Scholarships and Resources for Wound Care Industry Professionals

Our Scholarships

To enhance accessibility to certification, the ABWM Foundation provides scholarships that cover the initial certification examination fee for exams offered by the American Board of Wound Management (CWCA®, CWS®, CWSP®). Our scholarship offerings include the ABWM Foundation Scholarship and the Harold L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship. Details regarding eligibility criteria and submission periods are outlined below.

Annually, we offer up to 10 certification exam scholarships, and the ABWM Foundation Board of Trustees conducts thorough reviews of applications during their board meetings.


  • To be Reviewed on February 7, 2024: Submit by  January 31, 2024
  • To be Reviewed on May 29, 2024: Submit by  May 17, 2024
  • To be Reviewed on August 14, 2024: Submit by  August 1, 2024


  • 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 re-testing, re-scheduling, or re-certifying candidates.
  • A copy of the candidate’s most recent tax return will be required with application.

ABWM Foundation Scholarship

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


Harold L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

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

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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 Sourcebook 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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