The Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) is pleased to announce the launch of the ARC/STSA 2019 Scholarship Program in service to the surgical technology and surgical assisting student and educator communities.

Annually, since 2005, the ARC/STSA Board of Directors has awarded multiple scholarships of up to $1,000 in multiple categories. In 2019, the ARC/STSA will award a total of up to $6,000 in combined scholarships.

2019 Scholarship Categories and Applications:

Scholarship applications detailing eligibility requirements for each of the scholarship categories can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate link(s) above. All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply. Please contact us at  if you have any questions.

Applications must be filled out completely, include all required support materials and must be received at ARC/STSA offices on or before the deadline of  Monday, February 25, 2019. Incomplete scholarship applications cannot be considered and will not be returned.

Scholarship recipients will be announced at the AST National Conference and posted online at by June 30, 2019.