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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

Derivative Duo Scholarship
Sponsor: Pride Foundation
1122 East Pike Street
PMB 1001
Seattle, WA 98122
Eligibility: Applicants must be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or straight ally residents of the state of Washington and must be studying a mental health or human services subject at the postsecondary level. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are to be completed through an electronic submittal system online. The online application, statement of financial need and letter of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.pridefoundation.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: Up to $10,000
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mhec.state.md.us