Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award
The Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. Eligible applicants for Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency.
The National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) Loan Repayment Program (LRP)
The NCMHD was mandated by Congress to develop a distinct loan repayment program to increase the pool of extramural researchers who conduct health disparities research. The NCMHD Loan Repayment Program (LRP) offers an educational loan repayment of up to $35,000 per year to qualified health professionals with doctorate degrees (e.g., M.D., Ph.D., Dr.PH.) who are employed in non-federal academic/research settings and are able to conduct two years of health disparities or clinical research.
UC Global Health Institute: GloCal Health Fellowship
The GloCal Health Fellowship supports a 12-month, mentored research fellowship for investigators interested in studying diseases and conditions in developing countries. Designed for US doctoral students (PhD, DrPH, etc.), and postdoctoral fellows.
National Health Services Corps Loan Repayment Program
Full-time at an NHSC-approved site with HPSA score of 14 or above can receive up to $60,000 in loan repayment for committing to serve at site for at least two years. Full-time at an NHSC-approved site with HPSA score of 13 or below can receive up to $40,000 in loan repayment for committing to serve at the site for at least two years. Half-time at an NHSC-approved site with HPSA score of 14 or above can receive up to $60,000 in loan repayment for committing to serve for four years, or up to $30,000 for two years of service. Half-time at an NHSC-approved site with HPSA score of 13 or below can receive up to $40,000 in loan repayment for committing to serve for four years, or up to $20,000 for two years.
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program
The NHSC Scholarship Program provides scholarships to health profession students pursuing careers as primary care providers in exchange for their commitment to serve in high-need, underserved communities. The scholarship includes tax-free payment of tuition, required fees, other reasonable educational costs, and a taxable monthly living stipend.
The Health Professions Loan Repayment Program
Those awarded the Health Professions Education Loan Repayment may receive up to $20,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Qualified facilities include those designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) as a medically underserved area (MUA), health professional shortage area (HPSA), county, state, or veteran’s facility.
US Armed Forces Loan Repayment Programs (Army)
The Active Duty Health Professions Loan Repayment Program can help you repay up to $120,000 of those loans.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
The largest national professional membership organization created for NPs of all specialties.
Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation
Scholarships and awards to support NP graduate students. Different awards and scholarships are offered depending on the year.
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
Awards scholarships to student members of the Academy who are enrolled in an accredited PA program.
Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology
Awards up to $2,500 to PA students with strong interest in pursuing a career in oncology.
California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA)
Offers three $2,000 scholarships to CAPA student members.
Physician Assistants for Latino Health Scholarship
The Physician Assistants for Latino Health (PALH), a caucus of American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), offers scholarship grants to currently enrolled P.A. students. Students who are members of PALH and Student Academy of American Academy of Physician Assistants (SAAAPA) and demonstrate leadership in the Latino community and interest in Latino health issues (applicants do not need to be of Latino descent) are eligible to apply. The number of scholarships and amounts awarded vary each cycle.
Physician Assistant Foundation
The P.A. Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). A student member of the AAPA who is attending an ARC-PA-accredited P.A. program and is in the didactic or clinical professional phase of the program is eligible to apply. Scholarships are awarded based on the availability of funds provided through contributions.
PAOS Physician Assistant Orthopedic Surgery
Current PA student in a current CAAHEA/CAAHEP or ARC-PA approved program. The top 5 candidates will be required to write a professional publish-worthy, orthopaedic case study, review article or clinical pearl (between 1,000 - 1,500 words with appropriate reference) for review by the scholarship committee. If selected as one of the scholarship recipients, you will be invited to attend the annual conference to present your paper and network with the Board of Directors (expenses paid). Offers 2 (two) $5,000 scholarships per year.
AAPINA Scholarship Program
The Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA) will award $1,000 to one of its members pursuing an undergraduate or a graduate nursing degree.
AfterCollege/American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Scholarship Fund
AACN member school attendees, including first-generation students enrolled in graduate nursing programs, may apply for funds. The fund gives special consideration to nurse educator, master’s-bridge and accelerated program enrollees.
Deloras Jones RN Scholarship Program – Northern Region
Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, this scholarship offers $1000 to $3000 awards to eligible nursing students.
Geraldine “Polly” Bednash Scholarship Program
The Geraldine “Polly” Bednash Scholarship Program provides $5,000 in funding to outstanding students in baccalaureate, master’s degree and doctoral programs at AACN member institutions. Eligible applicants must be admitted to a nursing school affiliated with CastleBranch or have submitted an application through AACN’s centralized application service, NursingCAS. Applicants must submit a brief essay on personal goals and career aspirations in nursing.
F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarships
F.A. Davis is dedicated to developing teaching and learning solutions that meet the needs of nursing and health science students, educators, and practitioners. Awards three $1000 scholarships.
Golden State Nursing Foundation
Applicants for the Graduate Scholarship must have completed their BSN, have their RN license and be attending or accepted to an accredited masters or doctorate program in nursing. MEPN (Master’s Entry Program Nursing) Students should apply for the Undergraduate scholarship. Applications will NOT be considered unless at least 2 Letters of Support are received by the due date.
National American Arab Nurses Association (NAANA) Scholarships for Nursing Study
NAANA offers an annual scholarship program for applicants of Arab descent who are members of NAANA and enrolled at any level of nursing program.
National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) Scholarship Program
NBNA awards several scholarships to its graduate student members, including first-generation learners. Each applicant must have at least one more year of school to complete and submit an essay for consideration.
NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program
NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program puts registered nurses (including advanced practice nurses and nursing faculty) on a rewarding career path while paying off 60% of their unpaid nursing student loans in just 2 years – and an additional 25% of the original balance for an optional third year. R.N. License is required.
NURSE Corps Scholarship Program
As a student accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree nursing program, you can receive funding for tuition, fees, and other educational costs. In exchange you must work at an eligible facility with a critical shortage of nurses-a Critical Shortage Facility (CSF)-upon graduation. R.N. License is required.
Nurse Educational Funds (NEF)
NEF provides scholarships to advanced nursing program enrollees who demonstrate financial need, including first-generation students. Master’s and doctoral nursing students with registered nurse licenses and 3.6 GPAs can apply for funding to support their training at accredited schools.
National Health Service Corps (NHSC)
Recipients receive monthly stipend, plus payment of books and fees. For each year of support participant owes one year of service in a health profession shortage area as assigned by NHSC. Minimum service obligation is two years.
Health Care Access and Information
Scholarships of $25,000 in education program cost for one year while attending a health professions program in return for practice in a medically underserved area of California.
National Health Services Corp./CA State Loan Repayment Program
Provides for repayment of up to $25,000 (two –year commitment) or up to $35,000 (three- or four- year commitment) of educational loans incurred during training to student who agree to provide patient care in a certified eligible site in a designated shortage area in California.