Scholarship Opportunities

Healthcare Scholarship Opportunities

Aspen Institute - William Randolph Hearst Scholarship For Minority Students

Eligibility

Applicants must be Latino, Native American, Asian, or  African American; Scholarship is open to students of any major.

Description

The William Randolph Hearst Scholarship seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues relating to philanthropy, volunteerism,  and non-profit organizations.  Awards are nonrenewable.

Contact Information

The Aspen Institute

Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation

One Dupont Circle, Suite 700

Washington, DC, 20036

PHONE:  (202) 736-2500

WEBSITE: www.aspeninstitute.org

American School Health Association (ASHA) Scholarship

Eligibility

Be a junior, senior or graduate student enrolled full-time at an institution of higher education; Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0  scale; Have a declared major related to one of the following areas of specializations:  School Health  Education, School Nursing, or Pediatric or Adolescent Medicine or Dentistry.  Other school health specializations (nutrition, counseling, etc.) will be considered only if the application is accompanied by a letter from the student's academic advisor written on official letterhead and stating the academic  program’s relationship to school health; Have not received an ASHA scholarship in the past.

Description

ASHA awards three scholarships of $500 annually, one each  to students specializing in school health education, school nursing, and  pediatric or adolescent medicine or dentistry

Contact Information

ASHA National Office
7263 State Route 43, PO BOX 708
Kent, OH 44240
PHONE: (330) 678-1601
FAX (330) 678-4526
WEBSITE: www.ashaweb.org

Association Of Schools Of Allied Health Professions

Eligibility

Must be enrolled in a college or school that is a member of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions. Must have completed at least one term at that institution. Must be enrolled in a career entry-level, degree-granting program.

Description         

The purpose of the scholarship program is to recognize outstanding students in the allied health professions who are achieving excellence in their academic programs and have significant potential to assume future leadership roles in the allied health professions. The selected student  will receive a $1,000 scholarship

 

Contact Information

4400 Jenifer Street, NW, Suite 333
Washington, DC 20015
PHONE: (202) 237-6481
EMAIL: asahp@asahp.org
WEBSITE: www.asahp.org

Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Memorial Foundation

Eligibility

Be a high school senior or college freshman; Write a brief autobiography of their activities relating to nuclear disarmament, conflict resolution, or community service; Describe his or her plan for contributing to a healthy planet; Provide information on his or her school and community activities; Include two letters of recommendation; There are no grade point or age requirements, and students from any country may apply.

Description         

Plan to award at least one $500 scholarship. 

 

Contact Information

Wiedner & Vandercook M.S.F.
301 Redbud Way
Nevada City, CA  95959
PHONE: (530) 265-3887
WEBSITE: www.grandmothersforpeace.org

Boettcher Foundation

Eligibility

Applicants must meet these requirements to be considered: Rank in the top 5% of their graduating class or the top 2 students in classes under 40; Score 1200 or higher on the SAT reading and math sections combined - or - 27 or higher on the ACT; Colorado Resident; U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States; High School Senior.

Description         

Full tuition and fees at any of the following Colorado schools: Adams State College, Colorado Christian University, Colorado College, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Fort Lewis College, Johnson, and Wales University, Mesa State College, Metropolitan State University, Regis University, the University of Colorado at Boulder/Colorado Springs/Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, Western State College. In addition to receiving full tuition, fees, books, and a living stipend, Boettcher Scholars are also provided with events and programming that will enhance the Scholarship with unforgettable life experiences.

 

Contact Information

Boettcher Foundation
600 Seventeenth St, Suite 2210
South Denver, CO  80202-5422
PHONE: (303)534.1937, (800) 323-9640
EMAIL: grants@BoettcherFoundation.org, scholarships@BoettcherFoundation.org, 
info@BoettcherFoundation.org

WEBSITE: www.boettcherfoundation.org

Bureau Of Health Professions, Us Department Of Health And Human Services

Eligibility

Varies-go to website for more information

Description         

Student Assistance Programs: Scholarships and Loans; Loan Repayment Programs; Health Education
Assistance Loan Program; HRSA Campus-Based Programs Administrative Tools

 

Contact Information

WEBSITE: http://bhpr.hrsa.gov

Chevrolet Excellence In Education Scholarship

Eligibility

Scholarships are awarded based on academic success, work experience, extracurricular activities, and
community service; Applicants must be high school graduates with a GPA of 3.2 or better.

Description         

Various awards available.

 

Contact Information

N/A

Coca-Cola Scholars

Eligibility

Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States; students of all majors are eligible to apply.

Description         

The Coca-Cola scholarships assist students complete a college education. Awards range from $4,000 to $20,000.

 

Contact Information

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 442
Atlanta, GA 30301-0442
Phone: (800) 306-2653
FAX (404) 733-5439
WEBSITE: www.thecoca-colacompany.com/contactus/students.html

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Scholarships

Eligibility

GED or HS Diploma; Migrant/Seasonal Farm Worker Background; US Citizen or Permanent Legal Residency; Plan to obtain 4-yr degree (BS/BA) in a CAMP Campus within the states of CA, CO, GA, FL, ID, KS, MI, MS, MO, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, PR, TX, WA, WI; Other items may be evaluated by each individual CAMP campus.

Description         

Scholarships vary – inquire within each individual CAMP. $750 - $4000 – Will depend on applicant’s individual unmet need and individual grant.

 

Contact Information

BUENO CAMP
3100 Marine St, 247 UCB
Boulder, CO  80309-0247
PHONE:  (303) 492-6043,  (303) 857-4022, x 4317
WEBSITE: http://buenocenter.org

Colorado Community Health Network

Eligibility

Qualified health professionals serving underserved areas in Colorado.

Description         

The goal of CCHN’s program is to assist Colorado’s Community Health Centers in training high-achieving,
entry-level staff to become allied health professionals or clinical support staff. Scholarships up to $3,000.00 are provided to qualifying individuals seeking health professions support staff positions: dental assistant, dental hygienist, lab technician, licensed practical nurse, medical assistant, nursing aide, registered nurse, pharmacy technician, phlebotomist, ultrasound technician, and x-ray technician (please note that this is not an exhaustive list; however, CCHN cannot issue scholarships for positions higher than a registered nurse).

