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    Betsy Love McClung, RN, MN Travel Grant

    A NEW Betsy Love McClung Travel Grant has been established by the ASBMR Fund for Research and Education to honor the memory of Betsy Love McClung, RN, MN for her role in supporting the development of nurses and allied health professionals caring for patients with osteoporosis. The travel grant program will offer one grant of $1,500 USD to an ASBMR member or nonmember (International grant applicants are encouraged to apply), who has submitted a short grant application. The goal of the grant is to allow the award recipient to continue their professional development in the field of osteoporosis and is open to nurses, nursing students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, technicians and therapists involved in the care of patients with metabolic bone diseases by providing travel funds to attend the ASBMR Annual Meeting beginning in 2016. Funds for the grant have been provided by contributions to the new ASBMR Fund for Research and Education from individuals in memory of Betsy Love McClung.

    Amount of each grant: $1,500 (USD)

    Total number of grants: 1

    Eligibility Criteria:
    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a nurse, student nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, technician or therapist who takes care of patients with osteoporosis or other metabolic bone diseases.
    • Be available to attend the ASBMR 2016 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA, USA September 16-19, 2016 
    • Complete a short application indicating why they should be selected and how they will benefit from attending the ASBMR Annual Meeting

     

    Applications are presently being accepted. Download Application here.

    Application Deadline: Friday, August 17, 2016. Awardee will be selected and notified no later than August 31.

    Please contact the ASBMR business office with any questions – asbmr@asbmr.org, +1(202) 367-1161.