Maynard F. Lipe Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship Award: $1800 plus $600 allowance toward airfare to the convention, 3 nights hotel, and convention registration.
About Maynard F. Lipe
|NAME:||F. Maynard Lipe Scholarship Award|
|PURPOSE:||The purpose of the F. Maynard Lipe Scholarship Award will be to provide financial assistance to the candidate enrolled in a PG Orthopedic program leading to Diplomate status or the Masters Degree Program leading to a Health Science Degree in Orthopedics.|
|BASIC REQUIREMENTS:||Honorable DC enrolled in a Postgraduate Orthopedics program leading to diplomate status or the Masters Degree Program leading to a Health Science Degree in Orthopedics.|
|AWARD AMOUNT:||The award offered to the winner of the Lipe scholarship for 2018 is $1800, $600 allowance for airfare, 3 nights hotel and conference registration and is open to any applicant engaged in a Post Graduate course leading to Diplomate status or a Masters Degree Program leading to a Health Science Degree in Orthopedics/musculoskeletal management.|
|SELECTION PROCESS:||By appointed panel consisting of 4 doctors who are Chiropractic Diplomates and members in good Standing with the ACCO. One of the members shall be appointed by the executive board as the Scholarship Committee Chairman. He/She will oversee the activities of the committee and report directly to the Executive Board.|
|NOTIFICATION:||The recipient of the award will be announced at the annual ACCO Convention with monies forwarded to the winner. The article will be published in the JACCO.|
|ADDITIONAL:||When possible the winner shall be a guest of the ACCO Convention. His/Her convention fee is given gratis. The person should be physically present to accept the award in the presence of his/her peers. A plaque signifying him/her as the winner of the F. Maynard Lipe Scholarship Award for the current year would be presented to him/her at that time.|
|GENERAL GUIDELINES:||A) All CCE approved schools who present PG courses in Orthopedics will be eligible to participate.|
A) The candidate must be enrolled in a CCE approved College of Chiropractic Post-Graduate Orthopedics course leading to Diplomate or the Masters Degree Program leading to a Health Science Degree in Orthopedics.
B) A career objective to specialize in Chiropractic Orthopedics.
A) Each candidate meeting the basic eligibility requirements must submit an Application of intent to participate in the award selection process to the executive board of the ACCO no later than November 30 annually for final selection. With the application of intent, the candidate should Include the following.
1) A letter of recommendation from the orthopedic course instructor/director of the program.
B) Upon receipt of the above information, a file will be started.
C) Final submission of your article must be made no later than December 31 annually to the Scholarship Committee Chairman of the ACCO. Included with the copies of your article, must be a letter authorizing the ACCO to print or publish your article as submitted, all, or in part, in the JACCO or other publications, and authorizing the ACCO to alter, or edit, the article as size and space dictates.
D) The ACCO Scholarship Committee Chairman will distribute the “ clean” copies to the committee for evaluation. The “ identified” copy will remain in the candidates file, and the committee will have no knowledge of the candidate's identity.
E) After review and committee concurrence, the chairman of the committee will meet with the ACCO Executive Board with the committee recommendations.
F) The Awards Committee Chairman (Immediate Past President) will notify the convention committee and coordinate the award ceremony with them, as well as prepare the plaque, contacting the winner, correlating activities such as whether the person can attend the convention, etc, and organizing the awards presentation.
G) In the case of a tie, the student's file will be opened to the Scholarship Award Chairman, and the material there in used by him / her and the executive committee to make the final selection on a just and responsible basis. If monies exist, a double scholarship may be given, one to each candidate.
H) Final selection of the committee, or in case of a tie, by the chairman and executive board, shall be based on excellence of the work as the primary criteria.
A) The student shall submit an article on a subject current to Chiropractic Orthopedics as decided by the Scholarship Awards Committee and approved by the ACCO executive board. This article should focus on the compete chiropractic management of an orthopedically related clinical problem from initial diagnosis through treatment and long-term management, if applicable.
B) The article shall be 1,000 to 2,500 words in length.
C) It shall be doubled-spaced on white 8 -1/2 x 11 inch paper.
D) Six copies will be submitted to the Secretary of the Executive Board. Five will be “clean”, i.c. , having no identification as to the author or college. One will be submitted with full identification.
E) The articles shall be structured professionally.
F) A letter of authorization allowing full use of the article submitted to the ACCO should the article/copies.
|OF FURTHUR NOTE:||G) A winner of the F. Maynard Lipe Scholarship Award is not restricted from entering an appropriate article for future award selections as long as all criteria are met.|