moolahSPOT[beta]
Flying Dog
Back to Index

Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program
Sponsor: California Health and Welfare Agency - Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Health Professions Education Foundation
818 K Street, Room 210
Sacramento, CA 95814
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a California community college or university and be studying one of the following programs: medical imaging, occupational therapy, physical therapy, respiratory care, social work, pharmacy and diagnostic medical sonography, pharmacy technician, medical laboratory technologist, surgical technician or ultrasound technician. Those selected will complete a one-year service contract or work volunteer hours in a medically underserved area of California. Financial need, work experience, academic achievement and community involvement are considered. Preference is given to those who expect to graduate within two years of application.

Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.healthprofessions.ca.gov

Challenge Scholarship
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Students must submit an essay detailing their course of study, career goals and financial need. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available with membership.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org

GNC Nutritional Research Grant
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students and be NSCA members for one year before applying and pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Students must also plan a research project that falls within the mission of the NSCA and submit a proposal describing the rationale, purpose and methods of the planned research. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available with membership.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org

Graduate Research Grant - Master and Doctoral
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants must be master's or doctoral students and submit a proposal for a research project in the field of strength and conditioning that fulfills the mission of the NSCA. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

Amount: Up to $15,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available with membership.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org

Health Careers Scholarship
Sponsor: International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons
Director
P.O. Box 1040
Chautauqua, NY 14722
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physical or occupational therapy or medical technologies. R.N. students and those pursuing an M.D. or D.D.S must have completed at least one year of schooling at an accredited institution. All others must be entering at least their third year of school. Pre-med students are not eligible. Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available by sending a self-addressed, stamped legal size envelope.
Website: http://www.iokds.org

High School Scholarship
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors planning to graduate with a degree related to strength and conditioning with a current 3.0 GPA. Students must be NSCA members, although applicants may enroll at the time of application, and pursuing a career in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available by contacting the organization.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org

Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Office of Student Financial Assistance
839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
Annapolis, MD 21401
Eligibility: Applicants must live in Maryland, and they must be employed full-time by Maryland state or local government or nonprofit organizations that serve low income or underprivileged people. They must have a degree from a Maryland college or from any law school, or certification from the Maryland State Department of Education. Priority is given to individuals who have graduated in the past three years. Applicants must also have college loans on which they have not defaulted, and each person's annual gross salary must be under $60,000. Applicants must work in one of the following positions: lawyers, teachers, nurses, nurse faculty members, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, speech pathologists or physician assistants.

Amount: $4,500-$30,000
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mhec.state.md.us

Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
1885 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American students working toward a graduate degree related to strength and conditioning. Students must be NSCA members for one year before applying and be pursuing careers in strength and conditioning. Applications are evaluated based on grades, courses, experience, honors, recommendations and involvement in the community and with NSCA.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available with membership.
Website: http://www.nsca-lift.org