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Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship

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Scholarship deadline

March 31

Amount

$5,000

Awards Offered

15

Type

Need-based

Renewable

No

Is this a No Essay scholarship?

No

DESCRIPTION

The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives established this scholarship in honor of Albert W. Dent, the first African-American Fellow of ACHE. This scholarship is offered to provide financial aid to racially/ethnically students in healthcare management graduate programs to help offset tuition costs, student loans, and expenses.

The Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship is designated for racially/ethnically diverse students enrolled in their final year of a healthcare management graduate program.

ACHE is a professional society of more than 48,000 healthcare executives. Known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs and high-caliber publications, our vision is to be the preeminent professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving health.

Education Level

Bachelor degree

GPA

No Information Available

Eligibility Criteria

US citizen

To apply for an Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are a racially/ethnically diverse student enrolled full-time in a healthcare management graduate program - MHA, MPH, MBA in Healthcare Administration or similar.
  • You are entering your final year (fall/spring) of full-time study.
  • You expect to graduate between Sept. 1, 2021 and Aug. 31, 2022.
    • If you have a residency as part of your program and the upcoming fall term will be your second year of study, you may apply for a scholarship.
    • If you have already completed your classroom work and are in the residency part of your program, you are not eligible to apply.
    • Doctoral students are also not eligible to apply.
      • You are not required to be a Student Associate of the American College of Healthcare Executives. However, during the selection process, preference is given to applicants who are Student Associates of ACHE.
      • You can demonstrate financial need.
      • You are a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, or a Canadian citizen.
      • You are not a previous recipient of this scholarship or the Foster G. McGaw Graduate Student Scholarship.
  • REQUIREMENTS

  • Complete the online application in its entirety.
  • Be sure to include the following with your application:
    • Current resume or curriculum vitae
    • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
    • Three current letters of recommendation (one must be from your graduate program director)
    • Application Essay including information on your:
      • Reason for pursuing a career in healthcare management / your career aspirations and goals
      • History in the field
      • Financial need
      • Community/Civic engagement and volunteerism
  • PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Program

    Master/Graduate

    Specialization

    Health Care Management and Administration

    Field of Study

    Health Professions

    OTHER INFORMATION

    Gender

    Male/Female

    Scholarship Frequency

    Annually

    Ethnicity

    African American

    State

    Not Applicable

    Outside State Residents eligible

    Yes

    International Students eligible

    No

    Online Master Programs eligible

    No

    Credibility

    High