Medical Assisting Scholarships

Here are some of the Medical Assisting scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)

Eligible Applicants You are eligible to apply for this scholarship at a school that participates in the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program if you are From a disadvantaged background as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: An individual from a disadvantaged background is defined as one who comes from an environment that has inhibited the individual from obtaining the knowledge, skill, and abilities required to enroll in and graduate from a health professions school, or from a program providing education or training in an allied health profession; or comes from a family with an annual income below a level based on low income thresholds according to family size published by the U.S. Bureau of Census, adjusted annually for changes in the Consumer Price Index, and adjusted by the Secretary, HHS, for use in health professions and nursing programs. A citizen, national, or a lawful permanent resident of the United States or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico or the Marianas Islands, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Federated State of Micronesia. Eligible Disciplines Under this program, funds are awarded to accredited schools of medicine osteopathic medicine dentistry optometry pharmacy podiatric medicine veterinary medicine nursing (associate, diploma, baccalaureate and graduate degree) public health chiropractic allied health (baccalaureate or graduate degree programs of dental hygiene, medical laboratory technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, radiologic technology, speech pathology, audiology, and registered dietitians) graduate programs in behavioral and mental health practice (includes clinical psychology, clinical social work, professional counseling, or marriage and family therapy) programs providing training of physician assistants

Health Professions Education Loan Repayment Program

The purpose of the Health Professions Education Loan Repayment Program is to increase the number of dentists, dental hygienists, nurse practitioners, certified midwives, and physician assistants who are practicing direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California. Loan repayments are awarded to practitioners who are employed or who have a tentative offer of full-time employment in a medically underserved area of California to repay governmental or commercial loans incurred while pursuing their professional education. Eligible applicants may receive up to $20,000 over a two-year period, and would have a service obligation of 2 years. This program is made possible by a grant from the Vitamin Cases Consumer Settlement Fund.

Unity Hospital Education Fund Health Careers Scholarship

Description: Awarded annually to promising students enrolled in medical, dental, optometry, nursing, pharmacy, therapy, veterinary medicine or any and all educational programs that are designed to educate individuals for medical or other health care services. New, current, or re-entering students in a health related field are eligible for consideration.Criteria: Permanent resident of Buchanan School District for 6 months: if currently a high school senior or a high school graduate, a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent employment or military experience; if currently a college student, a grade point average of 2.5; must provide the most current transcript of grades or credits earned. Current or anticipated enrollment in an accredited college with a health related major and participation in volunteer and/or community activities.Award: Up to $1000; given at the discretion of the Unity Hospital Education Fund Advisory Committee.Some awards may be renewable.

GlaxoWellcome Fellowship for Asthma Care Mgmt Educ

This fellowship provides supplementary support for a one-year period to permit the fellow to complete a project in asthma education. It is designed to foster projects that address issues of asthma education, asthma self-management, and asthma awareness.

Doctor on Demand Scholarship

The Doctor On Demand Scholarship will award $5,000 to an exceptional student representing the next generation of modern medicine. The Doctor On Demand scholarship is available to any Medical, or Undergraduate student enrolled in a health-related field-of-study at an accredited college or university. This includes current, and recently graduated high-school students who will be attending their first semester fall. Application Instructions In a PDF, please provide a cover page with the following information: Name Email Phone Number College/University Year in School In the document, please answer the following question in 500-600 words: Please remember a time where you knew for certain you wanted to enter a medical field. Was there a specific event that triggered this? Was it something you were always drawn to? Why have you chosen health services over any other career? Once you have finished the essay, please email cover sheet (with above information) and essay in a PDF format to Please complete the survey in addition to submitting the essay. Survey answers will NOT be factored into scoring essay, but is a requirement to be considered for the scholarship award.

NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter High School Scholarship

The $2,000 scholarship funded directly by our NATAS chapter members. It will be awarded to a current high school senior who plans to attend a four-year college and pursue a career in the television industry. This is open to high school students attending a school anywhere in the membership area of our organization which includes Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Bowling Green, Toledo, Lima and Mansfield, Ohio; Erie, Pennsylvania; Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Bloomington, Lafayette, and Muncie, Indiana.

Mary B. Rhodes Scholarship

Awarded to children of international missionaries who are medical students and plan to go into international missions. Those majoring in nursing, dentistry, or pharmacy will also be considered. Application Deadline March 1 / Awarded in June Criteria for All Scholarship Applicants: Our primary mission focus is to assist Baptist students and/or entities, with activities that further the cause of Christ around the world. To be eligible for an MK scholarship, applicants must show that their parents are affiliated with a Southern Baptist-related entity.

Armenian American Medical Society Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria • • • • Armenian Descent or Special interest in Armenian Medical Causes • Armenian Community Service • Completed Application Package $1,000 will be awarded to students enrolled in an American accredited medical, pharmacy, dental, physician assistant, nursing or other professional healthcare schools Scholarship award is intended for students of Armenian descent, or with special interest in Armenian Affairs  Currently attending an American accredited medical, pharmacy, dental, physician assistant, nursing or other professional healthcare schools  Proof of acceptance to the school you are attending  Sealed official transcripts, current academic reference letter  Current reference letter attesting to Armenian community service  Essay

Ouida Mundy Hill Memorial Fund

Description:This scholarship is part of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation's Vocational Education Scholarship Program. Vocational Education describes certification or degree programs designed to teach students skills for a specific segment of employment. Programs include culinary arts, auto repair, diesel mechanics, cosmetology, computer graphics and assistive medical technology. Requirements:For students enrolled in vocational education programs in the UH Community College system.

NCMC Volunteers Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be planning to obtain certification as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) through Nurse Aid courses offered at Aims Community College. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States of America.

ASCP Scholarships

ASCP awards $1,000 to students enrolled in their final clinical year of study in programs to become a Cytotechnologist (CT), Histotechnician (HT), Histotechnologist (HTL), Medical Laboratory Technician/Clinical Laboratory Technician (MLT/CLT), Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist (MLS/MT/CLS) or Pathologists’ Assistant (PA). Applicants must be enrolled in a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) or Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited laboratory science program, be either a United States citizen or a permanent resident, and maintain a minimum of 2.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale to be eligible.

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