CAMLT Education and Research Foundation
The foundation is a California nonprofit corporation, 501c(3) dedicated to providing opportunities and resources for education and research in the clinical laboratory sciences. To fulfill these goals, the foundation shall endeavor to develop and provide educational opportunities in the clinical laboratory sciences, and to encourage and assist educational, scientific research and personal development in those fields.
Chairperson: Mary Jeanne Stavish
Treasurer: Christine Darmanian
Secretary: Patricia Fawkes
Thank You to Our Vendor Donors and Supporters
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Letter to Healthcare Vendors
The E & R Board recently sent a letter to vendors outlining the goals and plans of CAMLT E & R Foundation and requesting corporate support for our current efforts to alleviate the shortage of Clinical Laboratory Personnel.
Programs and Opportunities
The E & R Foundation provides scholarships and awards to Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS) and CLS students. Following is a list of the awards and scholarships that are currently available:
Mini Grants for Pre-Licensing Preparation
The Education and Research Corporation, in support of entry into the clinical laboratory science professions through less traditional routes, offers small grants to persons needing supplemental preparation. These monies are intended to cover expenses associated with examination review seminars. The grants are unrestricted.
Application Form (PDF)
Barbara Briscoe Memorial Award
This award provides a full-day Continuing Education (CE) scholarship once a year at the Northern California Winter Seminar. Conditions and Requirements: Must be a working CLS. CAMLT members and non-members are eligible. All advance registrants are eligible and will automatically be entered for this award.
Sponsor: Diablo Valley Chapter, CAMLT
This scholarship provides a certificate for a full day of CE at any future CAMLT State sponsored seminar (valid for two years). Two recipients from each of the four State seminars and three from each annual meeting are selected. Funds for this scholarship are contributed from seminars and annual meetings ($1/registrant). Conditions and Requirements: Two recipients from each of the four State seminars are selected randomly. All advance registrants (members and non-members) are eligible and automatically entered for this drawing.
Ruth Baldwin Memorial Fund
This award provides a one year membership in CAMLT. Conditions and Requirements: All advance registrants to the annual meeting will be automatically entered and one pre-registrant will be randomly selected to receive the award.
Sponsor: Friends of Ruth Baldwin
Eleanor Kelly Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship provides a certificate for a full day of CE at any future CAMLT State sponsored seminar (valid for two years). Conditions and Requirements: Three recipients from each annual meeting are selected randomly. All advance registrants (members and non-members) are eligible and automatically entered for this drawing.
Sponsor: Friends of the E & R Foundation
Five $100 stipends will be awarded to eligible students and trainees in a CLS program, whose names have been submitted to CAMLT. This drawing will be held at the CAMLT annual meeting. Conditions and Requirements: Students and trainees must show proof of eligibility (officially enrolled in a CLS program) and be approved by the CLS Education Coordinator of the program.
Sponsor: Friends of the E & R Foundation
CLS Clinical Internship Award
Three $500 Awards awarded to students working in an approved training program (eligibility once in a lifetime.) Conditions and Requirements: The names of eligible students and trainees will be submitted by training program Education Coordinators. A random drawing of three names from the list will determine the winners. Winners invited to attend the annual convention.
Supported by: Student Records Center Funds
Ronny Peterson Research Scholarship & Creative Activity Award
One annual award of up to $1000 awarded at the CAMLT Annual Meeting to a CLS Active Member. Conditions and Requirements: Application review and selection by E & R to provide funding for persons wishing to implement projects or pursue personal educational opportunities that further the profession of Clinical Laboratory Science. Applicant must submit a one page detailed proposal by August 1. Trustees to decide on award by September 1.
Sponsor: Friends of Ronny Peterson