College of Health Professions

Program Specific Scholarships


AMBUSC Scholarship
The objective of "Scholarships for Therapists" is to enhance direct therapy services to people with disabilities by providing financial assistance to students for professional trainings in Physical Therapy.  To be eligible for consideration, applicant must: Be a citizen of the United States, Document financial need, Document good scholastic standing, Be accepted at the junior or senior undergraduate, or graduate level in a program which qualifies the applicant for clinical practice.  The institution to which you are accepted must present a curriculum ACCREDITED by the appropriate health/therapy profession authority, Express an intent to enter clinical practice in chosen field of therapy in the United States upon completion of course of study for which aid is requested

American Psychological Association
This is a tool provided by the American Psychological Association to search for scholarships, grants and awards.

Army Health Professions Scholarship Program
Must be a medical or psychology student, be a U.S. citizen with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school, be enrolled in an accredited graduate program in the U.S or Puerto Rico, maintain full-time student status during the length of the program, qualify as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve.

Institute for Diversity in Health Management
The Institute for Diversity in Health Management Currently Offers three annual scholarships to graduate students who are pursuing a degree in healthcare administration for a comparable discipline

International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons
Must be a student preparing for a career in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physical or occupational therapy, or medical technologies.  Must be a U.S. Citizen, enrolled full-time at a school accredited in the field involved and must be for at least the second year of school.

Roy and Roxie Campanella Physical Therapy Professional Education Scholarship
Applicant must address the question "why did you choose physical therapy as a profession and how have your experiences contributed to your sensitivity to people of different cultures?" and provide a statement from a physical therapist addressing applications potential as a physical therapies, character, leadership, clinical education and research ability, and how he or she believes the application has demonstrated sensitivity to people of different cultures

 National Health Service Corps
The NHSC Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students pursuing primary health care professions training in NHSC-eligible disciplines in return for a commitment to provide health care to communities in need, upon graduation and the completion of training  .In return for each school year, or partial school year, of financial support received, students agree to provide primary health care services for one (1) year at an NHSC-approved site located in a high-need Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).  For the first school year, or partial school year, of support, there is a minimum 2-year service commitment.<u1:p _rdeditor_exists="1"></u1:p><o:p _rdeditor_exists="1"></o:p>

General Scholarships

Armenian Students' Association Scholarship
Students must: Be of Armenian descent, enrolled as a full-time student, must be a U.S. Citizen or must possess appropriate Visa status in order to study in the U.S.

KF Scholarship Programs
For students of Polish decent this site provides several scholarships with varying qualifications. Please see the website for further details.

PICA Educational Scholarships'
The Pacific Islander's Cultural Association is making available a number of educational scholarships to qualified Pacific Islander students who are either starting or continuing college.
Preference is given to applicants of Pacific Islander descent (Polynesian, Melanesian or Micronesian). The applicant's home of residence must be within one of these California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Marin, Monterey, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, or within those counties' boundaries. Applicant must be sponsored by a community leader who has worked with you as a student, volunteer or mentor.* Applicant must have graduated from High School or obtained a GED prior to the AWARD DATE above. Recipients must enroll in and maintain at least 12 units each quarter or semester during the academic year listed above at a Community College; four-year College or University; Trade or Professional School.  A maximum of four scholarships may be awarded during an applicant's post-high school career.

Paula and Daisy Soros Scholarship for New Americans
This scholarship for New Americans provides financial support for up to 30 individuals in graduate study per year.  To be eligible to apply individuals must hold a "Green" card, be a naturalized U.S. citizen or the child of two parents who are naturalized citizens. At the time of their selection, fellows must be college seniors or early in the graduate programs for which they request support.

Opportunity Scholarships for Lutheran Laywomen
The purpose of the Opportunity Scholarships for Lutheran Laywomen is to provide assistance to women studying for a career other than the ordained ministry. There are several scholarships available with varying qualifications.  Please visit the website for further details.

Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Graduate student enrolled full time during the scholarship application year, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, students with Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status.

John Gyles Education Scholarship
Available to both students from U.S. and Canada, be a full-time student, have a GPA of 3.5 on a scale of 4.0.

Jewish Vocational Services Scholarship
To be eligible, you must be a Jewish full-time college or graduate student with financial needs.  Scholarships are granted to students who show promise in their chose careers, especially those entering professions dedicated to helping others.  Students must either be born and or raised in Cook County, Chicago Metropolitan area or Northwest Indiana or have one continuous year of full-time employment in Cook County or Chicago metropolitan area prior to starting professional education.

Japanese Medical Society of America
Students must demonstrate academic excellence, show a strong interested in the JMSA and achieving its goals, and propose a clear, achievable project that will benefit the JMSA and the Japanese community.

Indian Health Services
This site provides several Scholarships available to students who have an Indian heritage as well as other varying qualifications please visit the website for further details.

Illinois Hospital Association
Student must be an Illinois resident with financial need, attend an accredited school and have a GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 or 4.5 out of 5.0.

Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
This site provides several Scholarships available to students who have served or is a dependent of a veteran as well as other varying qualifications please visit the website for further details.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
This site provides several Scholarships available to students with Hispanic heritage as well as other varying qualifications please visit the website for further details.

Greek Women's University Club
Candidates must be female, a full-time graduate student, have at least one parent of Greek ancestry, be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent resident of the Chicago metropolitan Area.

Daughters of the American Revolution
All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or University in the United States

Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA) Scholarships
There are several Scholarships available with varying qualifications please visit the website for further details.

 Air Force Health Professions Scholarship
To qualify you must: Be a U.S. Citizen, Be accepted at an accredited graduate institution in an appropriate Health Professions training program. Must service a minimum obligation of three years.