Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatry

Program Specific Scholarships

American Podiatric Medical Association
All third- and fourth-year students from the nine colleges of podiatric medicine are eligible.  Candidates for Educational Foundation scholarships are selected by the College Scholarship and Student Loan Committee based on the following criteria:  Financial need, Grade point average, Podiatric community/school service, Leadership involvement , APMA membership

Women’s Scholarships From The American Association For Women Podiatrists
Each year, they provide a talented group of students a valuable scholarship prize of $500 to assist with the fees associated with pursuing their degree in podiatric medicine.

Zelda Walling Vicha Memorial Scholarship 2013
The scholarship will be in the amount of $2,000, awarded to a Podiatry Student entering his/her fourth (4th) year of school during the fall semester of 2013-2014.


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.