Health Care & Human Services Scholarships in Arkansas

National Association of Junior Auxiliary Graduate Scholarship Program

Awarded each April with potential for renewal. Applicant must be planning to work DIRECTLY with children pursuing graduate level studies, a US Citizen and permanent resident of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee or Texas.

Arkansas Health Education Grant

Awarded to residents of Arkansas attending certain out-of-state accredited health and medical professional schools for graduate or professional programs unavailable in Arkansas (chiropractic medicine, dentistry, optometry, osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, and veterinary medicine). The school must offer a full-time course of instruction in at least 1 eligible profession, grants a degree acceptable to the applicable licensing board as the sole requirement, or as one requirement, is party to a currently effective written agreement between the institution and the Board of Control for Southern Regional Education or the AD.

Arkansas Public Health Association Scholarship

$1000 Award. Applicants must be an Arkansas resident, enrolled or have plans to enroll in a field of public health, currently classified as at least a sophomore in college, university or approved technical college. Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate financial need.

Jim Pruden Memorial Scholarship in Respiratory Care

$1500 annually distributed over 3 regular semesters. Continued eligibility subject to academic performance and other scholarship criteria: Applicant must be accepted into the UACCH Respiratory Care Program, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, submit two letters of recommendation (1 from an instructor, other from personal or professional reference).

Alna R. Watkins Endowed Scholarship

Fall-spring scholarship and the stipend for each semester ranges from $250-500. Applicant must be accepted into the UACCH class of the ARNEC ( Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium) PN to RN program, currently work in the health care industry, submit a recommendation from current employer along with application. Preference will be given to current employees of Hillcrest Care and Rehabilitation Center.

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