 

Contact Information

PHONE: 303-861-5165
WEBSITE: http://www.cchn.org

Colorado Educational Services And Development Association (CESDA) Diversity Scholarship

Eligibility

Applicant must be a first generation student, or member of an underrepresented ethnic or racial minority, and/or show financial need; must be a resident of Colorado.

Description         

The State of Colorado funds a number of different scholarships. The majority of scholarships are administered by colleges and universities that participate in the state-aid programs. It is recommended that you contact the Financial Aid Office of the college or university for which you are applying directly to.
The CESDA Diversity Scholarship have given out over $20,000 dollars to underrepresented, economically and disadvantaged students from various high schools throughout the State of Colorado.

 

Contact Information

CESDA Scholarship Committee
PO Box 40214
Denver, CO 80204
PHONE:  (303) 797-5657
WEBSITE: http://www.cesda.org

Colorado Rural Health Center

Eligibility

Only rural facilities and communities are eligible to apply. By “rural” for this program, we mean outside of one of Colorado’s 17 metropolitan counties. The Board of Directors will occasionally consider compelling applications from smaller, isolated communities within the larger metropolitan counties.

Description         

Marva Jean Jackson (MJJ) Rural Community Health Scholarships: Small grants that help pay for the training and/or education of a local healthcare provider are available for rural facilities or community groups. CRHC will match, two-to-one, the support provided up to $1000 a year. Awards are made for one year, but applicants can reapply in subsequent years.

 

Contact Information

Cherith Flowerday
PHONE: (303) 996-9698  (303) 832-7493
E-MAIL: info@coruralhealth.org
WEBSITE: http://www.coruralhealth.org

Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarships

Eligibility

Qualified health professionals serving underserved areas in Colorado.

Description         

The goal of CCHN’s program is to assist Colorado’s Community Health Centers in training high-achieving,
entry-level staff to become allied health professionals or clinical support staff. Scholarships up to $3,000.00 are provided to qualifying individuals seeking health professions support staff positions: dental assistant, dental hygienist, lab technician, licensed practical nurse, medical assistant, nursing aide, registered nurse, pharmacy technician, phlebotomist, ultrasound technician, and x-ray technician (please note that this is not an exhaustive list; however, CCHN cannot issue scholarships for positions higher than a registered nurse).

 

Contact Information

PHONE: 303-861-5165
WEBSITE: http://www.cchn.org

Ethnic Minority Scholarship, Hana Scholarship

Eligibility

Minority Methodist students who have been members of the Methodist church for at least one year; Must be US citizens; For students of African-American, Asian, Hispanic, or Native American heritage with a 2.3 GPA or higher.

Description         

Award amount not specified

 

Contact Information

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry Office of Loans and Scholarships
PO Box 871
Nashville, TN 37202

Financial Need/Culturally Disadvantaged Scholarship

Eligibility

Open to all undergraduate and graduate students; Awards are made on the basis of financial or cultural
disadvantages, academic excellence and involvement, community service and a biographical essay.

Description

Scholarships range from $250-$3,000     

   

Contact Information

Scholars Foundation
PO Box 2534
Lafayette, LA 70502-2534
PHONE:  (337) 896-7994

Ford Foundation/National Research Council

Eligibility

Five-year award is open to college seniors and first year graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree. US citizens/nationals may choose any institution in the US.

Description         

Fields: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Epidemiology, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience,
Pharmacology, Physiology, Virology.  Based on ability, academic records, proposed study/research, previous experience,  reference reports and GRE scores. 80 awards annually. See website or contact NRC for an application.
Amount: $ 20,000 stipend + tuition at US institution
Deadline: November 2nd

 

Contact Information

National Research council of the National Academies
500 Fifth St  NW  K576
Washington, DC  20001
PHONE: 202-334-2872
FAX: 202-334-3419
EMAIL: infofell@nas.edu
WEBSITE: www.nationalacademies.org/fellowships

Gates Millennium Scholars

Eligibility

Gates Millennium Scholars must be nominated; Increase the number of Latinos, African-Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Asian Americans enrolling in and completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Description

The Gates Millennium Scholars awards will enable young Americans to attend undergraduate and graduate institutions of their choice and be prepared to assume important roles as leaders in their professions and communities. 

       

Contact Information

Gates Millennium Scholars
PO Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
PHONE: (877) 690-4677
WEBSITE: http://www.gmsp.org

Gates Millennium Scholars

Eligibility

Gates Millennium Scholars must be nominated; Increase the number of Latinos, African-Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Asian Americans enrolling in and completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Description

The Gates Millennium Scholars awards will enable young Americans to attend undergraduate and graduate institutions of their choice and be prepared to assume important roles as leaders in their professions and communities. 

       

Contact Information

Gates Millennium Scholars
PO Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
PHONE: (877) 690-4677
WEBSITE: http://www.gmsp.org

Gates Millennium Scholars

Eligibility

Gates Millennium Scholars must be nominated; Increase the number of Latinos, African-Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Asian Americans enrolling in and completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Description

The Gates Millennium Scholars awards will enable young Americans to attend undergraduate and graduate institutions of their choice and be prepared to assume important roles as leaders in their professions and communities. 

       

Contact Information

Gates Millennium Scholars
PO Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
PHONE: (877) 690-4677
WEBSITE: http://www.gmsp.org

Gates Millennium Scholars

Eligibility

Gates Millennium Scholars must be nominated; Increase the number of Latinos, African-Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Asian Americans enrolling in and completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Description

The Gates Millennium Scholars awards will enable young Americans to attend undergraduate and graduate institutions of their choice and be prepared to assume important roles as leaders in their professions and communities. 

       

Contact Information

Gates Millennium Scholars
PO Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
PHONE: (877) 690-4677
WEBSITE: http://www.gmsp.org

Gates Millennium Scholars

Eligibility

Gates Millennium Scholars must be nominated; Increase the number of Latinos, African-Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Asian Americans enrolling in and completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Description

The Gates Millennium Scholars awards will enable young Americans to attend undergraduate and graduate institutions of their choice and be prepared to assume important roles as leaders in their professions and communities. 

