We are pleased to announce 2 new scholarship programs with awards in the amount of $5,000: the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Health Equity Scholars and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Health Equity Scholars. Eligible students can apply online now with this link. These will be awarded to high school seniors in Kaiser Permanente markets, who are pursuing careers in the health care industry. We are committed to assisting students achieve their dreams of becoming future health care professionals.
- Senior in high school during the 2020-2021 school year
- Enrollment plans as a full-time student in an accredited, public, or not-for-profit, four-year university, or community college, in the US, for the 2021-2022 academic year
- Pursuing a clinical (e.g., pharmacist, physician, practitioner, nurse) or non-clinical (e.g., accounting, business administration, finance, human resources, marketing, operations, public policy) career in the health care industry
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent), earned from 9th grade through the first semester/term of 12th grade
- Permanent address and resident of Colorado
Preference will be given to students for the following:
- First-generation-college-bound student (i.e. neither parent has a 2-year or 4-year college degree)
- Demonstrated financial need
- Member of an ethnic or racial group currently underrepresented in the health professions
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Health Equity Scholars Program: Online applications are now open. The first scholarship recipients will be selected in August 2021, with awards disbursed in the Fall (November - December)
- United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Health Equity Scholars Program: Online applications opening soon.
If you are headed to college, you need to complete the FAFSA. Click on the link to get more information.
The websites in this section may answer some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) re: FAFSA, financial aid, student loans, government programs, etc.
- www.finaid.org the most popular source for FAQs re: how to calculate EFC [Estimated Family Contribution], links to college financial aid pages, student loan info, other basics about financial aid plus a scholarship search
- www.collegeinvest.org info on how to fund your post-secondary education
- www.ed.gov/finaid info from Dept. of Education on government financial aid
- www.fafsa.ed.gov info on Free Application for Federal Student Aid
- www.fsaid.ed.gov site to create your fafsa id
- www.salliemae.com general info on student loans plus step-by-step info on financial aid process
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Scholarships for African-American and Black Students
Check out this list for some new opportunities:
Please see attachments below for Scholarship details and application.
*** NEVER PAY TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS!***