Scholarships available for clinical research professional certification

Are you a UF clinical research professional, with at least two years of experience, interested in professional certification?

The Division of Research Operations and Services (DROS) in partnership with the UF CTSI and the Clinical Research Professionals Advisory Council (CrPAC) is accepting applications for scholarship funding that can be applied toward either the ACRP or SoCRA professional certification exams.

To apply, you will need to submit the following:

  • An updated CV, including current job description (if not described on current CV)
  • Letter of support from your immediate supervisor or PI (addressing their agreement to the necessary time of studying and sitting for the exam)
  • A 500-word personal statement
    • Why do you believe it is important to hold a research-related certification?
    • Why do you WANT to hold a research-related certification?
    • What is the impact you hope to bring to the UF Research Community with the gain of this certification?

The application form will open by Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, and the complete application package is due no later than Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 (for certification exams offered in Spring 2022). If you have questions, please email Bob Kolb.