       

Contact Information

Gates Millennium Scholars
PO Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
PHONE: (877) 690-4677
WEBSITE: http://www.gmsp.org

Gates Millennium Scholars

Eligibility

Gates Millennium Scholars must be nominated; Increase the number of Latinos, African-Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Asian Americans enrolling in and completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Description

The Gates Millennium Scholars awards will enable young Americans to attend undergraduate and graduate institutions of their choice and be prepared to assume important roles as leaders in their professions and communities. 

       

Contact Information

Gates Millennium Scholars
PO Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
PHONE: (877) 690-4677
WEBSITE: http://www.gmsp.org

Gates Millennium Scholars

Eligibility

Gates Millennium Scholars must be nominated; Increase the number of Latinos, African-Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Asian Americans enrolling in and completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Description

The Gates Millennium Scholars awards will enable young Americans to attend undergraduate and graduate institutions of their choice and be prepared to assume important roles as leaders in their professions and communities. 

       

Contact Information

Gates Millennium Scholars
PO Box 10500
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
PHONE: (877) 690-4677
WEBSITE: http://www.gmsp.org

Horatio Alger Scholarship Program

Eligibility

Be enrolled full time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the Fall following graduation; Strong commitment to pursue a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution); Critical financial need; Involvement in co-curricular and community activities; Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum grade point average of 2.0); Be a citizen of the United States or be in the process of becoming a U.S. citizen.

Description         

Awards 100 college scholarships of $10,000 to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

 

Contact Information

Horatio Alger Association
99 Canal Center Plaza  Suite 320
Alexandria, VA  22314
PHONE: (703) 684-9444
FAX: (703) 548-3822
WEBSITE: http://www.horatioalger.com/scholarships/index.cfm

Indian Health Services

Eligibility

American Indians and Alaska Natives pursuing preparatory, pre-graduate, and professional programs

Description         

Awards will be made to both full-time and part-time students.  These grants programs are intended to encourage American Indians and Alaska Natives to enter the health professions and to assure the availability of Indian health professionals to serve Indians.

 

Contact Information

IHS Scholarship Program Office
801 Thompson Ave., Suite 120
Rockville, MD  20852
PHONE: (301) 443-6197
FAX: (301) 443-6048
WEBSITE:  www.ihs.gov/JobsCareerDevelop/DHPS/Scholarships/index.cfm

International Order of The King's Daughters And Sons

Eligibility

Must be a US or Canadian citizen; Enrolled full time in an accredited college or university; Either studying
medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical or occupational therapy, or medical technology; Preference given to students having a Christian background.

Description         

Award not specified.

 

Contact Information

International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons
C/O Headquarters Office
34 Vincent Ave. PO Box 1017
Chautauqua, NY 14722-1017
PHONE: (716) 357-4951
FAX : (716) 357-3762

Jackie Robinson Scholarship

Eligibility

High School Seniors accepted to a four year college or university, US citizen, minority student, leadership potential and financial need.

Description         

The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides 4 year college scholarships up to $6,000 annually to a minority high school student to attend the college of their choice.  Deadline is March 15th.

 

Contact Information

The Jackie Robinson Foundation, Scholarship Request
One Hudson Square - 75 Varick St, 2nd Floor
New York, NY  10013-1917
PHONE: (212) 290-8600
FAX: (212) 290-8081
EMAIL: scholarships@jackierobinson.org
WEBSITE: http://www.jackierobinson.org

Kaiser Family Foundation-Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program

Eligibility

U.S. citizen who will a senior or recent graduate of an accredited U.S. college or university, show evidence of academic achievement and will demonstrate the following: Member of a population that is adversely affected by radial or ethnic disparities in health.  Have experience working in or with programs that address health disparities.

Description         

The Scholars Program brings talented African American, Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander college seniors and recent graduates to Washington D.C. where they are placed in Congressional offices and learn about health policy. Scholars receive approximately $7,500 in support.

 

Contact Information

EMAIL: bjscholarsinfo@kff.org
WEBSITE: http://www.kff.org/minorityhealth/bjscholars/index.cfm

Migrant Health Scholarship

Eligibility

Interested students pursuing or continuing their career in the migrant health field and employees or interns at a migrant health center; Individuals with a farm worker background are encouraged to apply (not a requirement).

Description         

Award not specified. Deadline is March 19th.

 

Contact Information

National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc. – Migrant Health Scholarship
1770 FM 967
Buda, TX 78610
PHONE: (512) 312-2700, (800) 531-5120
FAX: (512) 312-2600
WEBSITE: http://www.ncfh.org

Migrant Grant Farm Worker Baccalaureate Scholarship

Eligibility

Recent history of movement for agricultural employment; Scholastic achievement; Financial need; Successful completion of at least one year at an accredited post-secondary institution.

Description         

Depending on financial need, the award will provide up to $2,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years.

 

Contact Information

Migrant Farm Worker Baccalaureate Scholarship Committee
Geneseo Migrant Center
27 Lackawanna Ave
Mt. Morris, NY 14510
Phone: (585) 658-7960, (800) 245-5681
WEBSITE: http://www.migrant.net/scholarships.htm

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

Eligibility

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen attending or enrolled in a fully accredited U.S. medical school, nurse practitioner or nurse-midwifery program, or bachelor's or master's degree physician assistant program; The following disciplines/specialties are accepted: allopathic and osteopathic physicians, dentists, certified nurse-midwives, certified family nurse-practitioners, and physician assistants.

Description         

National Services Corps Scholarships are designed to increase the number of health practitioners in underserved areas.

 

Contact Information

Division of National Health Service Corps
NHSC Scholarship Program
C/O I.O. Solutions
11300 Rockville Pike, Suite 801
Rockville, MD 20852
PHONE: (800) 638-0824, (800) 221-9393
EMAIL: CallCenter@hrsa.gov
WEBSITE: http://www.nhsc.bhpr.hrsa.gov

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Eligibility

US citizen, national, or qualified non-citizen; Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full time student the following academic year at an accredited undergraduate institution; Disadvantaged background; GPA of 3.5 or be within in top 5 percent of his or her class.

