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
Those individuals committed to a medical assisting career, holding a high school diploma or the equivalent, and enrolled or soon to be enrolled in a postsecondary medical assisting program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Scholarships are awarded on the basis of interest, need and aptitude. The recipients are selected by the directors of The AAMA Endowment. One can take medical assistant training courses at community or junior colleges, proprietary schools and vocational-technical institutes accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). On request, the American Association of Medical Assistants will supply a list of schools offering programs accredited by CAAHEP.
Since 1983, MAPCCS members have granted in excess of $3,000,000 in scholarship assistance to high school seniors interested in attending private colleges and career schools. Scholarship recipients are selected based upon their scholastic achievements, community involvement, extra curricular participation and recommendations from teachers, counselors or administrators. Applications are available through high school guidance offices, the MAPCCS office or the admissions/financial aid office of each participating member institution.
Check the website for list of participating schools.
Graduate Scholarships of $1,000 each are available to five students who are currently pursuing a graduate degree in the area of medical laboratory science.
To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:
• Be enrolled in a clinical or medical laboratory science graduate program that is affiliated with a NAACLS-accredited
MT/CLS/MLS* program AND have started a graduate project or research
• 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 resident of the United States
• Submit a complete application packet
• Academic achievement (cumulative GPA)
• Professional goals
• Leadership abilities
We will award a $500 scholarship to the applicant chosen.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Applicant must be currently attending a college or university, or will be attending in the fall.
Applicant must have a min. of 3.0 GPA based on the previous school year’s academic performance.
For the essay portion of the application, please write an essay on the topic: “Why I want to pursue a career in the medical field.” The essay must be 400 words or more. Be sure to include personal experiences, and your thoughts on the importance of saving money.
How to Apply
Fill out the scholarship application.
The scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s college or university.
TopMedicalAssistantSchools.com will not contact individual applicants unless he/she is the scholarship recipient.
Necessary Documents Required of Potential Winners
One copy of Official High School or College Transcripts
IRS Form W-9
Copy of United States Driver’s License
Headshot photograph in high-resolution, digitally as a JPEG or TIFF file
Who is eligible to apply?
Any student who is currently attending a college or university, or will be attending in the fall.
How will the essays be judged?
The essays will be reviewed and judged by creativity, specificity, and grammar. We are looking for students who need the extra money to get through college. We understand the financial burden of college. We were students too.
Just Home Medical—the online resource for all your home medical supplies—is proud to announce our first ever JustHomeMedical.com Health Care Leaders Scholarship! As part of our ongoing commitment to helping families maintain healthy lifestyles, we will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one health care student. Best of all, we don’t require any boring essays or long application forms. To apply, simply make a video answering the question: "What are your long and short term goals as a future health care leader?"
How to Apply:
Make a video answering the question—What are your long and short term goals as a future health care leader?
Videos must be under 3 minutes. They’ll be judged on creativity and thoughtfulness.
Include our URL somewhere in your video and video description.
Email a link to your video to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In your email, include your full name, school year & what health care program you are/will be attending.
All applications are due by December 31.
The winner must be enrolled in an accredited US school.
The winner must be in some type of health care program, whether they’re studying to be a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, physical therapist, dentist or medical technician. Not sure if you qualify? Just email us at email@example.com.
The winner must be a legal US resident.
The winner cannot be an employee or relative of JustHomeMedical.com.
Funds will be sent directly to the winner’s school.
By applying, the winner grants us full permission to use their video on our site.
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.
Students who are enrolled or accepted into Dentist, Dental Hygienists, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Physician Assistant programs.An awardee may receive up to $10,000 for this scholarship. An awardee commits to work full-time or 32 hours per week after graduating with a degree for a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care in a medically underserved area (MUA) in California.You must be both a permanent resident of California and U.S. citizen in order to apply for all programs administered by the Health Professions Education Foundation.To be eligible for this program, students must be seeking one of the following health profession occupations:? Dentistry? Dental Hygiene? Nurse Practitiodner? Physician Assistant? Certified Nurse MidwiferyScholarships are available to students who are enrolled or accepted in an accredited professional program. Priority will be given to students who will graduate within one (1) to two (2) years. Awardees must sign a contract with the office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)/Health Professions Education Foundation and agree to the following:? Be a full-time or part-time student (no less than six (6) units) in a California accredited school.? Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 each year scholarship funds are sought.? Upon graduating, complete a two (2) year service obligation to practice in a medically underserved area of California as a Health Professional providing full-time (32 hours per week or its equivalent) direct patient care.NOTE: Scholarship recipients may be awarded up to two (2) times which carries a two (2) year service obligation for each award.
Eligibility: Graduating senior or a past graduate of Stratford High School who intends to enroll in a health-related field(including certain hospital based programs.)Application: Available from Stratford High School Guidance Department
A scholarship for students pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field).
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.
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