Additional Information for Wound Care Industry Professionals

ABWM Foundation Scholarship

In an effort to further increase accessibility to certification, the ABWM Foundation offers scholarships to cover the cost of a candidate’s initial certification examination fee for exams offered by the American Board of Wound Management (CWCA®, CWS®, CWSP®).  Up to 10 certification exam scholarships will be offered annually, and applications will be reviewed by the ABWM Foundation Board of Trustees during their board meetings.    


  • To be Reviewed on January 18, 2023: Submit by  January 10, 2023
  • To be Reviewed on April 12, 2023: Submit by April 4, 2023
  • To be Reviewed on July 18, 2023: Submit by June 11, 2022
  • To be Reviewed in October 20, 2023: Submit by October 12, 2023


  • Scholarships are open to candidates meeting the eligibility criteria for certification set forth by the American Board of Wound Management.
  • Scholarships are only available to first-time candidates.  Scholarships will not be available for retesting, rescheduling, or re-certifying candidates.
  • A copy of the candidate’s most recent tax return will be required with application.


Please click here to download your copy of the ABWM Foundation Scholarship Application


Harold L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

The ABWM Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Harold L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship made possible through the generous support of the Save A Leg, Save A Life Foundation. The Harold L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship will be given to health care providers who need financial support to earn wound certification through the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM), as a Certified Wound Care Associate™ (CWCA®), Certified Wound Specialist® (CWS®) or Certified Wound Specialist Physician® (CWSP®).   Candidates for this scholarship must demonstrate the highest character and the desire to serve others through a history of volunteerism. Preference will be given to those who have served honorably in the Armed Forces. Learn more here.

Special Thanks to

Please click here to download your copy of the Harold Johnson L. Memorial Scholarship Application


Wound Care Learning Network

The Wound Care Learning Network aims to improve patient outcomes through news and education by providing access to articles from industry journals, news, highlights from wound care meetings, and CME, including leading brands such as SAWCWCPCWOUNDS, and Wound Management & Prevention.



The Kestrel Wound Product Sourceboook features an expanded product directory, blogs by industry thought-leaders, and additional educational resources including white papers, event guides, wound condition reference centers, and more.  WoundSource is the leading reference for unbiased, clinically-reviewed product information in wound care.


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