Eligible candidates will be individuals who have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career relating to environmental health science, food science, drugs, pharmacology, cosmetics or medical devices, who attends a college or university in any of the states or provinces represented by WAFDO listed below:
Only juniors and seniors at a college or university in WAFDO-represented states or provinces are eligible to apply.
How to Apply:
Completed applications include the following:
A one-page (typed) biographical sketch and a statement regarding your choice of major and future career plans
A copy of your official and complete college transcript, a pdf copy may be sent if applying by email
Two letters of recommendation
Completed information below
Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s paper application.
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:
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
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
Interested applicants must complete the entire application process. Applicants must:
Complete all application sections via the Scholarship Application Portal and click “Submit” by the application deadline.
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.
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.
– 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:
Plans to pursue a healthcare-related career at any accredited post-secondary school or college
Are already enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school or college for a healthcare-related field
Can demonstrate a record of academic excellence
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?
Must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States.
Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA.
All applications must be submitted by July 15, 2019.
How to Apply
Submit an essay (500 words or less) please address the following:
Our patients are daily allergy and/or asthma sufferers, and we know how important medicine is to helping them live a normal, productive, and healthy life. 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.
The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.
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.
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.