Foundation Scholarships

To help advance patient safety, the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) created the HSPA Foundation, the Association's 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization. The HSPA Foundation's primary mission is to provide valuable education and support to Sterile Processing professionals through educational initiatives, research, scholarships, professional development grants, and awards.


Here are just some of the ways the HSPA Foundation will assist Sterile Processing (SP) professionals and the SP discipline at large:

  • Providing professional development grants for SP professionals to attend the HSPA Annual Conference
  • Providing scholarships for SP professionals to obtain CRCST, CIS and CHL certifications
  • Developing patient safety training tools, webinars and seminars
  • Funding industry research to improve patient safety, infection prevention and SP-related practices

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This commitment to advancing Sterile Processing (SP) knowledge, skill sets and professionalism is why over 40,000 members and certification holders rely on HSPA to keep them sharp, focused and abreast of the very latest standards, best practices and technological advancements impacting the SP profession.

Certificants & Members
Certifications Offered
Years of Experience
Accepted in all U.S. States & Abroad