Scholarships for Healthcare Compliance Participants

US Healthcare Compliance Certification Program

PROGRAM SCHEDULED for October 13-16, 2014 | Newark, New Jersey



I. GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

PURPOSE

Seton Hall Law School recognizes the importance of offering continuing education opportunities to health care and legal professionals working in government, such as the U.S. Dept. of Justice, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid and others. To this end, efforts will be made to offer scholarships to individuals who will benefit from the health, pharmaceutical law and compliance programs offered by Seton Hall Law.

ELIGIBILITY

Scholarships will be limited in number and will be awarded based on: 1) financial need; 2) professional qualifications; 3) availability of scholarships; and 4) date of application submission. The scholarship covers full tuition, educational materials, meals during the Program, and parking. Please note that transportation and hotel costs are not included.

All scholarships are provided solely by the Center which derives most of its annual budget from tuition.  For further information regarding other sources of funding received by the Center, please visit: Disclosure Statement.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for Government Scholarships, click here.
 

II. NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

PURPOSE

Seton Hall Law School recognizes the importance of offering continuing education opportunities to healthcare and legal professionals with a demonstrated financial need. To this end, effort will be made to offer need-based scholarships to individuals who will benefit from the health and pharmaceutical law and compliance programs offer by the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy.

ELIGIBILITY

Scholarships will be limited in number and amount (not to exceed 50% of tuition). Scholarships will be awarded based on a demonstrated financial need, professional qualifications, availability of funds and date of application submission.

All scholarships are provided solely by the Center which derives most of its annual budget from tuition. For further information regarding other sources of funding received by the Center, please visit: Disclosure Statement.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for Need-based Scholarships, click here.
To apply for CLE Financial Assistance, click here.
 

III. HEALTH LAW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Offered only to the Healthcare Compliance Certification Program participants attending the June session in Newark, New Jersey.

PURPOSE

This award recognizes promising health law students with an aptitude for and commitment to a career in health law with a focus on the legal and compliance issues facing bio/pharmaceutical and/or medical technology industries.

ELIGIBILITY

Each nominee must qualify under the following criteria:

  1. The nominee shall be a second or part-time third year law student currently enrolled in an accredited North American law school* on a full or part-time basis who through his/her law school academic and clinical work and other related activities demonstrates his/her aptitude for and commitment to a legal career in health care law within the bio/pharmaceutical and/or medical technology industries.
  2. The nominee must be available to attend the June Healthcare Compliance Certification Program.
  3. Multiple nominations per law school may be made.
  4. The following materials must be submitted by the nominee (the submission of additional material is discouraged):
    1. A signed letter from the Dean, clinical program director, or law school professor teaching in a related area nominating the candidate and setting forth the basis for the nomination, including a description of the purposes and content of the class or clinical program in which the student is enrolled (PDF copy acceptable).
    2. The nominee’s current resume including most recent GPA (electronic copy required).
    3. A brief personal statement (maximum two (2) typewritten pages) highlighting the nominee’s background, experience, and other relevant information that qualifies him/her for the scholarship (electronic copy required).

JUDGING

All applications will be judged by members of the Seton Hall Law School Faculty. All decisions are final.  Applications will be judged on the strength of the eligibility criteria, letter of nomination and personal statement. No scholarship will be awarded if the faculty members determine that no application meets the scholarship standards.

AWARDS

A maximum of two full scholarships shall be awarded each year. Scholarship recipients will attend the June Healthcare Compliance Certification Program. The scholarship covers program tuition, educational materials, meals during the program, and parking. Please note that transportation and hotel costs are not included.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  February 7, 2014.
Entries must be submitted:

  1. Via email to HealthLaw@shu.edu; or
  2. Mailed to:

Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law
Attn: Catherine Finizio
Seton Hall Law School
One Newark Center
Newark, NJ 07102

QUESTIONS

Please contact Catherine Finizio at healthlaw@shu.edu or 973-642-8871.


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