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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View Details Graduate Student Scholarship American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 15 awards
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Communication Sciences and Disorders|Speech Pathology|
  • Residence: |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|College senior|Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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Offered by ASHFoundation, the scholarship is awarded to undergraduate seniors or students who are currently pursuing master's or doctoral degrees in communication sciences and disorders programs.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Nurse Practitioner|Nurse Midwifery|Nursing Administration|Health Informatics|Healthcare Administration|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing a graduate degree program emphasizing Nursing or Health Administration. Applicants must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Ellen Sheppard Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 3,175
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Art|Nursing|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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Ellen Sheppard Scholarship provides a $3,175 fund to Lee County high school senior or a graduate. The scholarship aims to help students pursue a degree in art or nursing.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 350 - 500
  • 6 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Healthcare|
  • School (K-12): |Accredited High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Adams, IN|
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Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship is a program given to graduating seniors of Adams County Accredited high school. The scholarship provides 6 non-renewable funds of $350 to $500 to help students pursue their education in the healthcare field.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Nurses Training Scholarship American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Oregon
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Military: |Child of Disabled U.S. Armed Forces Veteran|Wife of Disabled Armed Forces Veteran|Widows of Armed Forces Veterans|
  • Residence: Live in |Oregon|
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This scholarship was established by The American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Oregon to benefit daughters, sons, wives of disabled veterans and widows of veterans who honorably served or are currently serving their country in the Armed Forces. Students must be pursuing study in the field of Nursing. Applicants must be a resident of Oregon and must demonstrate ability, aptitude, character, determination, seriousness of purpose and financial need. Applicants must have an American Legion Auxiliary Unit sponsor.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • School (College): |Rhode Island|Northeastern University School of Nursing (MA)|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Licensed Practical Nurse|Registered Nurse|
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This scholarship is given to students pursuing LPN or RN nursing degrees and attending a school in Rhode Island or Northeastern University School of Nursing. Applicant must be a resident of Rhode Island and must have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or better. The scholarship gives preference to students committed to staying in Rhode Island after graduation.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Health|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|
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The Native American Health Education Fund is awarded to the student pursuing a career in health-related fields. Applicants must be Native American who demonstrated a desire to return to community or Reservation to improve health care.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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  • 2,750
  • 1 award
  • Apr-30-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Pediatric Nursing|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Korean|Chinese|Filipino|Pacific Islander|Eastern Indian|Hispanic|Vietnamese|Male Nurse|Male Nursing Student|Japanese|Thai|Southeast Asian|African American/Black|Native Hawaiian|
  • School (College): |Accredited School of Nursing|
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The scholarship is open to students who are member of one of the underrepresented groups in the registered nursing profession. The scholarship is awarded to assist with tuition and fees for individuals who are preparing to be pediatric registered nurses that provide patient care. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited school of nursing on a full-time or part-time basis.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 8,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Residence: Live in |California| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program is provided to licensed vocational nurses who are enrolled in an Associates Degree in Nursing. The program gives a fund that is up to $8,000 annually. The awardees must be willing to work in a medically underserved area for twenty-four (24) months.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details John I. & Madeleine R. Taeni Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 5,150
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Nursing|Paramedic|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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John I. & Madeleine R. Taeni Scholarship is a $5,150 fund given to students residing in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County. The scholarship awards two students who are pursuing degrees in teaching, nursing, paramedic training, or emergency medical technician training.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Iber Health Education Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Health|Healthcare|
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College senior|Early-Career Professional|
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This scholarship was established to assist Portage County students in preparing for health-related careers and encourage their return to the community as professionals. Applicants must be residents of Portage County.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details APIASF /United Health Foundation Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +6 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Healthcare|Dentistry|Pharmacy|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|Washington|
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Minnesota|Wisconsin|New Mexico|Arizona|California|Nevada|Texas|Hawaii|Georgia|Tennessee|Colorado|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students planning to enroll as an undergraduate student in U.S. accredited college or university. Applicants must be pursuing a degree that will lead to a career as a health care professional. Students must demonstrate a commitment to working in underserved communities.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Donna Devore Lowe Scholarship Wayne County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Residence: Live in |Wayne, OH|
  • School (College): |Accredited Educational Institution|
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This scholarship is available to all graduate or graduating senior high school in Wayne County who are planning to pursue a degree in Nursing in an accredited educational institution. Applicants must be a resident of Wayne County for at least three (3) consecutive years within the past ten (10) years and must be actively engaged in community service.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 350 - 500
  • 6 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Healthcare|
  • Residence: Live in |Adams, IN|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors from an accredited high school in Adams County. Applicants must be residing in Adams County and planning to pursue a degree in the healthcare field from an accredited college or university. Priority is given to students who volunteered at a healthcare or related facility.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Dr. Steven G. Kerr Memorial Medical Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Allied Health|
  • School (College): Attend |Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA|
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This scholarship was started in memory of Dr. Steven G. Kerr to benefit non-traditional student at Wenatchee Valley College enrolled in theAllied Health Program.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details INDIGO Health Partners Scholarship Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Healthcare|
  • School (K-12): |Traverse City Central High School, Traverse City, MI|Traverse City West Senior High School, Traverse City, MI|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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This scholarship was started in 2012 to benefit graduating seniors from TC Central and TC West. Applicants must be planning to pursue study in the field of healthcare and must have participated in some type of community service.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Hospitalists of Northern Michigan Scholarship Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Healthcare|
  • School (K-12): |Traverse City Central High School, Traverse City, MI|Traverse City West Senior High School, Traverse City, MI|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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This scholarship was established in 2012 to benefit graduating seniors from Traverse City Central and Traverse City West. Applicants must be planning to pursue study in the field of healthcare and must have involvement in community service.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details The INDIGO Health Partners Scholarship Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Healthcare|
  • School (K-12): |Traverse City Central High School, Traverse City, MI|Traverse City West Senior High School, Traverse City, MI|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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The INDIGO Health Partners Scholarship was established in 2012. Applicants must plan on studying in the field of healthcare, and participated in community service organization.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Doris W. Frey Memorial Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 2,800
  • 3 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Nursing|Medicine|Christian Ministry|Christian Counseling|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private| in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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Doris W. Frey Memorial Scholarship is a $2,800 fund given to students who are studying Christian ministry or youth ministry, teaching, Christian counseling, nursing, or medicine. The scholarship is offered to graduates from a public or private high school in Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades or Lee counties who demonstrate a commitment to action in ministering to others.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details ASM/CDC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
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  • 47,032
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases|Viral and Rickettsial Infections|Nosocomial Infections|HIV/AIDS|Vector-borne Infectious Diseases|Parasitic Diseases|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|J-1 Visa Holder|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-doctoral level study|
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This fellowship was started to support the development of new approaches, methodologies and knowledge in infectious disease prevention and control in areas within the public health mission of the CDC. This was designed to benefit individuals who either earned their doctorate degree or completed a primary residency within three years of their proposed start date.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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