About the Scholarship

The Columbia Chapter of the Health Physics Society, in conjunction with the Herbert M. Parker Foundation, is proud to announce the Herbert M. Parker scholarship award of $1,000 to a student in a health physics-related educational path at an accredited institution (community college, university). 

The Herbert M. Parker Scholarship for education in the radiological sciences memorializes Mr. Parker and his many significant contributions to radiation protection, radiation biology, the environment and radiotherapy. The scholarship supports scientific and educational activities that further develop technical advances and enhance public understanding of science and technology as applied to health and the environment.

Eligibility & Document Checklist

Eligible fields of study in the radiological sciences include, but are not limited to: 

Health physics/radiation protection; 

Nuclear engineering; 

X-ray/nuclear medicine; or 

Health physics certification.

GPA 3.0 or higher

Letter of recommendation from a math or science teacher or college instructor

Transcript of grades (it is acceptable to send a photocopy, faxed copy, or a downloaded copy of a transcript as long as the copy is legible and contains the required information)

A 1,000-word essay on “My Profession in the Radiological Sciences”

The Herbert M. Parker Scholarship Application Deadline is January 18, 2022

The Columbia Chapter of the Health Physics Society (CCHPS), Herbert M. Parker Foundation, and American Nuclear Society Eastern Washington Section (ANS-EWS) are proud to announce multiple scholarship opportunities for students enrolled in or seeking enrollment to a health physics or related educational program at an accredited institution. 

This year, scholarships will be exclusively awarded to students presenting at the Herbert M. parker symposium. To apply for any of the scholarships listed below please fill out the application form and forward all necessary documents to the Scholarship Committee before the scholarship application deadline.