ENRICH Scholarships

The ENRICH Course is proud to offer two different scholarship types for 2018. Please view the scholarship options below to apply. 

ENRICH Full Tuition Scholarships

ENRICH Health Equity Scholarships 

ENRICH Full Tuition Scholarships

Two (2) Full Tuition Scholarships for 2018 ACH ENRICH Course Available!

The Academy of Communication in Healthcare will offer two scholarships to attend ENRICH, May 31-June 3, 2018.  The scholarships are made possible by proceeds from the book Remediation in Medical Education- A Mid-Course Correction and by The Institute for Healthcare Excellence.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 at 5:00pm ET 

Applicants Will Be Notified on or around March 8th.

Scholarship Award:
ACH will award two scholarships that will each cover the full cost of ENRICH course tuition*, as well as $200 to apply toward travel expenses.  The scholarship winners will be instructed to register for the course, and will then be reimbursed. *Awardees must register by the early bird deadline
 
Scholarship Application Eligibility:
Any current ACH member interested in attending the 2018 ENRICH Healthcare Communication Course with a financial need may apply.

This may include anyone interested in improving their own communication skills with colleagues, patients, and families,as well as those who teach these skills, such as Administrators, Educators, Patient Advocates, Health Coaches, Patient Experience Officers, Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers.   Applicants must have a financial need for a scholarship (i.e. would not be able to afford to attend otherwise).

Lastly, given the ACH's goal of increasing diversity across the organization, preference will be given to those with some contribution(s) toward the diversity of the course, whether by profession, perspective, race, ethnicity, etc.  Applicants will be asked to provide information on how they contribute to diversity on the application.
 
Scholarship Winner Post-Course Requirements:
One week after the course, scholarship recipients must submit:
1. Three goals related to new skills they learned at the course
2. A summary of their ENRICH experience and how it will affect their work

Three months after the course, scholarship recipients must submit:
3. A reflection describing how they've applied their skill goals and what outcomes they observed/experienced
 
ENRICH Health Equity Scholarships

Ten (10) Health Equity Scholarships for 2018 ACH ENRICH Course Available!

Goals of the Health Equity Scholarships:
1.  Diversification of the ENRICH course community
2.  A resultant deepening of collective and individual learning, specifically related to the promotion of health equity
3.  Strengthening our organization’s “pipeline” of health professionals from underrepresented groups to RCF/FIT/Faculty

Scholarship Award:
ACH will award 10 scholarships for $1,000 each to be applied to ENRICH Course tuition. The scholarship winners will be instructed to register for the course, and will then be reimbursed. *Awardees must register by the early bird deadline.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 at 5:00pm ET 

Scholarship Application Eligibility:
These special one-time scholarships funded by ACH will be awarded to attendees from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in the health professions (Hispanic, Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander), who apply and/or seek to apply knowledge and skills developed at 2018 ENRICH to the promotion of health equity. (https://bhw.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/bhw/nchwa/diversityushealthoccupations.pdf)

Research Forum Scholarships

Ten (10) Humanities and Social Science Scholarships for 2018 ACH Research Forum Available!

The Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH) is pleased to announce the availability of 10 scholarships to support attendance at the 2018 Research Forum June 1-3, 2018 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown.
 
ACH endeavors to increase diversity in perspective, expertise, and insights in health communication and relationship-based healthcare at the upcoming 2018 Research Forum through the provision of these scholarships to diverse disciplinary scholars in the humanities and social sciences who have not previously attended the ACH Research Forum and may otherwise be unable to attend.   
 
Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 at 5:00pm ET 

Applicants Will Be Notified on or around March 8th.

Scholarship Award:
ACH will award ten (10) $500 scholarships*.  The scholarship winners will be instructed to register for the course, and will then be reimbursed.

*Awardees must register by the March 29, 2018 early bird deadline.

Priority will be given to those applicants who: 

  • are a 1st time Forum attendee;
  • submitted (or plans to submit) an abstract for consideration; and
  • are a scholar in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
    • From areas of health communication, communication studies, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, rhetoric, or health information technology (HIT)  
    • Whose work focuses on communication and relationship-centered care in health contexts