Health Occupations
& Technology


Connecticut and New England specific Scholarships

Connecticut Specific Healthcare Career Scholarships

Connecticut Environmental Health Scholarships

Connecticut Health Administration Scholarships

Dental Assistant Scholarships and Financial Aid

Healthcare Scholarships

Laboratory and Research Student Scholarships

Medical and Science Scholarships

Minority Nursing and Allied Health Scholarships

Scholarships and Grants for Nursing Students

Pharmacy Student Scholarships

Public Health Scholarships

Extensive resource list: https://www.aspph.org

CT Specific:
Roberta B. Willis Scholarship:
The Connecticut Office of Higher Education (CTOHE) recently renamed the Governor’s
Scholarship the Roberta B. Willis Scholarship to honor her tireless legislative tenure. The merit-
and need-based program will provide up to $5,250 for four-year and $4,650 for two-year college
degrees. Connecticut residents can apply through their in-state high school guidance office until
February 15th with proper FAFSA documentation.

American Savings Foundation:
Robert T. Kenney Scholarships are awarded primarily based on financial need, with
consideration given to academic performance, community involvement, and other indications of
a strong desire to achieve goals through education.

Black Students in Public Health Grant:
The Black Students in Public Health Grant will be awarded to a Black undergraduate or graduate
student pursuing public health. Students are not required to be public health majors to apply.
Candidates who intend to pursue a career across any area of public health are eligible. The
winner will be chosen on the basis of their drive, and on the impact that additional support would
have for them. https://bold.org/scholarships/black-students-in-public-health-grant/

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program:
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers
competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to
careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers:
● Scholarship support
● Paid research training at the NIH during the summer
● Paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation

Vivian Drenckhahn Student Scholarship:
This $2,500 scholarship is awarded annually to three deserving full-time undergraduate or
graduate students who are national SOPHE members and who have excelled academically,
demonstrated a commitment to addressing the public’s health through a career in health
education, and who have demonstrated financial need. https://www.sophe.org/about/awards-

Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students:
This program promotes diversity among the health professions by providing awards to eligible
health professions and nursing schools, for schools to provide scholarships to students from
disadvantaged backgrounds who have a demonstrated financial need and are enrolled full-time
in a health profession program or nursing program. https://www.hrsa.gov/grants/find-

Anna N. Dosen Serbian Educational Fund:
To provide educational scholarships beyond the high school level to students of Serbian
background majoring in the field of science. Eligible applicants must be a graduating senior or
be an existing undergraduate student, pursue a degree or studies in engineering and health
sciences, attend an accredited vocational or technical trade school or 2-or 4-year college or
university, and have a 2.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship
provider’s website. https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarship/2151

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards:
The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its
23rd year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and
community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business &
Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Engineering, Green Sustainability,
Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Public Service & Social Justice, and Technology.

James M. & Erma T. Freemont Scholarship Program:
The Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program is available to graduating high school seniors,
undergraduate, and graduate students. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, qualified
recipients will become Freemont Scholars. The applicant must be a graduating high school
senior who plans on attending an HBCU or an undergraduate student who currently attends an
HBCU). http://www.freemontfoundation.com/scholarships.html

Mae & Mary Legacy Foundation:
-Applicants must be African American students
-Applicants must be graduating High School Seniors
-Students from anywhere in the United States can apply 
-Applicants must attend a two/four year university or technical school

-Scholarship awards must be used for tuition, books, fees or other need while attending the
Students pursuing careers in the health care profession ONLY should apply.

Ron Brown Scholar Program:
The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective
scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually
gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards 45 – 50 four-year $40,000 scholarships
($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who
demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship
and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of
all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.

Que Llueva Café Scholarship:
This Scholarship was founded with the intent of providing a direct response to what is an unfair
immigration system that continues to deprive aspiring new scholars from continuing their
education in the only country they have ever known, the U.S.  As such, we find it imperative to
provide a scholarship that attempts to alleviate the enormous financial burden of going to
college until comprehensive immigration reform is passed and implemented in this country.

Prism Foundation:
Prism Foundation provides scholarships to empower outstanding students who are making a
positive impact on the Asian & Pacific Islander and LGBTQ+ communities. Our scholarships
range from $1000–$5000, and our portfolio of recipients have included both undergraduates and
graduates across a spectrum of ages, gender identities, sexual orientation, racial and ethnic
background, and more. We have funded artists, activists, researchers, lawyers, therapists, and
hope to continue highlighting and empowering our student community.

Against the Grain Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship:
The Against the Grain Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship provides financial assistance and
promotion of Asian American students who have exhibited exemplary leadership, vision, and
passion that is blazing a trail for others to follow and changing lives in the Asian American
community. http://againstthegrainproductions.com/groundbreaker-leadership-scholarship/

Full Circle & Tribal College Scholarships:
The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native
college students seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees at tribal colleges, nonprofit, and
accredited schools. https://collegefund.org/students/scholarships/