Scholarships for Health Majors

Demand for healthcare professionals of all kinds is increasing. But before you can take advantage of the growing job market in the health field, you need to figure out a way to fund your college education to earn a health degree. There's good news: Many professional groups, nonprofit foundations and other organizations offer scholarships for health majors. Many of these opportunities are available to students who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and leadership ability. Letters of recommendation and an essay are often required as part of the application process. In some cases, students must show financial need. Ready to start exploring scholarships for health majors? Check out the list below.

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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Dental Hygiene|Dental Auxiliary|Dental Technology|Dentistry|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Cancer Public Education Project Grant Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Oncology|
  • Career: |Nursing/Registered Nurse (Industry)|
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Cancer Public Education Project Grant aims to support a project to promote public's knowledge and awareness in cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. The grant is given tp a registered nurse who demonstrates commitment in oncology nursing. The program provides an up to $5,000 fund.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details John and Evelyn Turnbull Nursing Education Fund Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
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  • 4,100
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hampden, MA|Hampshire, MA|Franklin, MA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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John and Evelyn Turnbull Nursing Education Fund is a scholarship given to residents of Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties. The fund is provided to a student who is pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in nursing.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000 - 1,500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Dairy Science|Accounting|Agricultural Economics|Dairy Genetics|Dairy Equipment|Dairy Nutrition|Dairy Feed|Pharmaceutical Marketing|Pharmaceutical Sales|Dairy Consultant|Dairy Extension|Dairy Researcher|Professor|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
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The NDS / Junior Merit Scholarship is awarded to student pursue careers in the dairy industry. Applicants must be undergraduate junior students.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details ONS Foundation Master's Scholarships Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|
  • Character Trait: Show |Commitment|
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The scholarship was established to provide registered nurses a opportunity to continue their education by pursuing a master's degree.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
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This scholarship was established to support students with expenses associated with a nursing degree through. The scholarship award is determined through submitted essays by the applicants. Eligible applicants are those applying to a nursing program for enrollment the following year or currently enrolled in a nursing program.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Speech-Language Science|Speech Pathology|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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This grant was established in memory of Arlene Matkin whose professional work was dedicated to early identification and intervention for young children with language delays and disorders. This grant aims to benefit masters or doctoral (research or clinical) degree students enrolled in, or accepted for, graduate study in speech-language pathology or speech-language science. Applicants must be enrolled for full-time study for the full academic year at an academic program in the United States. Proposals must be for research to be initiated in the area of early childhood language development.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Allied Health|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Students in allied health programs. These programs include but not limited to radiology technology, clinical lab science, nursing and respiratory therapy.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • September 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Healthcare Information|Healthcare Management Systems|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
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This scholarship was established to benefit undergraduate or graduate students studying in the healthcare information or healthcare management systems field. The scholarship is available to full-time or part-time traditional and non-traditional students.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Jun-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • Character Trait: Show |Commitment|
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Genevieve Saran Richmond Award is a $500 fund given to a nursing student who has a disability. The program was made possible through the donation of Leslie and Virginia Flur.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Online Liberal Arts|Online General Studies|Online Legal Assisting|Online Information Technology|Online Business Management|Online Graphic Design|Online Elementary Education|Online Electrical Engineering Technology|Online Social Sciences|Online Health Services|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Associate Student|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing online associates degrees from an accredited online degree program. Financial need is not required.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Orange County Centennial Arts Scholarship Orange County Community Foundation
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  • 750 - 2,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Art|Law Enforcement|Automotive Repair|Graphic Arts|Computer Coding|Pharmacy Technician|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Orange, CA|
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The Orange County Centennial Arts Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior from Orange County California. Applicants must be a resident of Orange County, California and planning to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university and majoring in the arts.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Andrea M. Rossiter, FACMPE Scholarship Sponsored by MGMA American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Business Administration|Public Health|Healthcare Administration|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The Andrea M. Rossiter, FACMPE Scholarship Sponsored by MGMA is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student pursuing major in public health, business administration, healthcare administration
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program Health Professions Education Foundation
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  • 50,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Physical Therapy|Occupational Therapy|Dentistry|Speech Therapy|Physician's Assistant|Pharmacy|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Certified Nurse Midwife|Clinical Nurse Specialist|
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This scholarship was established to students currently accepted or enrolled in California Board or Committee approved programs such as Certified Nurse Midwives Clinical Nurse Specialists, Dentist, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Physician Assistants and Speech Therapists. Applicants must graduate after June 30, 2016 and be free from any other service obligation, except HPEF scholarship programs.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Health|Medicine|Pre-Medicine|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Jim and Jean Stanford Christian Health Center Scholarship Endowment is awarded to students from Cleburne County. Applicants must be pursuing health, medical, or pre-medical programs.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details West Virginia Health Sciences Service Program West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
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  • 15,000 - 30,000
  • 15 awards
  • October 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Medicine|Dentistry|Pharmacy|
  • Career: |Physician Assistant (Career)|Clinical Psychologist (Career)|Nurse Educator (Career)|Nurse Midwife (Career)|Nurse Practitioner (Career)|Physical Therapy (Industry)|Clinical Social Worker (Career)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College senior|Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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The Health Sciences Service Program was established as a recruitment incentive program for health professions students interested in practicing in underserved communities in West Virginia. Recipients must agree to fulfill a service obligation of two years of full-time or four years of half-time practice located in West Virginia.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Radiologic Technology|Veterinary Technology|Medical Assisting|Anesthesia Technology|Physical Therapist Assistant|Medical Laboratory Technology|Laboratory Technology|Cardiovascular Technology|Healthcare Administration|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are interested in pursuing Nursing and Medical Assisting associates degrees, diplomas and certificate programs. Financial need is not required.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,500 - 3,500
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
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The Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship is nursing programs by Kansans committed to practicing as a LPN or RN in Kansas. The sponsor provides scholarship and employment upon licensure of the recipient
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Business Administration|Public Health|Healthcare Administration|Medical Practice|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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This scholarship is open to students who wish to pursue professional development and continuing education through attendance at conferences, workshops, and seminars sponsored by nationally recognized professional associations by pursuing a course of relevant study at an accredited college or university while also actively engaged as an executive in a group practice of medicine.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Healthcare Management Education|Healthcare Administration|
  • Career: |Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) Accredited (Career)|Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Member|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management. The graduate program must be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) and an undergraduate program that is a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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