Any student currently enrolled in, or applying to enroll within the next academic year, in a degree program in the fields of healthcare or education, at an accredited U.S. university, is eligible to apply.
You must provide your school GPA.
You must be at least 18 years old.
We take a broad view of what counts as a “healthcare field,” and that can include students pursuing mental health degrees or occupations, as well as administrative and non-profit programs. Applicants will have the opportunity to make their case for why their chosen field of study can be classified as healthcare or education-focused as part of their essay.
If you aren’t selected, that doesn’t mean we aren’t interested in your story — we still want to hear from you! Unsuccessful applicants may re-apply in subsequent scholarship rounds. Scholarships will only be awarded one time to each winner. Past winners are not eligible to apply again.
Please do not send emails asking if your essay was received. Unless you receive a failure to deliver message, then we have received your submission.
Please read the full submission instructions before contacting us with questions related to the scholarship. If you need further assistance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants will not be notified if they were not selected. Please do not email us asking if or when a winner has been selected. Winners are selected approximately 30 days after each scholarship deadline.
Scholarship winner will need to submit a photo copy of government issued state identification card or driver license.
How to Apply:
Write a scholarship essay of between 750 and 1,000 words, explaining your career aspirations, how you plan to advance healthcare and/or education through your work, and what inspired you to commit yourself to this field. Your scholarship essay can be attached as a Word file, or linked as a Google Doc.
Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.
Applicants must provide proof that they have been accepted into a research position in biology or medical-related lab on a full-time or substantial part-time basis (minimum 9 credit hours worth of research work for the next two semesters).
Must obtain and submit a letter of recommendation – either from a teacher/ tutor/ or lecturer who knows the student well or from an employer in a relevant healthcare services niche (must be signed and on letterhead to be accepted).
Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.40 on a 4.0 scale.
How to Apply:
Certain additional materials are required for your application to be considered.
A response (at least 500 words) to this essay question: Explain your reason(s) for applying for a scholarship and why you feel you should receive one, and the type of career in the healthcare or biomedical related industry you plan to pursue and your future goals.
You may upload the following items when completing your online application:
A copy of your current college or high school transcript. If you are a graduating senior, your transcript must include grades for your senior year. Unofficial copies are acceptable; report cards are not.
You must also include a letter of acceptance from the healthcare or biomedical related post-secondary program you will attend.
Optionally you can submit an abstract of your research. Those with meritorious research subjects and are currently engaging in research will be considered first.
Please submit your material to email@example.com
All application materials must be RECEIVED on or before 05/31/2020 to be eligible.
We will select the winner on 06/30/2020 and send funds by check. For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Washington State Resident OR students attending a Washington school from any background.
Pursuing a career in pre-veterinary medicine (equine practice only), equine science, racetrack management, equine business management, or pasture management as it pertains to horse farms, equine, or racetrack marketing and/or communications and other related fields.
2.85 cumulative GPA minimum.
Annual household income of less than $75,000 OR be financially independent. To be considered financially independent, a student must be at least 23 years old OR married OR a veteran OR an orphan OR have dependents of his or her own. Applicants who have been legally emancipated must provide documentation indicating such.
All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2019.
How to Apply
Write an essay (500 words or less) on one of the following topics:
What do you consider to be the single most important societal problem? Why?
Pick a controversial problem on college campuses and suggest a solution.
Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school.
Describe your most meaningful achievement(s) and how it relates to your future goals.
Submit two letters of recommendation (must be signed but not in sealed envelope).
Current, official transcript (seal can be broken).
Student Aid Report (From FAFSA).
If you have not received your Student Aid Report, you must submit either your parent/guardian’s previous year’s tax return and current year’s W2 form OR the current year’s tax return (additional years may be requested).
Financial aid award letter(s) (including other scholarship awards).
Complete online application.
The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.