BRPT Announces Its 2024 CCSH Educational Grant Winners

Arlington, VA – May 7, 2024 – Today, the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) announced the winners of its 2024 CCSH Educational Grant for RPSGTs who are interested in pursuing the CCSH credential through Pathway 3. Ten RPSGTs were selected out of nearly 25 applications.

“We thoroughly enjoyed reviewing the applications and personal essays eloquently describing applicants’ reasons for earning the CCSH credential and furthering their careers in sleep,” said BRPT Board member and Chair of the Scholarship committee, Michelle DiMaria, BS, RRT, RPSGT.

The application window was open from February 1 through February 29, 2024. The BRPT’s Scholarship Committee reviewed all applications through a carefully crafted rubric to determine the best qualified applicants.

BRPT congratulates the following 2024 recipients of the CCSH Educational Grant:

Janine Belnap (Utah), Ellery Burks (Kentucky), Michael Chick (West Virginia), Justin Collins (Texas), Dominesha Garth (New York), Kristine Ingersoll (Tennessee), Erica Mathewson (Virginia), Sheila Mae Morte (England), Cheryl Sefraoui (Texas) and Nicole Serrano (Delaware).

Each CCSH Educational Grant will cover up to, but not to exceed, $250 of the registration cost for an approved in-person conference or the cost to complete online modules for any approved CCSH educational program, such as the AAST CCSH Designated STAR Education Program, the AASM A-STEP CCSH Education Program, the Academy of Sleep and Wellness Program, and the Collin College Continuing Education Health Sciences Program and the Academy of Sleep Wake Science CCSH Exam Preparatory course.

About The BRPT
The BRPT develops and administers credentialing exams for polysomnographic technologists and technicians. The RPSGT is respected worldwide as the leading credential for polysomnographic technologists. Since the first credentialing exam administration in 1979, BRPT has credentialed nearly 25,000 RPSGTs worldwide. In May 2014, BRPT launched the Certification In Clinical Sleep Health (CCSH) examination for healthcare providers specializing in sleep medicine who work directly with sleep medicine patients, families and practitioners for patient care management, improved outcomes, and sleep health education and advocacy for patients and the community.

The BRPT is an independent, non-profit certification board that cultivates the highest professional and ethical standards for polysomnographic technologists. In addition to administering the RPSGT, CPSGT, and CCSH exams in the United States and internationally, the BRPT also maintains the RPSGT registry and CPSGT roster. In addition, the BRPT provides its Continuing Sleep Technology Education (CSTE) Program for educational providers seeking continuing education credits for their offerings. For more information, please visit

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