2020-2021 Health Professions Diversity Scholarship

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The College of Health Professions (CHP) is committed to increasing equity and diversity within the health professions and is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 CHP Diversity Scholarship. This scholarship has been establish to support diverse students at Pacific University pursuing a degree in health care. The selected student(s) will be awarded $1,000 and receive the scholarship funds through the Financial Aid Office at Pacific University. Apply today! The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A student enrolled at Pacific University in the College of Health Professions
  • Identify with one or more of the following elements of diversity:
    • Race/ethnicity, national origin (immigration status, generational status)
    • Sexual/affective orientation
    • Gender identity and expression
    • Access to physical and behavioral/mental healthcare
      • Members who have experienced living in underserved areas
    • Non-native speaker socioeconomic status (type of loans)
    • Age
    • Physical and behavioral/mental health
    • Education level
    • First-generation 
    • Military/veteran 
    • Religiosity, spirituality, and religious beliefs and practices
    • Geographic region of origin
    • From an area with limited access to care (rural/urban)
    • Body size and stigma

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Applicants must complete the online scholarship application
  • Demonstrate financial need

If you have questions regarding the application, please contact Nicola Carter or Danielle Backus at cartern@pacificu.edu or

Apply today! The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. 

Friday, April 2, 2021