Description         

NIH Undergraduate Scholarships will pay up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year; recipients may reapply for additional years (not to exceed 4 scholarship years). Deadline is March 15th.

 

Contact Information

Undergraduate Scholarship Program
2 Center Dr., Room 2E24, MSC 0230
Bethesda, MD 20892-0230
PHONE: (888) 352-3001
FAX: (301) 480-3123
EMAIL: ugsp@nih.gov
WEBSITE: http://ugsp.nih.gov

National Medical Fellowship (NMF) Scholarship

Eligibility

Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are African American, Mexican American, Native American, and mainland Puerto Ricans; academic excellence and leadership among minority students.

Description         

Awards range from $500 to $10,000. Some of the awards are for specialty areas including: surgery, cardiology, urology, substance abuse research and treatment, medical telecommunications technology, pediatrics, community medicine, and HIV/AIDS care and research.

 

Contact Information

National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
Scholarships and Programs
5 Hanover Square, Suite 200
New York, NY  10004
PHONE: (212) 483-8880 ext. 304
EMAIL: NMF1@NMFOnLine.org 
WEBSITE: http://www.nmf-online.org

National Society Daughters of The American Revolution Scholarship Program

Eligibility

At an accredited college or university in the United States; Must be citizens of the United States; Must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter.

Description         

Various awards available.

 

Contact Information

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Committee Services Office
Attn: Scholarships
1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303
WEBSITE: http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

Orphan Foundation of America (OFA) Casey Scholarship Program

Eligibility

Applicants must be under the age of 25 and currently be in foster care or have been in foster care for more than a year at the time of their 18th birthday or high school graduation.

Description         

The program awards between $1,500 and $10,000 a year to students pursuing a two- or four-year degree or vocational training certificate. Deadline is March 31st.

 

Contact Information

Orphan Foundation of America
21351 Gentry Drive, Suite 130
Sterling, VA  20166
PHONE: (571) 203-0270
FAX: (571) 203-0273
EMAIL: scholarships@orphan.org
WEBSITE: http://www.orphan.org/OFACaseyscholarship.html

S. Evelyn Lewis Memorial Scholarship in Medical Health Sciences

Eligibility

Women enrolled in a program on the undergraduate or graduate school level leading to a degree in medicine or health sciences; Proof of enrollment is required.

Description         

Award amount ranges from $500-$1,000.

 

Contact Information

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
1734 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009
PHONE: (202) 387-3103

Tylenol Health Education Scholarships

Eligibility

Those that will be attending an undergraduate or graduate course of study in the Fall of 2003 at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school; Demonstrate leadership in the community and school activities; Intention to major in health related fields.

Description         

Will award ten $10,000 scholarships, 30 $5000 grants, and 150 $1,000 scholarships for higher education.  Deadline is May 14th.

 

Contact Information

Tylenol Scholarship
Citizen's Scholarship Foundation of America, Inc.
1505 Riverview Rd., PO Box 88
St. Peter, MN 56082
PHONE: (800) 537-4180
WEBSITE: http://www.tylenolscholarship.com

United Negro College Fund

Eligibility

College students attending any of the United Negro Fund institutions.

Description         

Fields: Medicine and health care. Scholarships for college students attending any of the United Negro Fund schools and pursuing a career in medicine or related healthcare areas. Must maintain 3.0 GPA and demonstrate participation in community and school activities and financial needs. 10 two-year scholarships provide full tuition; 50 scholarships are for $1,000 each. Many scholarships available.

 

Contact Information

United Negro College Fund
8260 Willows Oaks Corporate Drive
P. O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA  22031-8044
PHONE : (800) 331-2244
WEBSITE: www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarships.asp

USA Funds Access To Education Scholarship

Eligibility

Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents enrolled at least half-time in college and not in default on a student loan.

Description         

Sponsored by USA Funds, is open to financially needy students who are high school seniors, undergraduates, or graduate students. Deadline is February.

 

Contact Information

WEBSITE: http://www.usafunds.org

US Air Force

Eligibility

Be a citizen of the United States. While on scholarship you’ll spend 45 days on active duty in the Air Force and once you graduate you’ll serve active duty: four years for a four-year scholarship and three years for a three year scholarship.

Description         

The Air Force offers scholarships for Healthcare professionals in thr4ee-or-four year periods. This scholarship covers all tuition and required fees, including textbooks, small equipment items, and supplies needed for study. You’ll also receive a monthly allowance of approximately $1,992 for living expenses.

 

Contact Information

WEBSITE: http://www.airforce.com/opportunities/healthcare/education

US Army

Eligibility

Citizen of the United States. Be enrolled in or have a letter of acceptance to an accredited graduate program in the USA or Puerto Rico. Meet eligibility criteria for appointment as a commissioned office in the US Army Reserve. Maintain full-time student status during the entire length of the program.

Description         

The Scholarship Program pays for tuition, books/fees/reimbursables, monthly stipend, army office pay,
promotions. After graduation you’ll be commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Army Reserve. After
graduation and entrance on active duty, you’ll be promoted to Captain. You’ll also receive a monthly non-taxable allowance for your food and housing.

 

Contact Information

U.S, Army Health Care Recruiting Team
Wilkes-Barre Recruiting Office
77 East Market Street, Suite 7000
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
PHONE: (570) 823-9914 or 823-9915
WEBSITE: http://academic.uofs.edu/organization/premed/army.htm  or www.goarmy.com

US Navy

Eligibility

Navy enlistment

Description         

If you’ve already completed training, the Navy can help speed your tuition repayment. If you’re in school or about to start, the Navy has programs to assist you in paying for your education. And once you’re in the Navy, you will receive competitive pay, a culture devoted to continuing training and professional development, and the unparalleled chance to help others and your country.

 

Contact Information

PHONE: (602) 254-3347  ext. 224
WEBSITE: http://www.navy.com

 

General - Hispanic

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Scholarship Awards

Eligibility

Latino students who have a strong commitment toward the Latino community, a history of leadership and public service, and a desire to continue contributing in the future; There is no GPA or major requirement.

