- At least two members of the laboratory staff must meet NSH membership qualifications
- Must complete and submit the application form
- Applicants must submit proof of required certification for at least two members of the laboratory staff
- Applicants must submit an up to date curriculum vitae for the same members of the laboratory staff
- Applicants must submit a confidential written evaluation of the laboratory by the laboratory director and/or pathologist as to the laboratory's suitability as the recipient of this award and the educational value of the institution
- Applicants must submit plans for utilization of the grant
- Only complete application packages received by the closing date will be considered
Anyone who has received the Biocare Medical Excellence in Patient Care Award within the last 5 years is ineligible for this award.