Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Colorado Health Professions Scholarship Program, funded by The Colorado Health Foundation. Target groups for this scholarship include enrolled nurse practitioners(NP), Physican Assistants (PA), and Behovioral Health Students, and other types of medical degrees. 75% of the scholarships will go to NP's, PA's and Behavior health. 25% percent of the scholarships will go to other areas. Certificate programs do not qualify.
The award is a maximum of $30,000 over two years and eligibility includes:
- Be enrolled/accepted either at least half-time or full-time in a graduate level health professional program (Master's or Doctorate degree)
- Agree to practice in a rural and/or under served community upon completion of training for a minimum of 2-years.
- Be enrolled in an accredited Colorado institution of higher education. Online programs may be acceptable as long as the home institution is accredited in the State of Colorado
Deadline to apply is May 31st. The program is administered by the Central Colorado AHEC, visit their website to learn more.