Kaiser Permanente Health Equity Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • $5.000
  • 31 May 2022

The Kaiser Permanente Health Equity Scholars Program aims to support young leaders who have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a clinical (e.g., pharmacist, physician, practitioner, nurse) or non-clinical (e.g., accounting, business administration, human resources, marketing, public policy) career in the healthcare industry.

Eligibility

• You MUST reside, in one of the following eight (8) Kaiser Permanente service areas: California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, or Washington State. • Possess a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. • Be a U.S. citizen, national, permanent resident, undocumented immigrant or designated DACA ("Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals") recipient of the U.S. • Be a current high school graduate, who plans to enroll full-time, as a first-year college student during the fall semester, at a U.S.-located, four-year accredited, not-for-profit college or university; or two-year accredited, not-for-profit community college.

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Benefits

Program Features: • Scholarship awards of up to $5,000 (based on unmet need). • Dedicated UNCF College Success Coach for a year. • Access to a Kaiser Permanente Health Equity Scholars' Online Learning Community for a year.

Application

For consideration, application must be submitted online and include the following: • A current copy of your high school transcript (unofficial copy can be submitted). • An online recommendation from a teacher, counselor or community leader (letters from a family member or a friend is unacceptable). Please use the recommendation instructions located to the right for further assistance. • A full copy of the school year student aid report (SAR), if you're a designated DACA or undocumented immigrant student, please upload your DACA document(s) confirming that you're a designated DACA or undocumented student. • Respond to essay prompt regarding career interests in healthcare and why.

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