The mission of the International Alliance of Wound Care Scholarship Foundation (IAWCSF) is to support the community across the wound healing continuum by enabling advanced education and certification thereby enhancing opportunities to health care professionals who are looking to serve this portion of the population. Scholarship applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Scholarship applications are accepted by healthcare providers worldwide. There are no residency restrictions to apply. Selected scholarship recipients are awarded funding which must be used to complete advanced education specific to wound care, and additionally a certification in wound care. Scholarships may be in varying amounts depending on the cost of the education course and certification chosen. Scholarships will not exceed $1500.00 per recipient. The scholarship will be paid directly to the education provider chosen by the recipient and the certifying body for the Wound Care Certified credential, the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy (NAWCO).