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Cancer Registrar Scholarship Opportunity to Attend ACS Quality and Safety Conference

ACS Quality and Safety Conference

ACS Cancer Programs is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to cancer registrars who are interested in attending the upcoming ACS Quality and Safety Conference taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, July 19–22, 2019. 

This scholarship award of $1,000 can be used to cover conference registration, travel, and hotel. This award would be paid following confirmation of conference attendance. 

Applications are due by April 30.

Application Requirements

  • Applicant must be a cancer registrar at an ACS Cancer Programs accredited institution. 
  • A letter of recommendation from the applicant's supervisor or professional contact. 
  • A brief letter of interest (no longer than one page) explaining why this opportunity interests you, what you hope to gain from it, and how you plan to utilize the knowledge you obtain. 
  • All recipients are encouraged to attend the ACS Cancer Programs sessions scheduled for Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. (See a list of sessions.)

If you are interested in applying, please e-mail your letter of recommendation along with a brief summary of why you would like to attend to Danielle Lopez at with subject line: ACS Cancer Registrar Scholarship Application. Be sure to include your name, facility name, city, state, e-mail address, and phone number. 

Scholarships will not be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. A selection committee will review each request and award scholarships based on the level of interest expressed by the applicant. Scholarship recipients will be announced by May 15 in order to provide ample time to take advantage of early-bird registration and make travel arrangements. 


If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact Danielle Lopez at We look forward to seeing you in Washington!