Health Profession Student Scholarship

The Health Education Center (HEC) will award several scholarships between $250 and $500 to students studying in a health profession field. Scholarships are limited to students residing in Windham County or New London County, Connecticut. Students must plan to enter the health field and remain in Connecticut upon graduation to serve medically underserved or vulnerable populations. Medically underserved and vulnerable populations include, but are not limited to, racial and ethnic minorities, residents in rural communities, under- or uninsured, and immigrant residents.

 Qualifications/ Eligibility Criteria:

▪ Applicant must be a high school senior or college student from Windham or New London counties, CT.

▪ Applicant must submit the completed scholarship application available below.

▪ All applicants must submit a personal statement (500 words or less) that summarizes how public health and/or vulnerable populations fit into their overall work. The personal statement should illustrate what the applicant plans to do upon their return to Eastern Connecticut after graduation and how they will help the community. 

Submission deadline is yearly on July 15th. Awards will be announced no later than August 1st. 

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