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Laborde Earles Law Firm Cancer Scholarship


  • The Cancer Scholarship is open to all college applicants planning to study medicine, public health, toxicology, or another related field. Eligibility guidelines include:
    • A minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Being admitted to or currently attending a college or university

How to Apply:

  • Applicants are to write a policy brief to their Congressperson or local politician detailing the gaps in the current policy and why increased regulations will be good for public health.
  • The length for the submission is 1,000 words. Applicants must submit their essays in PDF format along with their application.

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

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship- Baccalaureate Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

Scholarship for Future Medical Professionals


  • Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA.
  • Must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply:

To apply for the scholarship, please submit an essay addressing the following:

    •  In 500 words or less, please tell us what has inspired you to pursue a medical career, and how do you plan to use your education to better the lives of others.

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

Soma Weight Loss Health & Wellness Scholarship


  • 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.



2020 Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship

Who is eligible for a Student Scholarship?

Applicants to the Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship must:

  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico.

  • Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year.

  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience.

  • Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.

When is the program open period?

  • Only the first 1,000 scholarship applications will be considered. If the program reaches 1,000 scholarship applications before the deadline date of August 1st, 2020, then the program will automatically close. Your scholarship application MUST be one of the first 1,000 submitted electronically.

How do I apply?

To begin, click on the Apply for a Scholarship link at the bottom of the scholarship providers website.

Within that Application you will need to write essays addressing the following questions

    • Describe your outstanding achievement in school. Maximum 500 words.
    • Describe your participation and leadership in school activities, the community, and work experiences. Maximum 1000 words
    • Pretend that you were recently hired by the government to develop new public policy to end diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. What factors contribute to these health problems? What specific steps will you take to overcome them? What obstacles do you foresee while trying to institute the new policy? Maximum 1500 words.



Helping Hands Scholarship

Scholarship Eligibility

– Applicants must plan to attend an accredited post-secondary school or college by fall 2020. If the applicant is already enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school or college, they must be able to show that they are pursuing a career in healthcare.
– Must have a minimum G.P.A of 3.0
– Applicants must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.


The Helping Hands Scholarship Program is a Nationwide scholarship offered to High School Seniors as well as College Undergraduates within the United States. This scholarship does not require an essay, but instead, you make a video recording of yourself answering the questions presented in the application process. The $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who:
  1. Plans to pursue a healthcare-related career at any accredited post-secondary school or college
  2. Are already enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school or college for a healthcare-related field
  3. Can demonstrate a record of academic excellence
  4. Has the passion and drive for a career in healthcare


If you are interested in applying for the 2019-2020 Helping Hands Scholarship Program, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Applicants must record and submit a 1-5 minute video of themselves answering the following questions as if it was an interview.
Question 1 – What career are you pursuing in healthcare and why?
Question 2 – What inspired you to get into healthcare?
Question 3 – Where do you see yourself in 10 years career wise?
Question 4 – Why do you think you deserve to win the Helping Hands Scholarship?
Step 2: Please print, complete, and sign the following video release form.
Step 3: Applicants MUST submit a completed scholarship application form through our Google Form. This is also where the you will upload the video as well as the proper release form.
Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Law Garcia’s Scholarship Program


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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.

Betty K. Adams MD Endowed Health Sciences Scholarship


  • Undergraduate sophomore; junior or senior considered if no sophomore applications
  • Minimum GPA 3.5
  • Preference given to
  • Major in Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dental, Nursing or Pharmacy
  • Demonstrated high financial need
  • Washington state students
  • Students who’s intent is to serve undeserved populations

More Details

  • Complete a WSU General Scholarship Application on or before Jan 31st
  • Renewable with satisfactory academic progress