So you’re considering becoming a healthcare student but you’re wondering how to pay for your tuition. The good news is that finding healthcare administration scholarships could be easier than you think. When looking for healthcare scholarships, you can check with companies, local governments, clubs, and private individuals or foundations to see if they offer relevant award programs.
In general, scholarships tend to be need-based, merit-based or related to religion, sex or ethnicity. One thing to keep in mind as you search is that reputable sources will not ask for a fee when you apply. And, don’t forget to consider federal student loans or state grants as another possible option to help fund your education.
Some Examples of Healthcare Management Scholarships
When it comes to healthcare administration scholarships, the amounts awarded and qualifications may vary. The key thing to remember is that you can’t win if you don’t apply. As such, let’s take a look at some of the healthcare management scholarships out there to see if one could be right for you.
ACMPE Scholarship Fund Program: These scholarships range from $1,000-$5,000 and applicants must be undergrad or grad students enrolled in degree programs related to medical practice management.
Cathy L. Brock Memorial Scholarships: Applicants for this $1,000 must be first or second year grad students pursuing a degree in healthcare administration and must demonstrate financial need, a commitment to community service and academic excellence.
HRET Health Career Scholarships: Applicants for this $2,000 scholarship must be New Jersey residents who’ve been accepted into a grad or undergrad program in hospital or healthcare administration. You must demonstrate financial need and have maintained a GPA of 3.0.
Elliot C. Roberts Scholarships: Applicants for this $1,000 award must be first or second year graduate healthcare administration students who demonstrate financial need, excel academically and are members of an ethnic minority group.
Julie Schmid Research Scholarships: Applicants for this $2,000 award must propose an original research project on current/anticipated issues in healthcare-related occupational health.
GE Healthcare Management Scholarship Program: This award is open to graduate students in business and healthcare administration programs. It is based on academic standing, financial need and an essay submission.
Sandra Bobbitt Continuing Education Scholarships: This $600 award is available to an Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) active member who is in good standing.