External Scholarships

AMBI Scholarship in Science & Medicine

The AMBI® Scholarship in Science & Medicine is open to African-American and Hispanic women, ages 21 or older, who are residents of the United States including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited post-secondary school and plan to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate program of study in the fields of science or medicine. Applicants must be high school graduates, or equivalent. U.S. citizenship required.  The scholarship is for $10,000.

Americorps

Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.  As an AmeriCorps member, you’ll gain new skills and experiences—and you’ll also find the tremendous satisfaction that comes from helping others. In addition, full-time members who complete their service earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award to pay for college, graduate school, or to pay back qualified student loans.

Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey

The Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey (HRET), an affiliate of the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA), believes it is particularly important to encourage and enable New Jersey residents to pursue health careers and, therefore, has established a scholarship fund (minimum of $2,000 each to one or more applicants) to assist in meeting this need. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. 

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be a New Jersey resident;
  • Have been accepted in a graduate or undergraduate (junior and seniors only) program in hospital or healthcare administration or a graduate or undergraduate (junior or senior only) program in Nursing or Allied Health Profession;
  • Have maintained a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4 point system or equivalent);
  • Demonstration of financial need with a FAFSA document and financial aid application and/or federal tax return from the previous year.

Indian Health Service (IHS)

The Health Professions Scholarship

This provides financial aid covering tuition, required fees and other educational and living expenses for qualified American Indian and Alaska Native students (members of federally recognized Tribes only) applying to, accepted by or enrolled in health professions programs. Students incur service obligations and payback requirements on acceptance of their scholarship award. Graduate students and junior- and senior-level students receive priority unless otherwise specified.

Loan Repayment Program

The IHS LRP was created to provide health professionals like you the financial freedom to fulfill your career goals. The IHS LRP awards up to $20,000 per year for the repayment of your qualified student loans in exchange for an initial two-year service obligation to practice full time at an Indian health program site.

National Hispanic Scholarship Fund

HSF/ General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.  Award amounts generally range from $1,000 to $5,000.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be of Hispanic heritage 
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired)
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME in a degree seeking program at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam
  • Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Be pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degree 

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

For 23 years, the makers of TYLENOL® have awarded more than $8.9 million in scholarships to students pursuing an education in healthcare. We are proud to support those dedicated to a lifetime of caring for others.