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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

APWU Vocational Scholarship Program

The APWU National Executive Board established the Vocational Scholarship to help students interested in programs of study leading to trade, technical, industrial or vocational occupations that can include, for example: Culinary, Medical or Dental Assistant, Electrician, Real Estate, Auto Mechanic, Certified I/T‐Computer Education, Massage Therapy or Cosmetology. Five recipients from among the five postal regions will receive up to $3,000 to be used for up to three years of study in a specific trade, technical, industrial or vocational school. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS  A senior attending high school or other corresponding secondary school.     Child or grandchild, including stepchild or legally adopted child of an active member, Retirees Department member, or deceased member of the American Postal Workers Union.  Parent or grandparent must be a full dues paying member or retiree member [as defined in the APWU National   Constitution and Bylaws, reference Article 3, Section 1, Section 4(d)] in good standing or must have been a member immediately preceding death.  Recipients for the Vocational awards must attend an accredited community college, vocational school or   vocational program.      Must maintain [status report to be provided to APWU annually]: 1. “B” average, or 2. “Pass” if Pass/Fail system, or 3. An evaluation from the Counselor or Instructor   EXCLUSIONS  Children/grandchildren of all Elected National Officers.  Sponsor is currently a postal manager.     Scholarship will be discontinued if the sponsor becomes a postal manager.  Applicants from other Postal Unions (NALC, NRLCA, NMPHU)

Dr. Ralph E. White Graduating Senior Scholarship

California State PTA awards a scholarship each year for $500 to two (2), successful applicants of the Graduating High School Senior Scholarship who intend to pursue a career in a medical field. Two students selected to receive a Graduating High School Senior Scholarship are awarded an additional $500 from the Dr. Ralph E. White Graduating Senior Scholarship Program.

Galien Ambulance Scholarship

Description: Awarded annually to a High School senior residing in the Galien School District, who is beginning a career path for a health-related profession in an effort to help provide health professionals in the Galien area.Criteria: Graduates of any High School in Southwest lower Michigan who is currently a Galien Resident and enrolled in medical, dental, optometric, veterinary medicine, nursing, therapy, or any and all educational programs which are designed to educate individuals for the provision of medical or other health care services to humans or to animals. Consideration will be given to a full or part-time student at an accredited institute of higher learning with evidence of leadership and communityservice. Financial need will be at least a secondary consideration. Interview required.Award: Amounts up to $1000; nonrenewable

Healthcare Worker Scholarship

The Healthcare Worker Scholarship is an annual $500 scholarship awarded to a student pursuing a career in the healthcare field who submits the best 200 word essay on the topic of how choosing a career in healthcare can make a positive difference in their community. Applicants must be college students pursuing a healthcare related undergraduate degree or graduate degree. High school students are also eligible if they plan to study a healthcare related major and will be at least 18 years of age by the date of scholarship reimbursement. This scholarship is sponsored by healthcareworkersalary.com, a leading healthcare salary information website in the United States. Healthcare Worker Salary provides a comprehensive resource of useful information for aspiring healthcare workers, including salaries for different professions, schools and programs available and recommended resources. Eligibility: To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be: At least 18 years of age. A college student pursuing a healthcare related undergraduate degree or certificate at an accredited college or university. High school student planning to pursue a healthcare related major.

Gilbert Matching Student Grant Program

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. Eligible Institutions 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.

Kevin L. Boyer M.D. Charitable Foundation,Inc

The Foundation will provide scholarships, endowments, and grants for high school seniors who have expressed specific interest in health care education. Interested students can apply for a foundation scholarship by writing a two page summary that includes: I. Career intentions and a summary of the applicant’s goals in pursuing a career in a health care profession. II. Events which have influenced the applicant’s future goals. III. Factors demonstrating aptitude for a career in health care. IV. Brief summary of the applicants financial need. V. Qualifications, resume, and class ranking. VI. Applicants personal information including names of parents, mailing address and reliable phone number. Applications are currently accepted from students attending one of the following local schools: Manatee, Southeast, Bayshore, Braden River, and Lakewood Ranch.

MAPCCS Scholarships

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.

The Recovery Village Healthcare Scholarship

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).

ASCP Phlebotomy Scholarships

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•

Health Services Collegiate Prgm, Medical Service

Must be a student entering the senior year of college who is under the age of 35 with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Offered to African-American, Hispanic, American Indian, and Asian students. Must be a U.S. citizen attending a four-year institution studying pharmacy, optometry, environmental health, industrial hygiene, health care administration, physical therapy, or to become a physician assistant.

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