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Washington State Opportunity Scholarship- Baccalaureate Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • RESIDENCY
    • Be a Washington state resident as defined by state Legislature (RCW 28B.15.012).
    • Earn a high school diploma or GED from a Washington state institution by June of the year of application.
  • FINANCIAL NEED
  • ACADEMIC RECORD
    • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) as of application date of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale), demonstrated on either a current college or high school transcript; OR
    • A passing GED score, demonstrated on an official score report.
  • ENROLLMENT PLAN
    • Plan to pursue an eligible science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care major as defined on the eligible majors list.
    • Plan to enroll at an eligible Washington state institution for the fall term following selection as defined on the list of eligible college and universities.
    • Plan to enroll at least half-time (six or more credits) every term. Scholars are not expected to enroll in nor does WSOS fund summer term.
  • PREVIOUS EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
    • Do not yet have a bachelor’s degree.
    • Applicant must currently be a:
      • High school senior or graduate (high school equivalency)
      • College freshman or college sophomore. If the applicant has completed any college terms or college credits post high-school, they must meet either the maximum term OR maximum credit requirement stated below:
        1. Maximum Terms Completed: The applicant must have completed no more than six quarters or four semesters of college at the end of the current academic year; OR
        2. Maximum Credits Earned: The applicant must have earned no more than 90 quarter or 60 semester credits at the end of the current academic year
      • If you are still unsure, we recommend on using this credit/term eligibility flowchart to determine if you are eligible to apply.

Application Process

Interested applicants must complete the entire application process. Applicants must:

  1. Complete all application sections via the Scholarship Application Portal and click “Submit” by the application deadline.
  2. Mail a copy of your transcript or GED scores to WSOS c/o Baccalaureate Scholarship at this address: 1414 31st Ave S., Suite 302, Seattle, WA 98144.
  3. Submit the FAFSA or WASFA for the relevant academic year by the deadline on the application timeline.

The application will require approximately 60 to 90 minutes to complete. Applicants may start the application, save progress and return to complete it later up until the application deadline. Applicants should know what college they expect to attend and what major they intend to complete before beginning their application.

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Soma Weight Loss Health & Wellness Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • No minimum GPA requirement.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Resident.
  • Must be an Undergraduate or Graduate Student.
  • Must be a major in any of the healthcare fields that promote achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

How to Apply:

Please write a 500-1000 word essay explaining the following:

  • Why are you studying the your chosen field and what good health means to you?

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

 

 

Law Garcia’s Scholarship Program

Eligibility

  • Must be accepted to or attending an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • Must be a law school or nursing student or an undergraduate student with a declared major related to law or nursing.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by October 1, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Write an essay (1,000 word max) answering the following question:
    • As the elderly population continues to grow, so does the importance of ensuring the safety of those in elder care. If you had the authority, how would you make changes in the elder care industry to improve the quality of care for those in need?

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

$1,000 Nurses Educational Scholarship by Indeed

Eligibility

  • Any student seeking a career in nursing.
  • Students include those who will be attending nursing school within the next 12 months, those currently enrolled in a nursing program, and those who graduated from a nursing program in the past 12 months.
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year, OR;
  • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible).

More Details

All applications must be submitted by April 30, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

A Place for Mom’s Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be enrolled in a certificate, associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or graduate level program in a medical, nursing, or social sciences major. The student must be planning on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens. The applicant must be attending classes at an accredited college or university at the time of application.
  • Must be a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec).
  • Must be at least 18 years or older.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by December 31, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Create a video (between 2 and 3 minutes) that captures the theme of “The Value of Seniors in Our Lives and Benefits to Society.”
    • The video should share a story or host an interview with a senior who has inspired you. As part of the video presentation, share how a senior or a group of seniors has inspired you and how these types of connections or relationships provide a long-term benefit for our society. Outlined below are some questions you can consider as part of your video submission:
      • How has your relationship with this senior changed your outlook on life?
      • What have you learned from this senior that will enable you to be a better caregiver in the future?
      • What lessons can we as a society learn about the value of having strong relationships with seniors?
  • Complete the online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Laser Spine Institute Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Prove full-time enrollment during the spring and/or summer semester with a school transcript no older than January 1.
  • Intend to continue a full-time enrollment status in the fall semester. Proof of enrollment or acceptance to new school must be provided.
  • Currently have a minimum 3.5 GPA at a university or college.
  • Be seeking a degree in a health- or science-based program, with an interest in pursuing a career in health care.
  • Have an active .edu email address for the university or college they attend.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by June 15, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay on the assigned topic:
    • What do you feel are the three most critical issues facing the health care industry today and what ideas would you put into place to help address them?
  • Email your official transcript, essay, signed application and the terms and conditions (found online) to scholarship@laserspineinstitute.com

