Medical Assisting Scholarships
Here are some of the Medical Assisting scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
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.
Under this program, funds are awarded to accredited schools of
nursing (associate, diploma, baccalaureate and graduate degree)
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
Graduate Scholarships of $1,000 each are available to five students who are currently enrolled in a MLS/MT/CLS graduate program.Eligibility RequirementsTo be eligible for a scholarship, you must:• Be enrolled in a clinical or medical laboratory sciencegraduate program that is affiliated with a NAACLS accredited MT/CLS/MLS program AND have started a graduate project orresearch• Hold current certification as an MT/CLS/MLS• Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0• Be a United States citizen OR a permanent United States resident• Submit a complete application packetSelection Criteria• Academic achievement (cumulative GPA)• Professional goals• Leadership abilities
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.
In a PDF, please provide a cover page with the following information:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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.
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.
The Career Technical Workforce Grant is available to students enrolled in an eligible career technical education program operated by a designated Kansas educational institution that has been identified as offering a technical certificate or associate of applied science degree program in a high cost, high demand, or critical industry field. Designated Kansas educational institutions include technical colleges, community colleges, and public four-year colleges that award associate of applied science degrees; and Washburn Institute of Technology. Only technical certificate and associate of applied science degree programs are included among the eligible programs. Preference in awarding goes to applicants with financial need.
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.
The Massachusetts Gilbert Matching Student Grant Program (GMSGP) makes funds available to participating Massachusetts' institutions of higher education and schools of nursing. At least one hundred percent of such funds must be used for direct financial assistance to needy Massachusetts's undergraduate students to enable them to attend or continue to attend such institutions.
Who Is Eligible?
To be eligible for a Massachusetts Gilbert Grant, a student must:
Be a dependent student who is a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts and whose source of support is a parent who has been a permanent resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the twelve months prior to the opening of the academic year; or an independent student who has been a permanent resident of the Commonwealth for the twelve months immediately preceding the opening of the academic year.
Be a United States citizen or an eligible non citizen.
Not have earned a bachelor's or professional degree or their equivalent.
Not be in default of a Federal or state education loan or owe a refund on any previously received financial aid.
Demonstrate financial aid need according to program guidelines.
Be maintaining satisfactory academic progress according to institutional and Federal standards.
Be in compliance with applicable laws regarding Selective Service Registration.
Be enrolled full-time.
Not have earned a first diploma from a hospital or professional nursing program.
An eligible institution shall mean an institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts which:
Admits as regular students only persons having a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education or the recognized equivalent of such a certification, and
Is legally authorized within the Commonwealth to provide a program of post-secondary education, and
Provides an education for which it awards an associate or bachelors degree and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, or
Provides an education which results in an award of a diploma indicating satisfactory completion of a hospital school or professional nursing program which is accredited by the National League of Nursing, and is approved by the State Board of Registration in Nursing
Is not a public institution of higher education operated by the Commonwealth or its subdivisions and does not derive the major portion of its annual budget from state or local appropriations, and
Does not have as its primary purpose education for religious purposes.
What Awards Are Available?
Massachusetts Gilbert Grant awards range from $200 to $2500 per academic year.
How Do I Apply?
Contact your financial aid office for application requirements and deadlines. You may also call the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance at (617) 391-6070 for additional information.
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 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.
You could receive one of the $500 scholarships awarded by theAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology. We are searching for the best future medical laboratory professionals. If you are currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of (within the last 9 months from the date this application is filed) an approved phlebotomy training program, you may be eligible to receive one of the scholarships. Students who are completing phlebotomy training as a component of a MT/CLS/MLS or MLT/CLT Program are not eligible for a phlebotomy scholarship.Approved programs include: NAACLS-approved phlebotomy program Phlebotomy program approved by the applicant’s State Department of Health Sciences Phlebotomy program that meets the ASCP Board of CertificationRoute 2 eligibility criteriaSelection Criteria Professional goals• Leadership abilities• Community activities•
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