Pacific College Scholarship Guides & Resources

Pacific College of Health and Science strives to provide students with current information on scholarship opportunities. Scholarships can help offset the cost of tuition, and can be used toward a variety of educational costs.

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Please click on the sub-sections below to find scholarship listings specific to certain programs, or offered to targeted student populations. Be sure to check the application deadlines as they occur at different times throughout the year and can vary from year to year.

Everyone

FedMoney: Guide to all U.S. Government Programs Benefiting Students

BestColleges.com: Searchable Scholarship Database (Demographic/Program)

MoneyGeek.com

The Nancy Etz Scholarship

To support and encourage students pursuing higher education, Nancy Etz awards this annual scholarship to those currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students in the U.S. The Nancy Etz Academic Scholarship was created to recognize an outstanding student and provide them the resources needed to advance in their disciplines and eventually pursue their dream careers.
NancyEtzScholarship.com

Panda Cares Scholars Program

The Panda Cares Scholars Program is a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted students. The Panda Cares Scholars Program will award a three-year renewable scholarship for up to $15,500 (up to $3,500 sophomore year, up to $5,000 junior year and $7,000 senior year) to highly capable future leaders for America who demonstrate academic achievement, strong leadership skills and a commitment to community service. For currently enrolled freshmen about to become sophomores.
Website
[email protected]
Deadline: July
Amount: $15,500

Panda Cares First-Year Scholars Program

The Panda Cares First-Year Scholars Program is a one-time postsecondary scholarship and college success program for graduating high school seniors entering their first year of college. Must have a completed FAFSA, qualify for Federal Pell Grant and must demonstrate unmet need.
Website
[email protected]
Deadline: July
Amount: $20,000

Acupuncture

American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM) Annual Scholarship

The purpose of the ABORM Annual Scholarship is to foster new scholarly inquiry in the field of Oriental Reproductive Medicine & Infertility for publication in the Journal of Chinese Medicine. The ABORM Annual Scholarship amount is $1000.00, with the scholarship to be paid in full upon successful submission and acceptance for publication of an article in the Journal of Chinese Medicine (JCM).
ABORM
Deadline: March
Amount: $1,000

Massage Therapy

American Massage Therapy Associate (AMTA) Scholarship

AMTA puts out several scholarships throughout the year for students in massage program. The application is very simple.
AMTAMassage.org

Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund

The Jeannette Rankin Scholarship is a great opportunity for low-income women over 35 who are returning to school to pursue various career paths. This scholarship allows these women to pursue their associate or first bachelor’s degree or attend a technical or vocational school. So it’s perfect for women who are interested in scholarships for massage therapy.
RankinFoundation.org
Deadline: March
Amount: $2,000

Nursing

AACN Nursing Scholarship Fund

Several scholarships directly through the American Association of Colleges of Nursing itself ranging from $250 to $5000, and a great resource listing dozens of scholarship opportunities for students of many demographics and life situations, undergraduate and graduate.
AACNNursing.org

Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program

Must be a current member of American Holistic Nurses’ Association (AHNA) enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate nursing program related to holistic nursing.
AHNA.org
[email protected]
Phone: (800) 278-2462, ext. 10

Deadline: January to March
Amount: Varies depending on available funds

ExceptionalNurse.com

For those interested in scholarships for nurses oriented toward those with qualifying disabilities, various undergraduate and graduate scholarships for full-time nursing students with a documented disability are available.
ExceptionalNurse.com
[email protected]
Phone: (561) 627-9872; TTY (561) 776-9442

Deadline: June
Amount: $250 to $500, depending on the scholarship

Breakthrough to Nursing Scholarship

Available to nursing or pre-nursing students from underrepresented populations. The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association also offers many other general and regional nursing scholarships.
ForeverNursing.org
Deadline: January 13
Amount: Unspecified

Indian Health Service: Health Professions Scholarship Program

Open to full- and part-time American Indian and Alaska Native students seeking an undergraduate or graduate education in the health care field; priority is given to graduate students and junior- and senior-level undergrad students. Must be a member of a federally recognized tribe and agree to serve one year in an IHS facility or other program serving Indian people for each year of financial support. Pre-nursing scholarships are also available.
IHS.gov
Deadline: February 28
Amount: Unspecified

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners: McNeil Rural Scholarship

Available to RNs accepted into a master’s or post-master’s pediatric nurse practitioner program. Must have at least one year of previous work experience in pediatrics, be a member of NAPNAP and agree to practice in an underserved rural setting after completion of studies. Several other NAPNAP scholarships are also available.
NAPNAP.org
[email protected]
Phone: (856) 857-9700
Deadline: June
Amount: $10,000 to $20,000

