Partnership creates IUPUI biomedical engineering technology scholarship

  • Nov. 26, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

INDAIANAPOLIS -- The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has announced a scholarship opportunity for associate degree graduates from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

Graduates of the Biomedical Equipment and Information Systems Technology Associate Degree program who attend IUPUI full time to pursue a bachelor’s degree with a major in biomedical engineering technology may be eligible to receive $4,000 per semester. An existing transfer agreement offers seamless transferability between the associate and the bachelor’s degrees for these students. 

The discipline that supports the safe and effective use of technology in patient care demands high-quality graduates to work in hospitals and other clinical settings. This partnership between the Cincinnati State program and IUPUI will promote continued degree achievement and enhance professional development opportunities.

“IUPUI is pleased to invest in the future leaders in the field of health care technology management,” said Barbara Christe, director of the biomedical engineering technology program at IUPUI. “This scholarship is an excellent opportunity for us to support continued academic achievement for the discipline.”

As vice chairman of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Board of Directors, Steve Yelton knows the important role of continuing education and degree achievement. “The scholarship offers my students opportunities to earn a Purdue University bachelor’s degree and contribute to the discipline in unique ways,” said Yelton, a professor at Cincinnati State.

Interested students and those looking for scholarship criteria should contact Christe at bchrist2@iupui.edu.

Richard Schneider