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
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
Who may apply: Maryland residents who provide public service in Maryland State or local government or nonprofit agencies in Maryland to low income or underserved residents.How to apply: Complete and file a LARP General application. Third-year law students must file a Pre-Graduation Law Application and LARP General application.When to apply: LARP General applications become available in June. The application deadline is September 30. Pre-Graduation Law Applications become available in September of your third year of law school. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTSYou must have earned a degree from a college in Maryland, or from any law school, or a resident teacher certificate from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). You must be employed full-time (35+ hours per week) in state or local government or in a nonprofit organization in Maryland. Your employer must help low income, underserved residents or underserved areas in the state. You must have educational loans from a university, government, or commercial source that you used to pay college expenses. You may not be in default on a loan. Your annual gross salary cannot exceed $60,000. If married, your annual gross salary cannot exceed $60,000, and your combined salaries cannot exceed $130,000. If employed as a nurse faculty member, your annual gross salary cannot exceed $75,000. If married, your annual gross salary cannot exceed $75,000, and your combined salaries cannot exceed $160,000. This is a service-based program. Prior service obligations from other State of Maryland scholarships must be completed by July 1. One position cannot fulfill two service obligations simultaneously.PRE-GRADUATION LAW STUDENT REQUIREMENTSYou must be a law student attending University of Maryland, Baltimore or University of Baltimore and in your third and final year of school. You must submit a Pre-Graduation Law Application before graduation in May, together with verification of an employment offer. You must submit a LARP General application by September 30 and meet all eligibility requirements listed above.
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 purpose of the Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program is to increase the number of appropriately trained allied healthcare professionals, and to encourage their practice in direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California. Priority is given to students enrolled in the fields of medical imaging, occupational therapy, physical therapy, respiratory care, social work, pharmacy, pharmacy technician, medical laboratory technologist, surgical technician, ultrasound technician, and diagnostic medical sonography. Eligible applicants may receive up to $2,500 per year, and would have a service obligation of 1 year or 100-150 hours volunteer service. This program is funded by a contribution from Kaiser Permanente.
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.
The purpose of the Health Professions Education Scholarship 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. Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in these specialties who have demonstrated financial need. Eligible applicants may receive up to $10,000 per year, and would have a service obligation of 2 years. This program is made possible by a grant from the Vitamin Cases Consumer Settlement Fund.
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.
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.
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 Imagine America Foundation created its Imagine America High School Scholarship Program in 1998 to help provide scholarships for high school students. This annual scholarship program has helped thousands of high school seniors afford a career education at hundreds of career schools across the United States. Each year, every high school in the United States and Puerto Rico may nominate up to five graduating seniors to receive a $1,000 Imagine America scholarship!
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