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
Since 1918 TRA Medical Imaging has been providing philanthropic support to our community through generous donations, countless hours of free care and volunteer work. 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 serves to advance and promote the profession of the Radiologic Technologist and Diagnostic Medical Sonographer as career choices. TRA’s Medical Imaging Foundation’s Education Fund provides financial support to individuals interested in developing their career in the field of Radiologic Technology or Medical Diagnostic Sonography through scholarships, mentorship, job shadowing, paid internships 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.
The TRA Education Fund Scholarship Program provides:
Financial awards up to $10,000 for first year students enrolled in the Radiology Technology or Diagnostic Medical Sonography program; and up to $5,000 for second year students. 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.
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.
Opportunity to participate in the TRA Scholarship Alumni Program to help guide and support future scholars and promote Radiology Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography as professional careers.
The TRA Imaging Scholarship is open to individuals who:
Have been accepted into the program at Tacoma Community College to earn an Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology or Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Have completed the TRA Imaging Scholarship application process.
2022 Application Schedule and Deadlines for 2023 Academic year
Applications are accepted starting Friday, October 14, 2022, 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)
Applications will not be accepted after Monday, November 28, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Award recipients will be notified by December 19, 2022
Classes resume January 2, 2023