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Harvey E. and Marguerite Sandstrom McDowell Scholarship
Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation
424 Garfield Street
Holdrege, NE 68949
Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to attend or already are attending a two-year program at least and have documented financial need. The selection committee privileges students majoring in a health field or mortuary science first before considering those pursuing other degree areas.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Office of Student Financial Assistance
6 North Liberty Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.

NATA Scholarship
Sponsor: National Athletic Trainers' Association
National Athletic Trainer’s Association Research and Education Foundation Inc.
2952 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75247
Eligibility: Applicants must be at least a junior in college and scholarships are available for undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. Students must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and be sponsored by a certified athletic trainer and be a member of the NATA. There is an earlier deadline to start the application online.

Amount: $2,300
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.