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California Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program

California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Feb 24, 2023



The Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program awards scholarships to California residents who are enrolled in allied healthcare programs.

Recipients must agree to provide direct patient care on a full time basis in a designated shortage area in California for a minimum of one year.


Applicants must be free from any other service obligation and enrolled in an eligible allied healthcare program. A complete list of eligible behavioral and non-behavioral allied healthcare programs is available in the application instructions.

Past and current scholarship awardees are may apply if otherwise eligible, with an additional year of service required for each award received.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The maximum award amount is $15,000 for non-behavioral health professions and $25,000 for behavioral health professions, in return for one year of service.

Certified Nursing Assistants are also eligible to receive up to $25,000.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application is available on the program website.

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Allied health · Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Community health workers · Dental workforce · Health aides and assistants · Home health · Occupational therapy · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Scholarships for health careers · California

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  • California Department of Health Care Access and Information, view details

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