Purdue University Scholarship


Purdue University is offering two scholarships for correspondence courses. The purpose of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to individuals who wish to continue their educational and individual growth and prepare for either the CRCST or CHL certification.

Two categories have been established for these awards:

  1. Sterile Processing Department Technicians
  2. Sterile Processing Department Managers/Supervisors

One recipient in each category will receive free registration and all course materials for the respective Purdue/HSPA non-credit correspondence course (these scholarships are nontransferable, and all course requirements must be met for successful completion).


Applications are currently being accepted through February 26, 2024.



Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria from the completed application, personal essay, and letter of reference from an immediate supervisor.

  1. Financial need
  2. Interest in pursuing educational and individual growth goals
  3. Participation in activities (Association, hospital department, community)
  4. Years of service in Sterile Processing

Applicants must complete the approved application and send it, along with their personal essay and a letter of reference to:

Purdue University Online Sterile Processing Awards
Purdue University Young Hall, Room 405
155 S. Grant St. West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114


Questions? Please contact Thaddaeus Blossom: tblossom@purdue.edu