ODSGNA  may award two (2) scholarships for each of the following meetings and certification.  

Any Old Dominion SGNA member interested in applying for this educational scholarship must complete the application and email directly to Irene Rader, RN CGRN, ODSGNA President at irenerader55@gmail.com. We will not honor any application unless emailed directly to Irene. The recipients of the scholarships are required to submit an article for the newsletter relating to their experience at the meeting and how they plan to use that information. 

  • SGNA National Annual Course in the spring:Scholarship is for the Basic Early Registration ONLY. The application for the National meeting needs to be received sixty (60) days prior to the meeting so that the early rate may be applied. If after that date, you will receive the early rate only.
  • DelMarVa conference in the spring:Applications need to be submitted thirty (30) days prior to the meeting.
  • ACG/ VGS/ODSGNA meeting in September: Applications need to be submitted thirty (30) days prior to the meeting.
  • CGRN certification examination: This scholarship is for the ($) dollar amount (early registration fee) to take the examination. Reimbursement will be for successful completion ONLY.
  • Certified Flexible Endoscopy Reprocessor (CFER): Techs may be awarded scholarships for successfully completing a certification in GI Scope Reprocessing.
  • SGNA/ODSGNA membership dues: One (1) may be awarded per year.



You may be eligible for an Old SGNA Scholarship if:

1. You have been a member of SGNA for two or more years (as of January 1st , of this year).

Please note that one (1) scholarship is allowed per person in a two (2) year period. 

2. You must currently be employed as a caregiver in gastroenterology.

3. You must actively support the goals and philosophy of SGNA.


Download the Scholarship Form