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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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).
American Massage Therapy Associate (AMTA) Scholarship
AMTA puts out several scholarships throughout the year for students in massage program. The application is very simple.
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.
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.
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.
Phone: (800) 278-2462, ext. 10
Deadline: January to March
Amount: Varies depending on available funds
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.
Phone: (561) 627-9872; TTY (561) 776-9442
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.
Deadline: January 13
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.
Deadline: February 28
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.
Phone: (856) 857-9700
Amount: $10,000 to $20,000
Asian American/Pacific Islander
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.