Description

Students attending a two-year community college will receive $1,500. Students attending a four-year college or graduate/professional program will receive $5,000. Deadline is April 16th

Contact Information

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
CHCI Scholarship Awards
504 C Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
PHONE: (202) 543-1771 (800) EXCEL-DC
FAX: (202) 546-2143
EMAIL: chci@chci.org
WEBSITE: http://www.chci.org

Daimler Chrysler/Hispanic Association Of Colleges And Universities (HACU) Scholarship Fund

Eligibility

Applicants must be full-time students with at least a 3.0 GPA; Hispanic community college students planning to transfer to four-year institutions and both the community college and the four-year institution must be members of HACU.

Description

The DaimlerChrysler Corporation offers four $2,300 scholarships through the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to Hispanic community.

Contact Information

HACU Scholarship Fund
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400
San Antonio, TX  78229
Phone: (210) 692-3805
FAX (210) 692-0823
EMAIL: hacu@hacu.net
WEBSITE: http://www.hacu.net

"Fulfilling Our Dreams" Scholarship Fund

Eligibility

Central American and other Latino background; Demonstrate financial need; Minimum G.P.A of 2.5; A history of community involvement; Graduating High School students accepted to a four-year university, current undergraduate/graduate/PhD students, transferring students and undocumented students attending a community college.

Description

Awards scholarships to Salvadoran, Central American, and Latino high school and college students. The
scholarships awarded annually range from $500-$2,500.

Contact Information

Salvadorian American Leadership & Educational Fund (SALEF)
ATTN: Scholarship Program Coordinator
1625 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 718
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Phone: (213) 480-1052
WEBSITE: http://www.salef.org

Hispanic Alliance For Career Enhancement Scholarship Program

Eligibility

Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time in an accredited four year institution of higher education pursuing a Bachelor's Degree or above; Applicants must have a grade point average of at least 2.50/4.0 or 3.50/5.0 scale.

Description

Various awards available.

Contact Information

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
100 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606
PHONE: (312) 435-0498
FAX (312) 435-1494
EMAIL: info@hace-usa.org
WEBSITE: http://hace-usa.org/college.htm

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Eligibility

Be of Hispanic heritage (one parent fully Hispanic or each parent half Hispanic); Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7

Description

Offer many various scholarships for Hispanic students.  Deadlines are Feb. 15th and Oct. 15th.

Contact Information

Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Headquarters
55 Second St., Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (877) 473-4636
FAX (415) 808-2302
WEBSITE: http://www.hsf.net

La Unidad Latina Foundation, Inc.

Eligibility

Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to Hispanic students enrolled at community colleges, four-year institutions, and graduate programs.

Description

La Unidad Latina Foundation awards scholarship grants to worthy and needy students for the pursuit of higher education.

Contact Information

La Unidad Latina Foundation
359 Prospect Ave.
Brooklyn, NY  11215
EMAIL: foundation@launidadlatina.org

League Of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)-National Scholarship Fund

Eligibility

Applicants must be of Hispanic descent with a strong academic record. Awards are based on financial need, community involvement, and academic performance.

Description

LULAC offers scholarships for high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students through its
educational counterpart, the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc.

Contact Information

LULAC National Scholarship Fund
2000 L Street NW, Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 835-9646
FAX (202) 835-9685
EMAIL: scholarships@lnesc.org
WEBSITE: http://www.lulac.org

U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)-Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

Eligibility

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents; Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time students in a four-year college or university in the U.S. or U.S. territories; Must demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support; At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry.

Description

The U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute began awarding scholarships in 1994 to assist Latino students in obtaining a college education.

Contact Information

U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute
Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
431 South Dearborn Street, Suite 1203
Chicago, IL 60605-1152
PHONE: (312) 427-8683
EMAIL: USHLI@aol.com
WEBSITE: http://www.ushli.com

Veteran Of Foreign Wars of The U.S. Mexican Ancestry Scholarship

Eligibility

Entering freshmen of Hispanic/Latino ancestry; Minimum of 3.5 GPA

Description

Variable award amount.

Contact Information

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Attn: Emilio Olguin
651 Harrison Road
Monterrey Park, CA 91754
Phone: (818) 288-0498

General - Women

 

Talbot’s Women’s Scholarship

Eligibility

Be women residing in the US; Be women who have earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 1993; Be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full- or part- time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four- year college, university or vocational school-technical school; Be attending in the fall and receiving a degree no earlier than May.

Description

Up to 55 scholarships will be awarded. Five women will each be awarded $10,000 scholarships and fifty women will each be awarded $1,000 scholarships. Awards are one time only and for undergraduate study only.

Contact Information

Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund
Scholarship Management Services, CSFA
1505 Riverview Rd., PO BOX 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082
PHONE: (507) 931-1682
EMAIL: talbotswomen@scholarshipamerica.org
WEBSITE: http://www.talbotsinc.com/brands/talbots/charitable.asp

 

Athletic Training

Ethnic Minority Enhancement Program

Eligibility

This program is for minority students who intend to pursue a career in intercollegiate athletics.

Description

Twenty scholarships are awarded to graduate students on the basis of academic achievement. Each award is valued at $6,000.

Contact Information

National Collegiate Athletic Association
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, ID 46206-6222
PH. (317) 917-6222
WEBSITE: http://www.ncaa.org

 

Biomedical Research

National Institutes Of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Eligibility

Students from disadvantaged backgrounds pursuing careers in biomedical research.

Description

The scholarships pay for tuition and living expenses up to $20,000 per academic year. In return,
recipients are obligated to serve as paid employees in NIH research laboratories during the summer and after graduation. The scholarships are awarded for one year and may be renewed.

Contact Information

Office of Loan Repayment and Scholarship
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program
2 Center Drive, Room 2E24, MSC 0230
Bethesda, MD 20892-0230
PHONE: (888) 352-3001
FAX (301) 480-3123
EMAIL: ugsp@nig.gov
WEBSITE: http://ugsp.nih.gov

 

Dentistry

American Dental Association

Eligibility

Students pursuing careers in dentistry, dental hygiene, dental assisting and dental laboratory technology.

