California Scholarships

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First 10 California scholarships:
Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Leadership Master's Grant
 
Amount:
Full Tuition
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Aug 30
Must be of Hispanic Heritage. Must live and/or work in one of the following counties: El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sutter, Yolo or Yuba. Must be an active member of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce if awarded the grant. Agree to help identify candidates for the scholarship if awarded in the future. Must also submit free, online application to Drexel University.
Contact:
Nancy Thompson Drexel University 916.325.4602 thompson@drexel.edu Celia Cortez SHCC 916.486.7700 celia@sachcc.org
Health Professions Education Foundation Allied Healthcare Scholarship (AHS)
 
Amount:
Up to $4000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
Sept 11
Scholarships available for allied healthcare students who are accepted or enrolled into the fields of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Assistant, Medical Imaging, Medical Laboratory Technology, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiation Therapy Technology, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care, Social Work, Speech Therapy, Surgical Technician, and Ultrasound Technician will be given priority. Other allied health professions may apply. Awardee commits to a one-year service obligation or 100 hours volunteer service practicing direct patient care in a medically underserved area (MUA) of California. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Must have legal presence in California and be enrolled in an accredited school in California.
Contact:
Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 Phone (within California): (800) 773-1669 Phone (outside California): (916) 326-3640 Fax: (916) 324-6585 E-mail: hpef-email@oshpd.ca.gov
Association of Black Women Physicians Rebecca Lee Crumpler , M.D. Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 25
Applicants must be in good academic standing at a Southern California medical or osteopathic school and/or be a permanent resident of Southern California in good academic standing at any accredited medical or osteopathic school. Proof of residency may be required.
Contact:
For More Information, contact: abwpcharitybenefit@gmail.com or (310) 321-8688 Website: www.blackwomenphysicians.org
Italian American Lawyers Association Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
15-20
Deadline:
September 30
Open to Los Angeles residents. Italian American Heritage. Selection of applicants is based on financial need, academic merit and potential to contribute to the Italian American Community.
Contact:
Italian American Lawyers Association c/o J. Sheldon Capeloto, Esq. 315 West Arden Avenue, Suite 28 Glendale, California 91203 Phone: (818) 548-7788 Fax: (818) 548-7737 E-mail: jcapeloto@capelotolaw.com
Mabel Wilson Richards Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October
Applicants must be young women who graduate from a high school in Los Angeles County. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, financial need and academic promise.
Contact:
Please contact the financial aid office at one of the participating California colleges or universities to apply.
Jordanian American Association Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 1
Open to students of Jordanian descent. Please contact for additional eligibility requirements.
Contact:
The JAA Center 305 Linden Avenue South San Francisco, CA 94080 650.583.0132 contact@jaasf.org Website: www.jaasf.org
Health Professions Education Foundation Vocational Nurse Scholarship (VNSP)
 
Amount:
Up to $4000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
October 1
To be eligible for the Vocational Nurse Scholarship, the applicant must: be currently accepted or enrolled in a Vocational Nurse program in California, be free from any other service obligation, have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California, graduate after January 31, 2015. be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years complete and submit your application through CalREACH by October 1. Those awarded the Vocational Nurse Scholarship may receive up to $4,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Qualified facilities include those designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) as a medically underserved area (MUA), health professional shortage area (HPSA), county, state or veterans facility.
Contact:
Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 Phone (within California): (800) 773-1669 Phone (outside California): (916) 326-3640 Fax: (916) 324-6585 E-mail: hpef-email@oshpd.ca.gov
Health Professions Education Foundation Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships (LVN to ADN)
 
Amount:
Up to $8000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
October 1
To be eligible for the Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship, the applicant must: be currently accepted or enrolled in a Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing program in California be free from any other service obligation have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California graduate after January 31, 2015 be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years complete and submit your application through CalREACH by October 1.
Contact:
Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 Phone (within California): (800) 773-1669 Phone (outside California): (916) 326-3640 Fax: (916) 324-6585 E-mail: hpef-email@oshpd.ca.gov Website: www.healthprofessions.ca.gov
Health Professions Education Foundation Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship (ADN)
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
October 1
To be eligible for the Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship, the applicant must: be currently accepted or enrolled in an Associate Degree nursing program in California be free from any other service obligation have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California graduate after January 31, 2015 be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years complete and submit your application through CalREACH by October 1. Those awarded the Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship may receive up to $10,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Qualified facilities include those designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) as a medically underserved area (MUA), health professional shortage area (HPSA), county, state or veterans facility.
Contact:
Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 Phone (within California): (800) 773-1669 Phone (outside California): (916) 326-3640 Fax: (916) 324-6585 E-mail: hpef-email@oshpd.ca.gov Website: www.healthprofessions.ca.gov
Health Professions Education Scholarship (HPSP)
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
October 1
Students who are enrolled or accepted into Dentist, Dental Hygienists, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, Physician Assistant and Clinical Nurse Specialists programs. An awardee commits to work full-time or 32 hours per week after graduating with a degree for a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care in a medically underserved area (MUA) in California. Must be free from any other service obligation. Must have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California. Graduate after January 31, 2015. Be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years complete and submit your application through CalREACH by October 1.
Contact:
Health Professions Education Foundation 400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 Phone (within California): (800) 773-1669 Phone (outside California): (916) 326-3640 Fax: (916) 324-6585 E-mail: hpef-email@oshpd.ca.gov Website: www.healthprofessions.ca.gov