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California Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program

California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Feb 23, 2021

The Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program will award scholarships for California residents who are enrolled in advanced practice healthcare programs and are willing to work in a medically underserved area of California after graduation.

Recipients must agree to provide direct patient care on a full time basis in a designated shortage area in California for a minimum of 1 year.


California residents who are free from any other service obligations and are enrolled in California schools in one of the following advanced practice health professional education programs:

  • Certified nurse midwife
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • Dentistry
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Occupational therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician assistant
  • Speech Therapists
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $25,000 in return for 1 year of service. Applicants may receive the award up to 3 times.

Application process

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

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Dental workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Occupational therapy · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Physician assistants · Scholarships for health careers · California

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