ASCLS-Ohio Scholarship Eligibility


To be eligible for an ASCLS-Ohio scholarship, the applicant must have:

  • Proven academic success as evidenced by overall G.P.A.
  • Specific knowledge of the medical laboratory science profession
  • Demonstrated success and acknowledgement of the following principles and standards by which laboratory professionals practice in their profession to include: Integrity, Sound judgement,  Reliability, and Commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Effective and appropriate written communication
  • Financial need
  • Minimum 2.5 G.P.A.

Membership in ASCLS is helpful, as it is included in the judging, but not required.  **Membership is required to be eligible for the ASCLS-Ohio Member Scholarship.

 Application Procedure:

  •  Complete the application form ASCLS Scholarship 2017-2018
  • Submit a brief statement which describes your interest in clinical laboratory  science and explains your financial need for a scholarship.
  • Submit a character reference from a responsible citizen, not a relative, commenting on the applicant’s personal qualities listed in Section I.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from a school official, instructor or academic advisor commenting on the applicant’s aptitude for science, personal qualities and academic status (GPA).
  •  Submit an official transcript from college or university attended. Those applying for the member scholarship currently enrolled in graduate school should submit a transcript from both the graduate school and the undergraduate degree granting institution.
  • Enclose the completed application and all supporting documents together in a single envelope.
  • All documentation should be sent directly to the chairperson of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science-Ohio Scholarship Committee (see address below).

When to apply:

  • Postmark Deadline for completed applications is November 15th of the current year.   Emailed applications and recommendations will be accepted-deadline is 23:59 of November 15th.
  • Notification of status will be sent to all recipients by February.
  • Future eligibility requires reapplication.
  • Recipients will be asked to accept the award before the scholarship monies will be sent.


ASCLS Ohio Scholarship Committee
Tom Belko, Chairperson
26583 Township Road 31
Warsaw, Ohio 43844
H:  (740) 824-5014

**See other website pages for additional scholarship information

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