Scholarships in Medical Assistant

Maxine Williams Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Selection is based upon interest in and a commitment to a career in medical assisting, financial need, academic ability, and demonstration of involvement in school and community. Award is limited to individuals enrolled in a post-secondary program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Students studying other allied health professions or planning to enter medical school are not eligible.

Sansum Medical Research Institute Student Internship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have completed junior year of undergraduate studies (graduate students also qualify). Must be interested in a career in medicine or the biological sciences. Personal statement, transcripts, and letters of recommendation are required. Award is a 10-week summer medical research internship.

American Medical Technologists Student Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited college or university, demonstrate academic qualifications and financial need, and be a U.S. resident.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program

Award: $4,000, Deadline: n/a

Selection is based upon financial need, career objectives within the next five to 10 years, community involvement, community background, and academic performance. Recipient commits to a one-year service obligation service practicing direct patient care in a medically underserved area (MUA) of California.

Associate's Degree Scholarship in Nursing and Medical Assisting

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be pursuing a Nursing and Medical Assisting associate's degree full-time. Selection based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.

AvaCare Mdical Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicants must be at least 13 years of age, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen. Students must be studying or planning on studying a medicine related field. Students must be at least a high school senior. AvaCare Medical offers an annual scholarship for an inspiring act of kindness. Selection is based on judge scores as well as public votes. Submission may be in the form of a blog post, an image or a short video clip. Finalists are selected based on content, creativity and quality of work.