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Three Easy Steps to Finding a Health Care Scholarship…PLUS Five Great Scholarships to Get You Started

Three Easy Steps to Finding a Health Care Scholarship…PLUS Five Great Scholarships to Get You Started

A good strategy is to determine the types of scholarships you may be eligible for and search specifically for those.

Which area(s) might you qualify under?

Here are some hand-picked nursing scholarships that will get you started on your search:

1. National Healthcare Scholars Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $2,500 for Graduate students. $1,500 for Undergraduate Students.

Scholarships Available: 40

It takes the entire community to ensure that future healthcare professionals become successful individuals and achieve their maximum potential. To accomplish this, NHSF has established scholarships to assist qualified African-American, Asian, Hispanic and Native American students in the fields of medicine, nursing, pharmacy and allied health professions. Find more information here.

2. NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Amount: Up to $20,000

Scholarships Available: 15

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. Find more information here.

3. Health Professions Scholarship Program

Amount: $40,000

Scholarships Available: 100+

The Air Force offers scholarships for Healthcare professionals in three- or four-year periods. This scholarship covers all tuition and required fees, including textbooks, small equipment items and supplies needed for study, estimated at $40,000 per year. You’ll also receive a monthly allowance of approximately $1,605 for living expenses. While on scholarship you’ll spend 45 days on active duty in the Air Force and once you graduate you’ll serve active duty: four years for a four year scholarship and three years for a three year scholarship. Find more information here.


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