Apply today to one of SHEA’s Open Scholarships and Career Recognition Awards presented at IDWeek 2018. Details are below. If you have any questions, please email You can only win if you apply!

SHEA Career Recognition Awards Presented at IDWeek 2018

Get recognized for your commitment to SHEA and the field during IDWeek 2018. SHEA is now accepting applications for SHEA Career Recognition Awards based on applications sent to the SHEA Awards committee. The application process for all SHEA Career Recognition Awards at IDWeek 2018 closes May 4, 2018. Submit all award materials or questions to Information on how to apply is available at  Available Awards:

  • SHEA Mentor Scholar
  • SHEA Senior Scholarship Award
  • SHEA Pediatric Scholarship Award
  • SHEA Mid Career Scholarship Award
  • SHEA International Scholarship Award 
  • SHEA Advanced Practice IP Award
  • SHEA Antibiotic Stewardship Scholarship Award

Open Scholarships

SHEA Open Scholarships "Race Against Resistance" Education Scholarships

The SHEA "Race Against Resistance" Education Scholarships were established by the SHEA Education and Research Foundation (SHEAERF) to promote antibiotic stewardship training and education. These scholarships will be awarded to practioners new to Antibiotic Stewardship interested in learning how to create, lead and research antibiotic stewardship in order to achieve better patient outcomes. SHEA established this scholarship thanks to the dedication of SHEA members who committed to “Race Against Resistance” and fundraise on behalf of the SHEAERF. Each scholarship recipient will receive a complimentary registration to a SHEA course of their choice on antibiotic stewardship as well as a $500 travel stipend. Applications are due May 5, 2018.

Judene Bartley Advocacy in Action Scholarship

The Judene Bartley Advocacy in Action Scholarship established by APIC and SHEA to enhance training and application of public policy advocacy skills of outstanding members of the respective societies. APIC and SHEA established this scholarship in the memory of Judene M. Bartley, MS, MPH, CIC, a teacher, researcher, and passionate advocate in the field who dedicated her career to improving the delivery of healthcare through infection prevention and advancing the science of patient safety and quality improvement. Up to 2 awardees of the Judene Bartley Advocacy in Action Scholarship (one selected by each organization) will receive a scholarship of $1,500 to support attendance at a conference, training course, or academic course aimed at developing skill in advocacy strategies and widening the attendee’s knowledge of legislative and regulatory policy issues affecting the field of infection prevention and/or hospital epidemiology. Applications are due May 18, 2018.