Health Care Scholarship

If you are planning to attend college for a new health care degree or seeking a health care license, apply today for a Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation Health Care Scholarship. Individual scholarships of up to $1,200 will be given in the following categories:

· Undergraduate Health Care: undergraduate students in non-nursing health care fields. Sample degrees include: Physical Therapy Assistant, Clinical Lab Scientist, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Medical Imaging.
· Undergraduate Nursing: undergraduate students who have been accepted into a licensed or degreed nursing program. Sample degrees include: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse and Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
· Advanced Clinical Practice: graduate level students in any clinical health care discipline. Sample degrees include: Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Master of Social Work, Family Nurse Practitioner, Doctorate of Pharmacy and Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
· Health Care Administration: students in health care administration, whether under- or graduate level. Sample degrees include: Organizational Leadership, Healthcare Administration, Leadership, Master of Science Management and Healthcare Management – sponsored by the Kansas Association of Health Care Executives.
· Human Resources: students in health care human resource related field, whether under- or graduate level. Sample degrees include: Human Resources or another degree with a concentration in Human Resources – sponsored by the Kansas Hospital Human Resources’ Association.
Priority will be given to hospital employees, particularly those who work in facilities licensed for 25 or fewer acute beds. Our thanks to the Kansas Association of Health Care Executives and the Kansas Healthcare Human Resources’ Association for partnering with KHERF to administer their scholarship programs.
Apply at Applications may be started and saved for completion at a later date. In addition, letters of recommendation may be added by either the applicant or their employer. All documents must be uploaded as a PDF.
The submission deadline is Feb. 28.
Find information on the KHERF Web site at If you have any questions or need further information, you may call 785-276-3119 or email Susan Pattie.