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Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation Health Care Scholarship

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
Kansas Hospital Association
Deadlines
Feb 28, 2021
Contact

Susan Cunningham
785.233.7436, Ext. 119
scunningham@kha-net.org

Purpose

Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation (KHERF) Health Care Scholarships are scholarships for individuals currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited Kansas school in specific healthcare fields.

Scholarship categories include:

  • Undergraduate Healthcare: Undergraduate students in non-nursing healthcare fields, including 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, such as Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Advanced Clinical Practice: Graduate level students in any clinical healthcare discipline, including Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Master of Social Work, Family Nurse Practitioner, Doctorate of Pharmacy, and Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • Healthcare Administration: Students in undergraduate and graduate level healthcare administration programs, including Organizational Leadership, Healthcare Administration, Leadership, Master of Science Management, and Healthcare Management
  • Human Resources: Students in undergraduate and graduate level healthcare human resource related fields
Eligibility

Any individual who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited Kansas school for healthcare is invited to apply. Preference will be given to current hospital employees, particularly those working in a hospital that is licensed for 25 or fewer acute beds.

Geographic coverage
Kansas
Amount of funding

Scholarship amounts vary. In 2019, KHERF awarded $25,000 in scholarships to 27 individuals.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Health occupations · Health workforce pipeline · Healthcare executives · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Occupational therapy · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Scholarships for health careers · Kansas



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