Category Archives: Nursing Scholarship

Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students

Do you belong in a family with heavy financial burden but still wanted to pursue a college degree in any health related degree program? If you answered yes, then you may be qualified to apply in Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students that are given by Bureau of Health Professions under the US Department of Health and Human Services.

This scholarship is given to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing degrees in medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, nursing, public health, veterinary medicine, chiropractic and other allied health programs such as medical laboratory technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, marriage and family therapy, clinical psychology and even programs in physician assistants training.

The Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students provides tuition and allowances for reasonable educational expenses and living expenses. This scholarship preferred those US citizen students with heavy financial need and disadvantaged backgrounds who are currently enrolled in the above stated programs. To apply for this scholarship, students must see the financial aid office of the school where they are enrolled or planning to apply.

Laurence Foster Memorial Scholarship

The Laurence R. Foster Memorial Scholarship Fund is created in the memory of a long-time public health leader in Oregon. This scholarship awards $1000 to $10000 per scholar and is intended to help the students in Oregon who would like to pursue a career in public health.

Eligible applicants are those undergraduate students of nursing, medical technology, physician assistant who are entering their junior or senior-year health programs. A preference will be given to students who are already working in public health and graduate students who are majoring in public health. Qualified students of various race and culture are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.

To apply for the Laurence R. Foster Memorial Scholarship Fund, all applicants are required to submit a one to two pages essay that answers the following questions:

  1. What does “public health” mean to you?
2. How does this field differ from other health and medicine fields?
3. What public health aspect do you intend to practice and what are the health/population issues impacted by that aspect?
4. How do your education and volunteer/work choices prepare you for your vocation?
5. What project or other personal participation in public health have you completed or are involved with that you are most proud about?
6. Describe the purpose and desired outcomes of the endeavour, as well as your role in it.

The deadline of the application for this scholarship is very 1st day of March. Click here for more information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Marsha’s Angels Scholarship

Marsha’s Angels is a scholarship fund honoring the memory of Marsha Yarnell, a labor and delivery nurse in Wichita, Kansas.for 22 long years. The Marsha’s Angels Scholarship is intended for students who are entering as college freshmen in nursing program. It awards scholarship money from $1600 to $1800 per scholar.

To be eligible to apply for Marsha’s Angels Scholarship, the students should be residing in Sedgwick County, Kansas or one of the surrounding counties. They may however use the scholarship to attend in an accredited nursing program anywhere in the United States. The program is likewise open for students living elsewhere in the United States but will attend an accredited nursing program in Sedgwick County, Kansas or one of the surrounding counties or at St. Luke’s College in Kansas City, Missouri.

Scholars of Marsha’s Angel Scholarship Fund will be eligible to receive the scholarship for their second year if they maintained the qualifications of the scholarship program. For students who are enrolled for the fall semester of 2007, they must submit their application form and the requirements before June 30, 2007. But students are welcome to submit application as soon as they have been notified by their school of acceptance into their nursing program.