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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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Residence: Live in |Anderson, TN|Blount, TN|Campbell, TN|Claiborne, TN|Cocke, TN|Grainger, TN|Hamblen, TN|Jefferson, TN|Loudon, TN|Monroe, TN|Morgan, TN|Roane, TN|Scott, TN|Sevier, TN|Union, TN|
  • School (College): Attend an |Accredited Not-for-profit Program|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to adult students who are pursuing a nursing career at accredited, not-for-profit nursing program.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Finck Family Charitable Fund Scholarship Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 600
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Health|Social Services|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|Ventura College, Ventura, CA|
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Finck Family Charitable Scholarship Fund is provided to support the education of a graduating high school senior or college student of Ventura County to pursue their dreams in achieving a college education. The scholarship was established by Frank and Maudette Finck in 2002.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.5
View Details Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program Health Professions Education Foundation
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  • 8,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Dental Hygiene|Clinical Laboratory|Respiratory Therapy|Social Work|Radiologic Technology|Pharmacy Technician|Community Health|Medical Imaging|Diagnostic Medicine|Medical Technology|Nuclear Medicine|Surgical Technician|Ultrasound Technicians|Physical Therapist Assistant|Occupational Therapy Assistant|
  • Residence: Live in |California|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program is given to students of healthcare. The scholarship provides an up to $8,000 fund to support the student's education. The applicant must agree to a twelve-month service obligation in the healthcare industry.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Rhode Island|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This fund was established to provide nursing scholarships to licensed RN seeking baccalaureate nursing degree, students enrolled in baccalaureate nursing program, students in diploma nursing program, or student in a two-year associate degree nursing program. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must be Rhode Island residents.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Rhode Island|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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This fund was established to provide nursing scholarships to licensed RNs seeking baccalaureate or graduate nursing degree in Rhode Island or students enrolled in a baccalaureate nursing program in Rhode Island. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 15,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Osteopathy|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|
  • School (College): |Accredited Osteopathic School|
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This scholarship was established to benefit individuals pursuing a medical career in osteopathy. The scholarship also encourages doctors to practice primary care medicine in areas with insufficient medical care providers within Kansas.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 3,000
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Medicine|Health Services|
  • School (K-12): |Chippewa High School, Doylestown, OH|Rittman High School, Rittman, OH|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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The scholarship is designed to provide assistance to graduating seniors of Rittman High School or Chippewa High School who are planning to pursue a study in the field of medical, nursing, or health services professions in a four-year educational institution. Applicants must be a full-time student and must have a GPA of 3.2.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 250
  • 1 award
  • Jun-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Disability: |Disabled|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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Mary Serra Gili Scholarship Award is provided to a nursing student with a disability. The program was established with the help of Thomas Gill. The awardee will receive a $250 fund to support their studies.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,600 - 3,200
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • School (K-12): |Public|Private|Washburn School, Washburn, TN|Hancock County High School, Sneedville, TN|
  • Residence: Live in |Tennessee|Grainger, TN|Hancock, TN|
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The scholarship is open to graduating senior from Washburn School, Grainger County High School or Hancock County High School who resides in Grainger or Hancock Counties. Applicants must pursue a study in Bachelor in Nursing at an accredited public or private not-for-profit or for-profit nursing program in the state of Tennessee.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Myron D. Kiesling Scholarship Wyoming Community Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Bioengineering|
  • School (K-12): |Weston County High School, Newcastle, WY|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|
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This scholarship is open to graduates of Weston County High School who are planning to study nursing or engineering. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program Health Professions Education Foundation
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Residence: Live in |California|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are currently accepted or enrolled in an Associate Degree nursing program in California.Applicants must be free from any other service obligation and willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 250
  • 1 award
