Frequently Asked Questions
What is the purpose of the Health Science Scholarship?
To provide financial assistance to a student who has high academic credentials and who desires to pursue a career in health science, particularly one providing care for patients with physical disabilities.
What should I cover in my essay?
Please describe any experience you have had working with patients with physical disabilities. Alternatively, or in addition, describe why pursuing a career providing care to patients with physical disabilities is appealing to you.
Are there any additional details I need to include with my essay?
Please list: (a) the best e-mail address to contact you at, (b) the name of your high school and your high school GPA on a 4.0 scale, (c) and the name of the college or university that you are attending or expect to attend and your college GPA on a 4.0 scale through last semester. If you are selected for the scholarship, you may be asked to give us permission to verify with your high school and college administration the GPAs you have submitted and verify your admission to the college you have indicated.
Yes. When filling out the “Current GPA” section of your application, please indicate that the GPA provided is your high school GPA.
Yes. When filling out the “Current Major(s)” section of your application, please specify that you are an undeclared freshman planning to major in [Health Science degree].
Your short essay is submitted directly in your application. Using the text box of the last question, type (or paste in) your ~1000-word answer. The scholarship application link can be found here.