Sharps Compliance has announced the essay topic for its Spring 2021 scholarship contest. This semester’s topic discusses medical waste regulations after COVID-19. Applicants must write an essay and submit it with an application by mail or email.
U.S. or Canadian citizens who have been accepted to or currently enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited university for the Spring 2021 semester in healthcare-related studies are eligible. First, second, and third place winners will be awarded $1,500, $1,000, and $750, respectively.
Topic: Post-COVID Medical Waste Regulations
Discuss the future implications for the regulated medical waste industry in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Relying on epidemiological projections from reputable sources, explore what the future looks like for the regulated medical waste industry. Frame your commentary within a holistic perspective, taking into consideration what an endemic disease to the U.S. means for wastes generated from preventatives (vaccines), therapeutics (medicines), as well as patient care.
Below are important dates to remember:
Accepting essays beginning: October 19, 2020
Entry deadline: November 30, 2020
Winners will be announced: December 8, 2020
For more information on how to enter, visit our Scholarship page.