Description

The number of ADA Foundation scholarships awarded is dependent on available funds. Scholarships are awarded to defray school expenses, which include tuition, fees, books, supplies, and living expenses.  Scholarships disbursements are made twice a year in equal payments and sent directly to the student’s financial aid office. The 2nd disbursement is made contingent upon the student’s maintenance of the required grade point average.

Contact Information

PHONE: (312) 440-2763
EMAIL: famularor@ada.org
WEBSITE: http://ada.org/ada/adaf/grants/scholarships.asp

Minority Dental Student Scholarship

Eligibility

Applicants must be entering second year students at the time of application and currently attending or enrolled at a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation; Demonstrate a minimum financial need of $2,500; Cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale.

Description

The maximum annual award for minority dental students is $2,500.

Contact Information

ADHA Institute for Oral Health  - Scholarship Award Program
444 N Michigan Ave. Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60611-3980
PHONE: (312) 440-8904
WEBSITE: http://www.adha.org/institute/scholarship

Hispanic Dental Association And Proctor And Gamble Oral Care

Eligibility

Open to Hispanic students for undergraduate study in above programs.

Description

Fields: Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, and Dental Technician. Based on scholastic achievement, community service, leadership skills and commitment to improving health in the Hispanic community.

Contact Information

Hispanic Dental Association Foundation
3085 Stevenson Dr., Suite 200
Springfield, IL  62703
PHONE: (800)-852-7921
FAX: (217) 529-9120
EMAIL: hispanicdental@hdassoc.org
WEBSITE: www.hdassoc.org

 

Health Care Management

Foster G. Mcgraw Student Scholarship

Eligibility

Member of Student Associate of the American College of Healthcare Executives and are in good standing; Enrolled for full-time study for the upcoming fall term, which is the final year in a healthcare management graduate program; Can demonstrate financial need; U.S. or Canadian citizens; Have not been a previous recipient.

Description

The purpose of the scholarship is to help students better prepare themselves for healthcare management, thereby contributing to improvements in the field. Each scholarship is for $3,500; the number awarded varies from year to year.

Contact Information

Foundation of the American College of Healthcare E
1 North Franklin Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606-3491
PHONE: (312) 424-9400
FAX (312) 424-0023
EMAIL: contact@ache.org
WEBSITE: http://www.ache.org

Mental Health

 

National Association of School Psychologists

Eligibility

Candidate must be a full-time or part-time minority student; a citizen of the U.S.; be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a NASP-approved and/or regionally accredited school psychology program in the U.S. with the aim of becoming a practicing School Psychologist; be in good academic standing; gave a minimum cumulative overall GPS of 3.0; be a member of NASP when a scholarship recipient.

Description

The NASP-ERT MSP annually awards $5,ooo to at least one qualified and select minority graduate student of school psychology. In 2007, they will seek to award five scholarships of $5,000 each.

Contact Information

Manager Special Projects
PHONE: (301) 347-1641
WEBSITE: http://www.nasponline.org

Centennial Mental Health Center Collegiate Scholarship

Eligibility

Must reside in one of the following Colorado counties: Cheyenne, Elbert, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, and Yuma. Must have graduated from High School or GED program; Bust be a United States citizen or a legal immigrant; Intent to complete minimum of a bachelor degree in a mental health related field.

Description

Awards will be two $1,000 per year and ten $500 per year awards, of the ten, one of the $500 scholarships will be awarded to each of the ten counties.

Contact Information

Centennial Mental Health Center
211 West Main Street
Sterling, CO 80751
PHONE:970-522-4549, ext. 279
FAX: 970-522-9544
WEBSITE:  http://www.centennialmhc.org

 

Nursing

Alpha Kappa Chapter At Large

Description

Alpha Kappa Chapter at Large Awards the following scholarships to students in the nursing programs at Regis University and the University of Colorado at Denver and the Health Sciences Center (UCDHSC). Details of specific scholarship award categories and instructions for completing the application are included in the application packet. The deadline for completed applications is: January 15th.

Contact Information

University of Colorado Denver / College of Nursing
ATTN: Marilyn Krajicek
13120 E. 19th Ave.
Mail Stop C-288
Aurora, CO  80045
EMAIL: marilyn.krajicek@uchsc.edu

Regis University
ATTN: Dr. Patricia Cullen, Chair, Student Affairs
3333 Regis Blvd.
Mail Code G-8
Denver, CO  80221
EMAIL: pcullen@regis.edu

Association Of Operating Room Nurses (ADRN) Student Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility

Minimum of a 3.0 GPA is required to apply and must be maintained (Official transcript required); One completed endorsement recommendation form from a current teacher, guidance counselor, advisor, or mentor; Applicant must be in a program leading to initial licensure as an RN.

Description

Award amount not specified.

Contact Information

AORN Foundation/Scholarship Application
2170 S Parker Road, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80231
Phone: (303) 755-6304, (800) 755-2676
EMAIL: foundation@aorn.org
WEBSITE: http://www.aorn.org/AORNFoundation

Breakthrough to Nursing Scholarships And Student Nurses' Association Scholarships

Eligibility

Minority undergraduate students currently enrolled in state approved schools of nursing or pre-nursing associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic masters, and generic doctorate programs are eligible to apply. Funds are not available for graduate study unless it is for a first degree in nursing.

Description

NSNA Foundation awards approximately $120,000 annually. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,500.

Contact Information

National Student Nurses’ Association
ATTN: Lauren Sperle
555 W 57th St. Suite 1327
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 581-2215
EMAIL: nsna@nsna.org
WEBSITE: http://www.nsna.org/FoundationScholarships

Colorado Healthcare Association

Description

This group does 2 scholarships each year for $1000 ea for those currently enrolled in a nursing program.

Contact Information

Yuma District Hospital
ATTN: Director, Employee & Public Relations
1000 W. 8th Ave.
Yuma, CO  80759
PHONE: (970) 848-4602
WEBSITE: www.chahrm.org

Colorado Nurses Association

Description

Colorado Nurses Foundation -- The following three organizations support nursing scholarships - Colorado Nurses Foundation (CNF), Friends of Nursing (FON), and Alpha Kappa Chapter-at-Large, Sigma Theta Tau (STTI). This Colorado Nursing Collaborative Scholarship Application form is a standard application used by all three organizations.

