scholarship Alumni Program to help guide and support future scholars and promote Radiology Technology as a professional career.

 

Eligibility

The TRA Medical Imaging Foundation Scholarship is open to individuals who:

  1. Have been accepted into the program at Tacoma Community College to earn an Associate Degree in Radiologic Sciences or the CT Advanced Certification Program.

  2. Are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

  3. Have completed the TRA Medical Imaging Foundation's Scholarship application process.

Application materials include

Part 1:     Biographical Information Form
Part 2:     Release Authorization and
                Statement of Participation Award  Acceptance Policy
Part 3:     Essay/s
Part 4:     Letter/s of Recommendation
Part 5:     Scholarship Disclosure Form

 

CT Advanced Certification
Scholarship Application
Schedule and Deadlines 
  • Applications are accepted starting Tuesday, September 12, 2023, 8:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)

  • Applications will not be accepted after Monday, October 2, 2023, 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

  • Award recipients will be notified via email by October 16, 2023, 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Radiologic Technology
Scholarship Application

Schedule and Deadlines 
  • Applications are accepted starting Friday, October 9, 2023, 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)

  • Applications will not be accepted after Monday, November 20, 2023, 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

  • Award recipients will be notified via email by Monday, December 18, 2023, 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

  • Classes resume January 2, 2024

 
 
Acceptance Policy

Award recipients will be notified by email. Applicants not awarded a scholarship will be notified by email. 

Scholars are asked to agree to have their names released publicly and to participate when possible in stewardship activities, which may involve attending events, etc. In addition, Scholars are expected to participate in the TRA Medical Imaging Foundation Mentorship Program, which includes monthly/or bimonthly meetings of 30 to 60 minutes in person or via virtual.

Scholarship Renewal Criteria

To qualify for a second year of the scholarship, Scholars must show satisfactory progress toward a degree by meeting the following minimum requirements:

  1. Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

  2. Be consecutively enrolled each quarter.

  3. Scholars will also be required to be actively involved in mentorship.

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Scholarship Application 

Past and Present Scholars Recipients

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