Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

SDMS Announcements

2018 SDMS Foundation Programs Overview

by Manju Alexander


Educational Grants  |  $250-$500

Financial assistance for sonographers and students attending the SDMS Annual Conference.
• Opens May 1

• First Come, First Served Until Gone

Certification Examination Grants  |  $250

Supported by Trajecsys

Grants for deserving sonography students and sonographers who wish to further their career by earning additional certifications or specialties.
• Opens January 1, April 1, July 1, October 1
 First Come, First Served Until Gone

International Assistance Grants  |  $1000

Reimbursement for SDMS members who are working or assisting in the international healthcare arena.
Ongoing

Student Scholarships  |  $2500

Support for deserving sonography students who have been accepted or are currently enrolled in an educational program in diagnostic medical sonography or cardiovascular technology that has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP).
• June 30 and December 31 Deadlines

Advanced Degree Scholarships  |  $2500
Support for deserving sonographers who have a minimum of two (2) years full-time sonography experience and have been accepted or are currently enrolled in an advanced sonography-related degree program (Bachelor, Master, or Doctoral) at an accredited institution.
• June 30 Deadline

Hardship Grants  |  $160
Support for sonographers who are temporarily disabled or unemployed and are experiencing financial hardship that prevents them from renewing their SDMS membership and earning the CME credits required to maintain their credential(s).
• Opens March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1

• First Come First Served Until Gone

Research Grants  |  $2500-$5000
Support for researchers who propose a unique and pressing research topic to the SDMS Foundation. Applicants will be required to undergo education and mentorship during their research and to submit their findings to the JDMS for publication.
• February 28 and August 31 Deadlines



View eligibility information and application details and deadlines for all of the SDMS Foundation Grants and Scholarship Programs at: sdmsfoundation.org