Demographic

Women

Asian American/Pacific Islander

BestColleges.com

AANAPISI Scholarship

First-generation Asian and Pacific Islander college students living at or below the poverty level who have a strong commitment to community service can apply. Applicants must enroll full time on campus to qualify.
APIAScholars.org
Deadline: November
Amount: $2,500-$5,000

APIA Scholarship Program

Who is eligible? First-generation, low-income Asian and Pacific Islander college students with a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and a dedication to community service can apply. Only undergraduate students are eligible.
APIAScholars.org
Deadline: January
Amount: $2,500-$20,000

Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship

Who is eligible? First-generation Asian American students with a minimum 2.8 GPA who are enrolled full time at an accredited four-year institution may apply. Applicants must hold California residency and demonstrate financial need.
AsianPacificFund.org
Deadline: Varies
Amount: $2,000-$3,000

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Who is eligible? This scholarship program targets applicants who have demonstrable financial need. Applicants are evaluated based on three categories: academic achievement, community service, and leadership potential. This scholarship program primarily funds undergraduates.
GMSP.org
Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies

Korean American Scholarship Foundation Scholarships

Who is eligible? These scholarships primarily target Korean American students who are enrolled full time. If additional funds remain, non-Korean American students may receive an award. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and scholastic achievement.
KASF.org
Deadline: June
Amount: $500-$5,000

Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund

Who is eligible? Tawainese American high school seniors or first-year college students with a cumulative, unweighted GPA of at least 3.0 may apply. Applicants must have a household income at or below the federal/state/county low-income level.
TAScholarshipFund.org
Deadline: April
Amount: $5,000

Upakar Foundation Scholarships

Who is eligible? Low-income applicants born in — or with one parent born in — the Republic of India who are enrolled at an accredited institution may apply. Applicants need a cumulative, unweighted GPA of at least 3.6.
Deadline: April
Amount: $500-$2,000

USPAACC Scholarships

Who is eligible? Asian Pacific American high school seniors with a minimum 3.3 GPA, leadership in extracurriculars, involvement in community service, and financial need may apply.
CelebrAsianConference.com
Deadline: April
Amount: $3,000-$5,000

Asian American Women’s Alliance Scholarship

Who is eligible? Asian Pacific American students enrolled in high school, college, or graduate school may apply. Applicants must commit to attending the AAWA Career Seminar in San Jose to be eligible (travel expenses are not covered).
AAWAlliance.com
Deadline: October
Amount: $500

Central California Asian Pacific Women Scholarship

Who is eligible? Asian and Pacific Islander American women from eight specific California counties may apply. The committee considers first-generation applicants with high academic achievement and leadership experience.
CCAPW.org
Deadline: April
Amount: Varies

Asian and Pacific Islander Queer Sisters (APIQS) Scholarship

Who is eligible? Asian and Pacific Islander Americans who identify as lesbian, bisexual females, or trans (both MTF and FTM) may apply. Applicants must also reside in the Northwest — including Washington, Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana.
PrideFoundation.org
Deadline: January
Amount: Varies

Prism Foundation Scholarship

Who is eligible? Students with a proven history of impact within the Asian Pacific Islander American or LGBTQ+ communities may apply. Applicants do need to identify as either to apply.
ThePrismFoundation.org
Deadline: June
Amount: $1,000-$5,000

The Tang Scholarship

Who is eligible? Asian Pacific Americans (at least 25%) with a minimum 3.0 GPA who identify as LGBT may apply. Applicants must reside in the Bay Area and show financial need.
Tang Scholarship
Deadline: April
Amount: Varies

African American

Spectrum Scholars

Spectrum Scholars awards qualified rising college juniors with financial need $20,000 in scholarships over their junior and senior year. Selected Scholars will participate in a structured, two-year program focusing on professional development and a potential career at Charter Communications. Students will also receive a professional career mentor and opportunity to explore an internship at Charter. Scholars should identify as Black/African American; students within this community who also identify as LGBTQ, students with disabilities, or students with military backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Charter.com
[email protected]
Deadline: June
Amount: $20,000

Latinx

Buenas Opiniones Scholarship for Latino Students

This scholarship is for graduating Latino high school seniors or currently enrolled college undergraduate or graduate students. The award is $2,500 per year for up to four years.
BuenasOpiniones.com
Deadline for Spring: January
Deadline for Fall: August

New York Campus

New York-Only General Scholarship

If you are a high school or college student in the Hudson Valley Region and are enrolled in a 2-5 year institution, you can apply for the $1,000 Stenger, Roberts, Davis & Diamond LLP Superhero Scholarship. Due May 31.
Each year the makers of TYLENOL® award annual scholarships to well-deserving students pursuing careers in healthcare.
Tylenol.com
Deadline: June