Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

SDMS Announcements

June 30 Deadline for Two Scholarship Programs

by SDMS Staff

Don’t forget! The June 30 deadline to apply for the SDMS Foundation scholarships is quickly approaching.

Advanced Degree Scholarships  |  $2,500

Sonographers may apply for this annual scholarship if they are enrolled in an advanced (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral) degree program in sonography or a related field. At least two years of full-time sonography experience is required.
Application deadline: June 30

Student Scholarships  |  $2,500

SDMS student members may be considered for one of two annual student scholarships for educational expenses when they are enrolled in a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP).
Application deadlines: June 30, December 31

Educational Grants  |  $300/$600
Sonography students, sonographers, and educators are invited to apply for a grant to help with the cost of attending the SDMS Annual Conference.
Opens annually on May 10 | About to close for 2023

Certification Examination Grants  |  $250

Supported by Trajecsys

The SDMS Foundation Certification Examination Grant Program provides grants to deserving sonography students and sonographers who wish to further their career by earning additional certifications or specialties. Approved applicants receive a check for $250 following proof of successful exam completion.
Opens monthly on the 1st | 8 grants per month - First come, first served until gone

International Assistance Grants  |  Up to $1,000
SDMS members working internationally in sonography can apply for reimbursement of travel and/or work costs.

Hardship Grants  |  $1​75

An SDMS member may receive this grant once every five years to assist with financial hardships that may involve temporary disability, unemployment, or experience of natural disasters. Funds may be used to renew SDMS membership.
Ongoing | First come, first served until gone

Research Grants | $2,500 to $5,000

A grant and an opportunity to submit original research to the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography are awarded up to four times each year.
Application deadlines: March 31, October 31

Evans Undergraduate Research Grant  | $1,000

Undergraduate students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in sonography or a related field are invited to submit a sonography-related research topic. Up to one grant recipient will be chosen each year.
Application deadline: October 31

Emerging Leaders Program
The Emerging Leaders Program selects a cohort of students and recent graduates for accelerated mentoring and leadership education. One outstanding cohort member is selected to receive a grant to attend the SDMS Annual Conference.
Opens annually on October 1 | Application deadline: October 31, 2023 for 2024