  • Jun-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Disability: |Disabled|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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ExceptionalNurse.com is a $250 award given to a nursing student with a disability. The scholarship provides support in preference to undergraduate students who is committed to study and career excellence.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details The Kruse Scholarship Heartland Foundation
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Early Childhood|Educational Leadership|Healthcare Administration|Nonprofit Management|
  • Residence: Live in |Andrew, MO|Atchison, MO|Buchanan, MO|Caldwell, MO|Carroll, MO|Clay, MO|Clinton, MO|Daviess, MO|Gentry, MO|Grundy, MO|Harrison, MO|Holt, MO|Livingston, MO|Mercer, MO|Nodaway, MO|Platte, MO|Worth, MO|Decatur, IA|Fremont, IA|Page, IA|Ringgold, IA|Taylor, IA|Atchison, KS|Brown, KS|Doniphan, KS|Nemaha, KS|Nemaha, NE|Richardson, NE|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|First-year graduate student|
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Funded by Mosaic Life Care and managed by Heartland Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to first-year graduate students who are permanent residents or originate from one of the counties within the specified Mosaic Life Care service region studying fields that will lead to improving the quality of life for the residents of this region. The area of study includes, but not limited to Health Care Administration, Early Childhood Development, Not-For-Profit Management, and Educational Leadership.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Eleanor Tillquist Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 750
  • 3 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Health|Medical Field|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • Residence: Live in |California|Ventura, CA|
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Established by George and Eleanor Tillquist, this scholarship is given to a deserving youth pursuing a degree in the medical field. To be eligible, applicants must be a resident of the City of Ventura, currently enrolled in Ventura College, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must demonstrate financial need, and show significant community service.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details August & Edna Zahatko Scholarship Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Nursing|Science|
  • School (K-12): |Rock Island High School, Rock Island, IL|
  • School (College): Attend a |State College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding graduating seniors of Rock Island High School who are planning to pursue a degree in engineering, science, or nursing at an Illinois or an Iowa college or university.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 250
  • 1 award
  • Jun-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Disability: |Disabled|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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Bruno Rolando Scholarship Award is provided to a nursing student with a disability. The program provides a $250 fund to support the needs of the student to pursue their education. The applicant who is employed at a Veteran's Hospital will be given preference.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Architecture|Nursing|Medicine|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Dentistry|Counseling|Drafting|Physician's Assistant|Pharmacy|Culinary Arts|Teaching|Automotive|Public Safety|Surveying and Mapping|Mental Health|Agricultural Sciences|Applied Occupations|Bookkeeping|Fire Science|
  • School (K-12): |Healdsburg High School, Healdsburg, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
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The Carlisle Van Ornum/H.E.L.P. Scholarship Fund - Healdsburg is awarded to graduating high school senior or graduates of Healdsburg High School. Applicants must be pursuing major in medical, dental, nursing, physician assistant, pharmacy, physical therapy, teaching, culinary, accounting, bookkeeping, automotive, fire science,public safety, agricultural sciences, mental health, counseling, architectural, drafting, engineering, surveying
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Dr. Paul W. Vineyard Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Jul-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Dental Hygiene|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private| in |Worcester, MD|Wicomico, MD|Somerset, MD|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MD|Queen Annes, MD|Talbot, MD|Caroline, MD|Dorchester, MD|
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Dr. Paul W. Vineyard Scholarship is given to a resident of one of the following eight counties on Marylands Eastern Shore: Kent, Queen Annes, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester. The scholarship provides a minimum of $1,000 fund to a graduating senior at a public or private high school or an individual who has been acce[ted or attending a dental hygiene program.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Wayne and Nancy Van Kirk Scholarship Fund Central Susquehanna Community Foundation
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  • 800
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Business|Trade|Computer Science|Technical|License Practical Nursing|
  • School (K-12): |Selinsgrove Area High School, Selinsgrove, PA|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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This scholarship was established to benefit high school graduates from Selinsgrove High School. Students must be entering a Trade, Technical, LPN, Business,Computer, Certificate and/or similar Associate Degree Program. Students must have participated in extracurricular activities and/or community service. Financial need is a requirement.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Knebel Family Nursing Scholarship Community Foundation of Boone County
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  • 500 - 8,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • School (K-12): |Lebanon High School, Lebanon, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit a high school senior of Lebanon High School pursuing a degree in Nursing at any college or university. Financial need is not required.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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