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.

Showing 41-60 of 483 scholarships
View Details Willard & Spackman The American Occupational Therapy Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Occupational Therapy|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Post-Baccalaureate Student|
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The scholarship is sponsored by American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF). It is awarded to full-time students currently enrolled in accredited or developing occupational therapy programs. To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must have completed the equivalent of one full year of Occupational Therapy specific coursework or must be in the final year if the applicant is studying to become an occupational therapy assistant.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Mary Fiorentino Memorial The American Occupational Therapy Foundation
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Occupational Therapy|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|Post-Baccalaureate Student|
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The scholarship is sponsored by American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF). It is awarded to full-time students currently enrolled in accredited or developing occupational therapy programs. Applicant must have completed the equivalent of one full-year of Occupational Therapy specific coursework or must be in the final year if an applicant is studying to become an occupational therapy assistant.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Alice Jantzen Memorial The American Occupational Therapy Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Occupational Therapy|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|Post-Baccalaureate Student|
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Offered by American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF), the scholarship provides financial assistance to full-time students currently enrolled in accredited or developing occupational therapy programs. Applicants must have completed 1 full year of Occupational Therapy coursework or must be full-time students currently enrolled in the final year of occupational therapy assistant program
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details HEEF: Healthcare Education Scholarship Fund Orange County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Health|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit high school seniors or community college transfers who enroll in a health career related major. To be eligible, applicants must have prior volunteer or paid service in health care and wellness.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • May-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Respiratory Therapy|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Nursing School|Accredited School of Nursing|Accredited Respiratory Therapist Program|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|High school graduate|
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The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Disease Nursing Scholarship Fund is a $3,000 grant given to students pursuing nursing or respiratory therapist program. The program aims to help students in helping our special children through the scholars.The funds may be used for books and lab fees as well as tuition.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Knetzer-Urwin Family Scholarship Wayne County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Medicine|Health Services|
  • School (K-12): |Dalton High School, Dalton, OH|High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Wayne, OH|
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The Knetzer-Urwin Family Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors of any Wayne County high school. Applicants must be pursuing major in medical, nursing, or health services professions.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 12 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
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Founded by James C. Basile, this scholarship provides assistance to students with academic potential who are graduating or have graduated from public or private high schools in Ventura County and are pursuing a career as a registered nurse.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Marilyn Jensen Memorial Fund Blue Mountain Community Foundation
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  • 525
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Humanities|Ministry|Health-Related|
  • School (K-12): |Weston McEwen High School, Athena, OR|
  • School (College): Attend a |Christian college|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to outstanding graduating seniors of Weston-McEwen High School in Athena, Oregon who are planning to pursue a career in engineering, health-related field or a degree in ministry/humanitarian service at a Christian college.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,250
  • 2 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Nursing|Electronics|Mechanics|Social Services|Teaching|
  • Residence: Live in |Holdrege School Dist. #44, Holdrege, NE|Funk School Dist. #74, Funk, NE|Axtell School District #501, Axtell, NE|
  • School (College): |Trade School|Technical School|Trade School|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors who reside within Holdrege School Dist. #44, Funk School Dist. #74 OR Axtell School District #501 boundaries. Applicants must have active involvement in extracurricular activities and community service, or demonstrated commitment and responsibility through work experience.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details A. Asbury Parks & Donna Lea Morgan Parks Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Business|Health|
  • School (K-12): |Crisfield Academy/High School, Crisfield, MD|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
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A. Asbury Parks & Donna Lea Morgan Parks Scholarship is given to two graduating seniors of Crisfield High School. The scholarship provides a maximum of $2,500 for the students' education in an accredited four-year College or university or accredited two-year institution.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Rebecca Goldman Scholarship Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Charles J. and Kay Schuler Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Nursing|Medicine|
  • School (K-12): |Los Angeles High School, Los Angeles, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
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This scholarship is administered by Ventura County Community Foundation. It is designed to provide assistance to high school seniors or high school graduates in Ventura County or graduating from Los Angeles High School who will pursue a degree in nursing, medical or education field at an accredited community college, four-year college or university. In addition, applicants must be the single parent of a minor child or minor children with a preference for applicants who demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Business|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • Residence: Live in |Campbell, TN|Claiborne, TN|
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Established by Brian King in honor of his parents, Dorsey and Betty King, this scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Campbell or Claiborne County. Applicants must study business or pursue being a registered nurse and plan to enroll full-time in an accredited public or private, not-for-profit college, university or nursing program.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Nutrition|Technology|Health|Medicine|
  • Residence: Live in |CBC Member District|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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CBC Spouses in partnership with General Mills, started this scholarship in 1998 to increase the number of minority students pursuing degrees in the fields of medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition, and other health-related studies. Beneficiaries of this scholarship are high school senior or current undergraduate/graduate who are African-American or black students who reside or attend school in a CBC member district.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Pre-Nursing|
  • School (K-12): |Lehman High School, Sidney, OH|Piqua High School, Piqua, OH|Lehman Catholic High School, Sidney, OH|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Fred and Clyemana Shane Nursing Scholarship was established to benefit high school seniors from Sidney Lehman and Piqua High School who are pursuing a pre-nursing program leading to a nursing degree.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details The Les and Anne Biederman Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 4 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Business|
  • School (K-12): |Traverse City Central High School, Traverse City, MI|Traverse City West Senior High School, Traverse City, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students from Central High School and West Senior High. Students must be pursuing careers in nursing or business.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 800
  • 1 award
  • Mar-28-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Veterinary Medicine|Health Services|
  • School (K-12): |Wooster High School, Wooster, OH|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Established in memory of Nancy, Cheryl, and James Frank, this scholarship aims to support high school seniors from Wooster High School who are planning to enter a career in health services or veterinary medicine.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details NorthCoast Medical The American Occupational Therapy Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Occupational Therapy|Occupational Therapy Assistant|
  • School (College): |AOTA Accredited|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-Baccalaureate Student|
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This scholarship was established to support students enrolled as a full-time student at an AOTA accredited or developing professional level (master's or OTD) or occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program. Applicants must have completed at least one year of occupational therapy specific course work.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • September 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Veterinary Medicine|Biology|Pre-Veterinary Medicine|Animal Assisted Therapy|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Community College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship was created to support deserving pre-veterinary and veterinary students with their education. Through this, students will have the opportunity to have some financial relief that will allow him or her to better focus in their studies and be able to better serve humanity, in particular our best friends.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Health-Related|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to assist furthering the education of New Hanover High School students who demonstrate scientific aptitude and moral character.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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