Contact Information

Colorado Nurses Foundation
7400 East Arapahoe Rd #211
Centennial, CO  80112
PHONE: (303) 694-4728
FAX: (303) 694-4869
EMAIL: mail@CNFound.org
WEBSITE: http://www.coloradonursesfoundation.org

Colorado Nurses Association CNA #20

Description

The Colorado Nurses Association CNA #20 will be awarding scholarships in May. The scholarship will be
awarded to a nursing student enrolled in a Colorado School of Nursing.

Contact Information

Norma Tubman
PHONE: (303) 271-5722
WEBSITE: www.nurses-co.org

Colorado Nurses Association DNA #30

Description

Look under “About Us” on our website

Contact Information

Scholarship Coordinator
C/O Colorado Society of Advanced Practice Nurses (DNA 30)
Colorado Nurses Association
Denver, CO  80250-0158
WEBSITE: http://www.csapn.org

Colorado Nurses Foundation

Eligibility

A Colorado resident, accepted as a student in an approved Colorado Nursing Program. Undergraduate
applicants must have a 3.25 grade point average and graduate student applicants must have a 3.5 gpa . with one of the following student status; Junior or Senior level BSN undergraduate student; RN enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program in a school of nursing; student in second year of nursing studies in an associate degree in nursing program; RN with master’s degree in nursing, currently practicing in Colorado and enrolled in a doctoral program; student in second or third year of a Doctorate Nursing Practice (DNP) program

Description

Your scholarship application will be rated on the following: Professional philosophy and goals, dedication to the improvement of patient care in Colorado, demonstrated commitment to nursing, critical thinking skills, and potential for leadership, involvement in community and professional organizations, grade point average, financial need, recommendation of one faculty member, employer/Supervisor recommendation (if not employed, then from another individual)

Contact Information

WEBSITE: http://www.CNFound.org

Discover Nursing

Description

Nursing Scholarship Search. Many scholarships are available for nursing students. Not everyone qualifies for every scholarship. Limit you results by suing search criteria. Follow directions on the website for more information.

Contact Information

WEBSITE: http://www.dicovernursing.com

Ethnic Minority Bachelor's Scholarships

Eligibility

Candidate must demonstrate interest in and commitment to oncology nursing; He or she must be an ethnic minority nurse currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing degree program in an NLN- or CCNE-accredited School of Nursing; Must have a current license to practice as a registered nurse.

Description

The awards are three $2,000 scholarships.

Contact Information

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
125 Enterprise Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15220-2749
PHONE: (412) 921-7373
FAX (412) 928-1762
EMAIL: foundation@ons.org
WEBSITE: http://www.ons.org

Friends of Nursing

Eligibility

Junior level undergraduate student or RN enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree program in a Colorado School of Nursing. For other criteria see website.

Description

The Friends of Nursing (FON) offers scholarships to nursing students studying for their BSN or a higher degree at an NLN accredited Colorado School of Nursing. Application available on the website.

Contact Information

The liason at each participating school must be contacted:
WEBSITE: http://www.friendsofnursing.org

Health Resources and Services Administration

Eligibility

Nursing scholars may be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited baccalaureate, associate degree, or diploma school of nursing.

Description

Determination of which eligible applicants will receive an award is based on a three tier preference scale with the highest preference given to applicants who have greatest financial need, are full-time students, and are completing undergraduate education.  HRSA financial aid programs, including scholarships, loans and loan repayment programs, are listed at the website.  Please visit the Web page and follow the links for more information on programs of interest to you.

Contact Information

WEBSITE: http://www.hrsa.gov/help/healthprofessions.htm

Ina Love Williams Undergraduate Scholarship

Eligibility

Open to nurses (RN, LPN, LVN) pursuing a bachelor's degree. Applicants just have been members of the
Emergency Nurses Association for at least 12 months.

Description

Awards one scholarship in the amount of $2,000.

Contact Information

Emergency Nurses Association Foundation
915 Lee St.
Des Plaines, IL 60016
PHONE: (847) 460-4100
FAX : (847) 460-4005
EMAIL : foundation@ena.org
WEBSITE : http://www.ena.org/foundation

Juanita Robles-Lopez/Pampers Parenting Institute and Proctor Scholarship

Eligibility

This award is presented by the National Association of Hispanic Nurses to a NAHN member pursuing a master's degree in a maternal-child nursing program; Minimum GPA of 3.0.

Description

Awards one scholarship in the amount of $2,000.  Deadline is April 15th.

Contact Information

National Association of Hispanic Nurses
1501 16th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 387-2477
FAX (202) 483-7183
WEBSITE: http://www.thehispanicnurses.org/scholarship

National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship Awards

Eligibility

Academic excellence: minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred; potential for leadership in Nursing; Financial need;
Membership in the National Association of Hispanic Nurses.

Description

There are awards from $500 - $1,000 for Hispanic students who are entering or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing.

Contact Information

Chair of Scholarships and Awards Committee - National Association of Hispanic Nurses
1455 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 400
Washington,  DC  20004
PHONE: (202) 387-2477, (202) 483-7183
EMAIL: info@thehispanicnurses.org
WEBSITE: http://www.thehispanicnurses.org

National Black Nurses Association, Inc.

Eligibility

Students must be currently enrolled nursing programs (BSN, AD, Diploma or LPN), in good  standing at the time of application. Must be a member of NBNA. Must have at least one full year of schooling remaining.

Description

This funding enables nurses to grow and better contribute their talents to the health and health care of our
communities. The NBNA offers various scholarships each year. These scholarships range from $500-$2000.

Contact Information

National Black Nurses Association - Scholarship Committee
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 330
Silver Spring, MD  20910-3803
PHONE: (301) 589-3200, (800) 575-6298
FAX: (301) 589-3223
EMAIL: contact@nbna.org
WEBSITE: http://www.nbna.org

National Student Nurses' Association, Inc. In Memory of Frances Tompkins Scholarship Program

Eligibility

Students currently enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree,
Baccalaureate, diploma, generic doctorate, and generic master’s programs; Funds are not available for graduate study unless it is for a first degree in nursing; Graduating high school seniors are not eligible.

