NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY:
requires the Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy to promulgate
administrative regulations to administer and enforce KRS Chapter 311B and
designate funds for scholarships, program development, or continued education.
311B.130 appropriates that moneys collected
shall be used for the payment of operational expenses incurred in fulfilling
the board's duties as described in KRS Chapter 311B and administrative
regulation. This administrative regulation implements the Kentucky Medical
Imaging and Radiation Therapy Scholarship and Continuing Education Fund and
establishes the requirements relating to the program.
To be eligible for the scholarship, an
applicant shall submit:
(a) A completed and
signed application, KBMIRT Form 10;
(b) A current resume or curriculum
(c) Three (3) letters of
transcripts from highest level of education achieved; and
(e) A written statement describing
applicant's professional goals, not to exceed 250 words.
(2) In addition to items listed in subsection
1(1)(a) through (e) of this Section, an individual seeking scholarship for a
non-degree program, such as structured education or limited x-ray machine
operator program, shall also submit a document describing the financial
obligations required of the program.
(3) Applications shall be accepted from
January 1 through April 1 annually.
Criteria for Awards.
The board shall consider the following
criteria in evaluating an application:
Resident of Kentucky or employed in Kentucky;
(b) Potential for academic success as
determined by the high school, vocational school, college, or university grade
point average for whichever institution the applicant most recently
(c) Previous healthcare
experience, either paid or volunteer, for each year in which service is
statement of professional goals.
The applicant shall be considered
ineligible for award if the application is:
(a) Postmarked after April 1;
(b) Deemed incomplete; or
(c) Submitted for a medical imaging modality
not recognized by the board.
Procedure for Disbursement of
(1) The board shall be notified by the
board's fiscal officer as to the current fund balance prior to making an award.
The amount of award shall be determined by the board and shall not exceed $1500
annually per recipient.
Disbursement of funds shall be made directly to the recipient.
Each educational institution in which a
student receiving a medical imaging, radiation therapy, or limited x-ray
machine operator scholarship award is enrolled shall certify to the board no
later than thirty (30) days from the beginning of each semester on KBMIRT Form
11, that the recipient:
(a) Has enrolled;
(b) Is in good standing in the
medical imaging, radiation therapy, or limited x-ray machine operator
recipient receiving award for continued education, the recipient shall provide:
(a) A confirmation of enrollment into
structured education course; and
(b) An approval letter from clinical
4. Disbursement Contract and Promissory Note. Prior to
disbursement of initial funds, the recipient shall sign a notarized KBMIRT Form
12 and KBMIRT Form 13.
Repayment and Deferral.
A recipient shall
immediately become liable to the board to pay the sum of all scholarships
received and the accrued interest on the scholarships if the recipient fails to
(a) Medical imaging, radiation
therapy, or limited x-ray machine operator program in which the individual is
enrolled within the time specified by the program;
(b) Structured education course or clinical
requirements required to qualify for the post-primary certification within the
time specified by the ARRT or NMTCB; or
(c) Required employment as specified in the
contract, KBMIRT Form 12.
Written notification of demand for
repayment shall be sent by the board to the scholarship recipient's last known
address and shall be effective upon mailing.
(a) The board may agree to accept repayment
in installments in accordance with a schedule established by the
(b) Payments shall first be
applied to interest and then to principal on the earliest unpaid
may be deferred in the case of instances such as disability, major illness,
accident, or if an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States
that prevents a recipient from completing a program or being employed as a
medical imaging technologist, radiation therapist, or limited x-ray machine
operator in Kentucky. Request for deferment requires completion of KBMIRT Form
14 and a physician's statement, or form DD-214, or other proof of active
(4) A student
enrolled in a program may defer repayment if the student fails to achieve
successful academic progression. Request for deferral requires completion of
KBMIRT Form 14 and a certified official transcript.
(1) Verification of employment as a medical
imaging technologist, radiation therapist, or limited x-ray machine operator in
Kentucky pursuant to the contract, KBMIRT Form 12 shall be submitted to the
board when the recipient's employment commitment begins and when it is
completed. A termination of employment prior to completion shall be reported to
the board within thirty (30) days by the employer and the recipient.
(2) A recipient shall notify the board of a
change of name or address or enrollment status in school immediately and within
thirty (30) days of change.
Incorporation by Reference.
The following material is incorporated by
(a) KBMIRT Form 10, "Scholarship
Application - Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Scholarship and Continuing
Education Fund ", March 2020;
KBMIRT Form 11, "Scholarship Application - Verification of Student Status",
(c) KBMIRT Form 12,
"Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Scholarship and Continuing Education
Fund Contract", March 2020;
KBMIRT Form 13, "Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Scholarship and
Continuing Education Fund Promissory Note", March 2020; and
(e) KBMIRT Form 14, "Medical Imaging and
Radiation Therapy Scholarship and Continuing Education Fund Request for
Deferment", August 2020.
(2) This material may be inspected, copied,
or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Board of Medical
Imaging and Radiation Therapy, 125 Holmes Street, Suite 320, Frankfort,
Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.