In today’s constantly changing economy, funding your education can be a daunting experience, and not every student has the means to complete an undergraduate degree and an MBA. Fortunately, there are many opportunities throughout the academic world for private and public funding through grants and scholarships to help you complete your healthcare MBA program without opening lines of credit, or missing out altogether. The Bachrach Family Scholarship for Excellence in Health Care Administration, New England HIMSS Dvora Brodie Scholarship, Cathy L. Brock Memorial Scholarship, Larry Mullins Endowed Scholarship for Health Care Administration, Elliot C. Roberts Scholarship, and Diversified Investment Advisors Leaders in Healthcare Scholarship are just a few of the programs funding MBA students today; read on for more information on tuition funding.
Corris Boyd Scholarship
Created in honor of a man who dedicated his life to the world of healthcare, this scholarship provides two students with $40,000 to pursue a career in the medical field. This honor is reserved for graduates who have applied themselves, graduated at the top of their class, and who have shown leadership skills throughout their training.
Scholarships provided by Tylenol can range anywhere from $1,000.00 to $10,000.00, and provide up to forty different students the opportunity for funding assistance in order to enter the healthcare graduate world. The application for this scholarship can be found online.
Transamerica Retirements Solutions Leaders in Healthcare Scholarship
Although this award isn’t as high in monetary value as the Corris Boyd Scholarship, it allows students to enjoy the recognition of the prestige that comes along with the Transamerica name. It offers $5000.00 to students entering the field of healthcare administration.
American Association Of University Women Career Development Grant
Although women have finally reached heights of equality in the workforce, the majority of students entering the the healthcare and business professions are male. For this reason among many others the American Association of University Women Career Development Grant was born to give women with high grades in their undergraduate degrees the opportunity to further their education and find a position within the healthcare industry.
David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship
This scholarship gives $10,000.00 to ten students who have worked hard to express their skills in the healthcare profession through workplace experience at a government level.
New Careers In Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship sponsors up to 400 different students interested in nursing programs and is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Foster G. McGaw Graduate Student Scholarship
This scholarship is available specifically for those students who require financial assistance rather than just those with good grades and supplies more than one student with $5,000.00 toward their studies.
Pfizer offers a multitude of financial assistance to many charitable organizations as well as to educational programs and scientific research. Their grants help finance education for a number of fields of practice including nursing, pharmaceuticals, medical, and public health.
Gates Millennium Scholarship
Funded by the Bill Gates and his wife, this scholarship program offers financial assistance to a broad spectrum of fields of study within the healthcare industry. The Gates Foundation provides monetary awards to more than one thousand different students in both undergraduate and graduate programs.
F. Edward Ebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program
This is a scholarship provided by the armed forces for military members and includes payment of books as well as tuition, $2,000.00 a month and a bonus for signing of $20,000.00. In order to be eligible for this award you must serve one year in the military for every year you receive a scholarship.
There are also school specific scholarships to be awarded and although these change from educational institution to institution. One similarity is the diversity scholarship. This is created to help underrepresented minorities as well as women, and non-U.S. students to be provided up to $20,000 toward tuition.
National Health Service Corps
This scholarship is for students committed to the field of healthcare within the range of physician assistants, dentists, nurse practitioners, and other accredited training programs. It covers tuition and other fees and requires a work term of 2 years in a community with poor medical assistance.
Finish Strong Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded by the University of Phoenix and supplies sixteen undergraduate or master’s degree students with a fully paid tuition.
Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship
This is awarded to minority American College of Healthcare Executives students who don’t have the funds to pay for furthering their education.
Stuart A. Wesbury Jr. Postgraduate Fellowship
This isn’t a scholarship or grant, but is awarded to graduate students in healthcare management fields to assist with financing their education.
Healthcare Management Research Award
This award gives $25,000.00 to American College of Healthcare Executives who are already working within their field and looking to continue their studies.
Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition in Healthcare Management
This financial award is given to the students who best represent new and unique issues without the medical management field through a well written essay.
Provided to students applying to the Simmons School of Management, this scholarship pays the whole amount of tuition towards a healthcare MBA program, and is based on test scores and other documentation.
Emerging Leaders Award
The emerging leaders award is also a Simmons School of Management scholarship and provides two students of high academic standing who display strong leadership skills with $25,000.00.