Bench to Bedside $500 Prototyping Funds Reimbursement
Welcome to the Bench to Bedside reimbursement process! We are excited to have you. The most important thing we can impart on you, REMEMBER YOUR TEAM NUMBER! Below is an overview of the Bench to Bedside process to use your $500 prototyping funds.
Bench to Bedside $500 Prototyping Fund
Each team, when they sign up, is allotted $500 for development of their device or idea. Below are the steps to use your funds.
Prototyping funds are available to ALL Bench to Bedside teams registered for the current competition year only (October-April). This means teams cannot attempt to collect prototyping funds from previous years. THEY EXPIRE AFTER THE COMPETITION, so use them up!
- Prototyping funds are reimbursed after you have made the purchase.
- You cannot pay yourself.
- The individual who paid for the items must be the one who submits the reimbursement with their information.
- If you have more than one receipt, please submit one reimbursement and attach all receipts.
- Keep track of all receipts and submit ORIGINAL receipts within 30 days. Online orders must also have proof of shipping (Packing slip, website shows 'shipped').
- All funds are subject to approval – electronics MUST be approved before purchase.
- Food items for Bench to Bedside teams will not qualify for reimbursement.
- Average turnaround time for reimbursements is 15-20 business days.
Steps to submit for purchase:
Use this form to submit reimbursement for funds you have spent to pay for prototyping your device or idea.
- Complete the form on the Reimbursement page.
- Attach all ORIGINAL receipts to this form. If you have purchased online, you will also need a proof of the item being received (packing slip or Shipping label) DO NOT THROW AWAY RECEIPTS UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED YOUR REIMBURSEMENT.
- SUBMIT within 30 days of purchase.