CIP Scholarship

Felix Gyi Memorial CIP<sup>®</sup> Scholarship

Felix Gyi Memorial CIP® Scholarship

PRIM&R established the Felix Gyi Memorial CIP® Scholarship to assist IRB professionals interested in earning the Certified IRB Professional (CIP®) credential. This initiative provides scholarships to cover the fees associated with both sitting for the exam and applying for recertification of the credential. This Scholarship is established in memory of Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, a founder of the CIP credential and longtime leader in PRIM&R’s research ethics community, who passed away in 2014.

How to Apply

The Felix Gyi Memorial CIP Scholarships are available to IRB professionals who:

  • Meet the criteria for sitting for the CIP exam and/or applying for recertification of the CIP credential and who are approved for the exam and recertification by the Council for Certification of IRB Professionals;
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance to cover the exam and/or recertification fees, as explained in the scholarship application materials; and
  • Complete the scholarship application, submitting it to PRIM&R according to the application guidelines.

Visit our CIP exam page to learn more about the exam and current exam application deadlines.

Note: All scholarship decisions are announced in time for scholars to register for their exams.

Questions about the Felix Gyi Memorial CIP Scholarships can be directed via email to

How to Donate

PRIM&R's scholarship programs are supported by the PRIM&R General Fund. Donations can be made through PRIM&R's online store (via credit card or check). Checks should be made payable to PRIM&R (with "PRIM&R General Fund" in the memo field) and mailed to P.O. Box 845203, Boston, MA 02284-5203. PRIM&R is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. All donations to PRIM&R are tax-deductible under US tax regulations. PRIM&R's tax identification number is 04-2583057.