Health Professions Education Foundation
Scholarship Name: Allied Healthcare Scholarship
Description: Students pursuing health professions that aren’t medical doctors or nursing have a great opportunity to earn up to $4,500 for college from the Health Professions Education Foundation. Priority is given to the areas of study listed below, but if you are in another health-related program you might also qualify. Scholarship recipients are required to perform 100-150 hours of health-related community service throughout the year in which they receive the scholarship. Volunteer work is performed in under-served areas of California.
Awards per year: Varies
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Assistant, Medical Imaging, Medical Laboratory Technology, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiation Therapy Technology, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care, Social Work, Speech Therapy, Surgical Technician, and Ultrasound Technician
How to Apply/Contact: For more information about the Allied Healthcare Scholarship, please visit the Health Professions Education Foundation website.
American Association of Health Education
Scholarship Name: Bill Kane Scholarship
Description: Undergraduate students studying any of the health sciences can apply for $1,000 from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Students’ long-term goal should be to become a health educator, and you will submit an essay about your goals as part of your application. Students are further required to maintain at least a 3.25 GPA. The Bill Kane Scholarship is a one-time award, and previous recipients cannot re-apply. If you are a graduate student looking for health science scholarships, the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance also offers the Barbara A. Cooley scholarship for Master’s students.
Awards per year: Varies
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students (Sophomore, Juniors, Seniors)
Major/Field of Study: Health Sciences
How to Apply/Contact: The online application, along with essay requirements, in available at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance website.