Who Can Apply: To help reduce ongoing disparities in health conditions, experiences, and outcomes and address persistent workforce representation challenges, the United States needs a larger and more diverse workforce prepared to provide culturally competent care to all patients. The United Health Foundation is dedicated to building a more diverse workforce of clinical professionals ready to deliver high-quality, culturally competent care. The Foundation seeks to build upon its 15 years of philanthropic investments and dedication to a more diverse workforce by providing scholarships to 5,000 underrepresented future clinicians by 2033.
- Pursuing degrees (masters, doctorate) that will lead to careers as clinical professionals that may include: Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife, Nurse, Pharmacist, Dentist, Social Worker, Addiction Counselor, Clinical Psychologist, or related clinical profession
- Must have at least two years of study before their anticipated degree completion date
- Enrolled in an accredited academic institution in the United States as either a full-time or part-time student, in-person or virtual attendance
- Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA
- Identifies as Black/African American, Hispanic/ Latino, Native American/ Alaska Native, or Asian or is focused on the health of these communities or other underrepresented racial/ethnic groups
Deadline: August 27, 2023