Description

Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,500.

Contact Information

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association
45 Main Street, Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201
PHONE: (718) 210-0705
WEBSITE: http://www.nsna.org/FoundationScholarships/FNSNAScholarships.aspx

Oncology Nursing Foundation Scholarships

Eligibility

For RN’s with an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing; Bachelor’s: RN’s currently enrolled in an NLN accredited school of nursing; Master’s: RN’s currently enrolled in a master’s program.

Description

Awards sixteen $2,000 Bachelor’s scholarships and fifteen $3,000 Master’s scholarships.

Contact Information

ONS Foundation
125 Enterprise Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1214
PHONE: (866) 257-4667, choose option #4
EMAIL: foundation@ons.org
WEBSITE: http://www.ons.org/Awards

Sigma Theta Tau

Description

Scholarships for nursing students at Regis University and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Contact Information

WEBSITE: www.sttialphakappa.org

Walter and Marie Schmidt Scholarship

Eligibility

Open to nurses (RN, LPN, LVN) pursuing a bachelor's degree. Applicants just have been members of the
Emergency Nurses Association for at least 12 months.

This award is open to Oregon residents who are students enrolling in programs to become registered nurses and intending to pursue careers in geriatric health care.

Description

The award is $900.  Deadline is March 1st.

Contact Information

Oregon Student Assistance Commission
1500 Valley River Dr., #100
Eugene, OR  97401-7395
PHONE: (800) 452-8007, (541) 687-7400
FAX: (541) 687-7419
EMAIL: awardinfo@mercury.osac.state.or.us
WEBSITE : https://secure.osac.state.or.us/listScholarships.aspx

Physician

 

Need –Based Scholarship Program

Eligibility

Must be U.S. citizens; Underrepresented in the medical profession specifically, African-Americans, Mexican-Americans, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and mainland Puerto Ricans; First- and second-year medical students; Demonstrate financial need.

Description

Awards have ranged from $1,000 to $10,000.  Deadline is in August.

Contact Information

National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
Need-Based Scholarship Program
5 Hanover Square, Suite 200
New York, NY 10004
PHONE: (212) 483-8880, ext. 304
EMAIL: NMF1@NMFonline.org
WEBSITES: http://www.nmf-online.org
http://www.aamc.org/about/awards/nickensscholarships.htm
http://www.nmfonline.org
http://www.nmf-online.org/Programs/Scholarships/NeedBased/Overview.htm

Physician Assistant

 

Physician Assistant Foundation

Eligibility

Any student member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants who is attending an ARC-PA accredited
Program and is in the professional phase of his/her program is eligible to apply.

Description

The PAF has awarded more than 750 scholarships totaling more that $1,000,000.00 to deserving PA students. Applicants will be reviewed and judged on the basis of financial need, academic record, community and professional activities, and future goals as a physician assistant.  Scholarships are in $2000 denominations.

Contact Information

American Academy of Physician Assistants
950 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA  22314-1552
PHONE: (703) 51-5686
FAX: (703) 684-1924
WEBSITE: http://www.aapa.org

 

Colorado College Information

Colorado Opportunity Fund

Eligibility

In-state undergraduate students will be available for vouchers.   Degree-seeking, non-degree, and teacher licensure students classified as undergraduates will be eligible.  Your age, your income, and your financial aid eligibility are irrevelant.

Contact Information

PHONE: (720) 264-8550, (800) 777-2757
EMAIL: askCOF@college-assist.org
WEBSITE: http://www.cu.edu/ums/cof/faq.html

Colorado State University – Boettcher Opportunity Award

Eligibility

Scholarships are gift aid and do not have to be repaid. Scholarships are awarded based on different factors including merit, financial need, and talent. Most scholarships awarded by Colorado State University require recipients to be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.

Description

Boettcher Opportunity Award Funded by the Boettcher Foundation, the scholarship was established to benefit under-represented groups on campus. Recipients will meet the following criteria:
1. Residents of the State of Colorado and U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
2. First generation college students (neither parent has received a bachelor's degree).
3. Sophomores, juniors, or seniors without a first bachelor's degree.
4. Enrolled full-time in any major with a cumulative 3.0 Colorado State University GPA.
5. Taking courses generally accepted as "academic" and making progress towards their degree.
The $3,000 annual award is renewable provided students maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA and provide an annual report to the Boettcher Foundation detailing their academic year experience. Typically, five $3,000 scholarships are awarded.

Contact Information

WEBSITE: http://sfs.colostate.edu/scholarships

Regis University

Contact Information

WEBSITE: http://www.regis.edu

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Eligibility

Students must be registered for at least 5 credit hours per semester to meet the financial aid qualifications as a part-time student.

Description

Small amounts of scholarship monies sometimes become available for NTPD program participants meeting scholarship requirements. Information on scholarships will be distributed through the UCHSC e-mail accounts and the News and Announcements section of the NTPD website. Scholarships available to the following schools: Dentistry, Graduate School, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy.  There are quite a few scholarships available.

Contact Information

WEBSITE: http://www.ucdenver.edu/student-services/resources/Scholarships

University of Northern Colorado

Eligibility

Be admitted to UNC prior March 1.  Complete and submit the UNC Universal Scholarship Application before March 1.  Students are encouraged to apply for admission by February 1 to receive maximum consideration

Description

Scholarships are normally awarded on merit or talent and do not have to be paid back. UNC offers a variety of scholarships and our scholarship application process is fast and easy. Incoming freshman and transfer students must be admitted to UNC before March 1, to be considered for many of the merit scholarships for the current academic year. We’ll use the information you provide on your admissions application and on your high school or college transcripts to determine your eligibility for some of our scholarships. If you want to apply for scholarships offered through the UNC Foundation, the UNC Universal Scholarship Application is available online in Ursa. The application is usually available from December until March 1.

Contact Information

WEBSITE: http://www.unco.edu/OFA/scholarships

 
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