Medical is a diverse field that has many sub fields, such as nursing, doctorate, medical technicians etc. These sub fields are further divided into many more sub fields. All of these sub-fields offer excellent job opportunities to qualified professionals. Whatever may be the field you are interested in, the cost of a medical related degree is generally very high and the lengthy curriculum does not allow you to do much part time work. There are hundreds of scholarship program that can help you finance you medical related studies. This article highlights 10 such programs.
Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship (DAR) is a scholarship programs that offers $500 scholarships to students who are majoring in occupational or physical therapy.
Associate and baccalaureate degree nursing students can receive financial assistance of up to $10,000 over two years. These scholarships are awarded by Registered Nurse Education Scholarships.
The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions runs scholarships program that offers financial assistance to students from all medical related fields. The scholarships are awarded based on academic merit.
Nurse Options Registered Nurse Academic Scholarships provide assistance to nurse students who have proof of high GPA, community service, leadership and extracurricular activities.
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program offers financial assistance of up to $20,000. Students will have to do 10 weeks of work with NIH in exchange of the scholarship.
Oncology Nursing Foundation Scholarships provide financial assistance of $2000 to Current Registered Nurse license holders for further studies.
Mount Sinai Hospital’s BSN Student Scholarship/Work Repayment Program provides $3000 per semester scholarships to nursing students. The scholarship is tied to an agreement to work with the hospital after completion of studies.
Minority Nurse Scholarship Program offers $1000 and $500 scholarships to nursing students from ethnic minorities.
Family nurse practitioner students, physician assistant students and medical students can receive a scholarship that covers four years of tuition fees and expenses, as well as provide monthly stipend, from National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program. The aid is tied to an agreement to serve in an area with health professional shortage.
Diploma registered nurses and associate degree nurses who are working towards their BSNs are provided scholarships by National Nursing Education Initiative. These scholarships are merit based.
More information on above mentioned scholarship programs can be obtained from their websites. You can also search for hundreds of other scholarships offered to medical related students over the internet.