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A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

This award is open to any student enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor’s degree, or graduate-level program in one of the following fields: gerontology, long term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing, or sociology. Applicants must complete a letter of introduction, essay, and scholarship award agreement. Award recipients will receive $1,000 to be used for books and tuition. Visit the A Place For Mom site for more information.

AMBUCS Scholarships for Therapists

AMBUCS is an association dedicated to enhancing the mobility and independence of people with disabilities. Each year, AMBUCS provides scholarships to graduate students pursuing careers in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, and hearing audiology. Award amounts range from $500–$3,000. Visit the AMBUCS site for more information.

Lullelia W. Harrison Scholarship in Counseling

This scholarship is offered by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority’s National Education Foundation. It is offered to graduate students enrolled in a counseling degree program. Award recipients will receive between $500–$1,000 for one academic year. Applications are accepted between September 1–February 1 annually. Visit the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority National Educational Foundation site for more information.

Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship

U.S. Medical Supplies, an online retailer of medical supplies, offers the Medical Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship. This scholarship is offered to a full-time graduate student pursuing a career in the medical field. One recipient will receive an award of $5,000. In order to qualify for this award, applicants must answer an essay question posed by the scholarship provider. Visit the U.S. Medical Supplies site for more information.

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program

The NHSC works with students who are going into social work, marriage and family therapy, or are pursuing a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) Respecialization Certificate. This program pays tuition and fees, and provides living stipends to students interested in the aforementioned areas of study. Visit the National Health Service Corps site for more information.

Ryo and Jean Komae Scholarship

The Ryo and Jean Komae Scholarship is offered by the Asian American Christian Counseling Service (AACCS). This scholarship if offered to full-time graduate students pursuing careers in psychology or social work. Two scholarships of $2,000 are awarded each year to Christian counselors interested in serving the Asian community. Visit the Asian American Christian Counseling Service site for more information.

S. Evelyn Lewis Memorial Scholarship in Medical Health Sciences

The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority’s National Education Foundation offers this scholarship to women pursuing careers in medicine or health sciences. Applications are accepted between September 1–February 1 annually. Award recipients will receive between $500–$1,000. Visit the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority National Educational Foundation site for more information.