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American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation Scholarship Program

Designed to help student nurse anesthetists pursue their educational goals. Eligibility criteria include current enrollment in an AANA accredited nurse anesthetia educational program, membership in AANA, additional criteria may be specified by the individual scholarship donors. Applications are available by contacting AANA after the first of the year. AANA, 222 S. Prospect Avenue Park Ridge, IL 60068 (847) 692-7050

Application deadline: March 1st.

AMBUCS Scholarships

AMBUCS Scholarship Program for Therapists offers scholarships to physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech pathology students. Awards are based on financial need.  Awards range from $500 to $1,500. Application is only available form late January to April 15 each year.  Students must be in their junior or senior year in a bachelor's degree or in a graduate degree program at an accredited institution. Aplications are available online at:
Application deadline: April 15th.

American Medical Technologists Scholarship

AMT offers a scholarship to Medical Technology students. Awards of $500. Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope and a letter stating your educational interests and goals when requesting an application. Applications may be obtained from AMT, 710 Higgins Road, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068-5765 or Online at
Application deadline: January 9th.

The American Occupational Therapy Foundation Scholarships

AOTF offers scholarships to AOTA members who demonstrate a need for financial assistance and have a sustained record of outstanding scholastic ability. Eligibility criteria include personal references, curriculum director's statement and transcripts. Preview and download an application via the Internet at:
Application deadline: October 30th.

AmSECT student scholarships

Seven scholarships are available to AmSECT student members based on academic achievement in cardiac perfusion. Applications are available from the AmSECT national office. Visit : for more details.
Application deadline: November 30th.

Corris Boyd Scholars Program

The HCA offers this scholarship program for one recipient in the amount of $40,000 towards expenses and tuition. Awards are made in quarterly installments ( August 2015 and December 2015 and August 2016 and December 2016). Applicants must be accepted for Fall 2015 into a AUHPA master’s approved program, be a student of color ( Native American, African American, Latino/Hispanic, Multiracial, Asian American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander) and be a US citizen or permanent resident. Selection of recipients are based on leadership , academic achievement ,community service, commitment to health care path and financial need. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: April 17, 2015.

The Institute for Diversity in Health Management Minority Scholarships

This organization offers three annual scholarships to graduate students who are pursuing a degree in healthcare administration or comparable discipline ( MPH, MBA, MSN, BSN) . Individuals should demonstrate financial need, commitment to community service, and excel academically ( minimum 3.0 GPA) Applications are available at:
Application deadline: Not specified.

Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship

Offered by the American College of Healthcare Executives to provide financial aid and increase the enrollment of minority students in healthcare management graduate programs. Awards of $5,000. Students are eligible to apply if they meet the followng criteria: Student Associate of the ACHE (in good standing), a minority student enrolled full-time for the upcoming fall term, in final year or Healthcare management graduate program, demonstrate financial need, US or Canadian citizen. Applications may be downloaded from Applications accepted between January 1 and March 30.
Application deadline: March 31st.

Gallagher Student Health Careers Scholarship Program

This program is for undergraduate students with degree completion at the end of the Spring Term of 2016 through the Spring Term of 2017. Students must be enrolled as a full-time student for the two full semesters leading up to your graduation date. Six students will be awarded scholarships valued at $7500.  Any health professions undergraduate degree seeking student is eligible to apply. Awards are based on  
Applications are available at:

Dr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Kramer Scholar Award for Excellence

The American Academy of Periodontology offers a $10,000 award for 3rd year Perio students who are full time. They must be nominated by their Program Director. Other selection criteria include character references, academic achievement, leadership, community service. etc. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: May 15th.

Medigo Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available to Health Administration students. Medigo offers a scholarship award of $2,000, with the aim of supporting one promising student who is interested in pursuing a career in health care marketing.  To apply, students must provide proof of enrollment and write an 1500-2000 essay regarding a marketing strategy of the Medigo brand based on a fixed budget. Applications are available at:
Application deadline :  July 31

Foster G. McGraw Student Scholarship

Offered by the American College of Healthcare Executives to help students better prepare themselves for healthcare management. Students are eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria: Student Associate of the ACHE (in good standing), a full time student enrolled for the upcoming fall term, in final year of Healthcare management graduate program, demonstrate financial need, US or Canadian citizen. Awards of $5,000. Applications accepted between January 1 and March 30.  Applications may be downloaded from:
Application deadline: March 31st.

The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. Scholarship Program

NAJA offers scholarships for graduate study in fields which address the special needs of children and youth.
Application criteria include:

  • Working or planning to work DIRECTLY with children.
  • Pursuing graduate level studies for one year in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. Graduate fields of study include, but are not limited to Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health, Special Education, Speech Pathology, Exceptional Children, Remedial Skills Development, Hearing Impaired, Gifted and Talented, etc. Scholarships are NOT awarded for graduate work in administration or general education.
  • A U.S. citizen and a permanent resident of a state with a Junior Auxiliary Chapter: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas.
  • Planning to attend a U.S. college or university for full-time or part-time study. Applications are available online at:
    Application deadline: February 1st and September 1st.

Future of Perfusion Scholarship offers scholarships up to $3000 to a perfusion students who's research paper shows creativity and innovation on a related topic on the future of perfusion technology. Applications are available online at :
Application deadline: January 31st.

Sertoma International

offers scholarships up to $1,000 each for students pursuing a graduate degree in speech pathology and or audiology. Applicants must attend a program accredited by ASHA within the US and have a 3.2 gpa or better on all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Applications are available at
Application deadline: March 30th.

Tarrson Regeneration Scholarship

The American Academy of Peridontology will award 2 $37,000 scholarships per year for each year of the recipient's 3 year periodontal program. The scholarship encourages research in regeneration. Applicants must have been accepted into a Periodonal program or are in their first 6 months of their periodontal program. Upon acceptance of the scholarship, the recipient agrees to teach full time for 1 year for each year that the scholarship is received. Applications are available at:
Application deadline: May 1st.

David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship Program

The program recognizes student excellence and achievement based on the student’s record, recommendations and interest in and commitment to health policy. A total of ten $10,000 scholarships are available for students in a master’s health administration and policy program. Applicants may be U.S citizens and first year graduate students in their second full-time semester studying at a AUPHA-member graduate program. The applicant must complete their didactic portion of their degree by December 2016.  Applications are available at:
Application deadline: March 11, 2015.


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