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

The CareerCrawlers MERIT Scholarship Program 2017-2018

Eligibility

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 either enrolled or planning to be enrolled in an accredited university or college in Fall 2017 or Spring 2018.
  • You must be at least 18 years old (at the time of disbursement)
  • Must be a Canadian or US citizen
  • Must be enrolled in an academic program in either healthcare or engineering related field
    • Nursing, Trucking, EMT, Postal, or Applied Sciences and Medicine

More Details

All Applications must be submitted before September 30, 2017 (Fall semester), and December 15, 2017 (Spring semester). Winners will be announced November 15, 2017, and January 27, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Submit a 300-400 word essay explaining why you should be considered for the scholarship.
    • Include a short video display of your past projects.
    • Email a short video of your professor’s and teacher’s recommendations.
    • As supporting content, you can send relevant photos, documents and videos
  • Fill out the application online.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

CPR Near Me Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Be studying in the USA and at least 18 years of age
  • Be a holder of a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Be currently enrolled in an institution that offers a major in education or healthcare related field

More Details

This scholarship is awarded monthly to students.

How to Apply

  • Write a 500-750 word essay that describes your career ambitions and why they are currently studying or why the need to pursue an education or healthcare degree.
  • To apply, email submissions@cprnearme.com with the following information:
    • Name, email address as well as phone number.
    • A 500-750-word essay in Microsoft Word Document format. On each page, at the top, you must include your name, email address as well as your phone number.
    • Either proof of current institution enrollment and recent transcript or future school enrollment.
    • CV or Resume (Optional).
    • What drove you to pursue a career in education or healthcare
    • Targets you have set in your studies
    • Type of career you envy after graduating
    • How you intend to positively impact all the lives of those around you

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Pacific Medical Training Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Any undergraduate or graduate college student currently enrolled in a “healthcare degree” program may apply
    • This includes, but is not limited to, degree programs and courseware supporting the following professions: Athletic Trainer, Cardiac Sonographer, Cardiovascular Technologist, Dental Assistant, Dentist, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Electrocardiographic Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Exercise Scientist/Specialist, Mammographer, Medical Assistant, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Assistant, Paramedic, Pharmacist, Phlebotomist, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Physician, Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist
  • Pre-professional programs such as pre-nursing and pre-medicine students are qualified as well. Students begin their coursework but ultimately transfer to another institution to complete their degree.
  • Employees and Pacific Medical Training, and their family members, are not eligible to participate in this program.
  • All entries become the sole property of Pacific Medical Training.
  • Proof of enrollment in a qualifying degree program may be required for eligibility.
  • Payment will be made as a stipend in September 2017 to the winner, funds are unrestricted.

More Details

  • Your submission will be a 750 to 1,000 word essay discussing emergency medical care from the perspective of a medical student. Basic life support is a critical skill for all healthcare providers and advanced and pediatric life support are also practiced by certain nurses and physicians depending on where they are working.
  • Please explain how you will prepare mentally and physically before performing life saving techniques on patients in your career. Working as a healthcare provider can be a stressful and rewarding career. And we are looking for your insight and advice for other students entering the field.

Greta James Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be enrolled in medical degree seeking programs (Ex: ADN or BSN) at an accredited university
  • Must provide transcripts from accredited school
  • Scholarship is open to all legal residents, who reside and attend school in the United States

More Details

All applications must be submitted by April 18, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.
  • Submit 2 essays of 300-500 words each.
    • Essay 1 – Describe a situation in which you had an opportunity to lead. What characteristics made you a good leader in that situation?
    • Essay 2 – Why are you currently pursuing your degree in healthcare? If you won this scholarship, how would it attribute to your goals?

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.