California Allied Healthcare Scholarship

Health Professions Education Foundation
Type Loan Forgiveness
Amount $2,500Students who attend a community college program are eligible for a scholarship up to $2,500. Students who attend a university program are eligible for a scholarship up to $3,000.
Duration 1 YearApplication deadlines: Spring, March 24; Fall, September 11


Allied healthcare students who are accepted or enrolled into the fields of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Assistant, Medical Imaging, Medical Laboratory Technology, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiation Therapy Technology, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care, Social Work, Speech Therapy, Surgical Technician, and Ultrasound Technician will be given priority. Other allied health professions may apply.

Eligible applicants may receive up to $4,000 per academic year. Awardee commits to a one-year service obligation or 100 hours volunteer service practicing direct patient care in a medically underserved area (MUA) of California.


To be eligible for a scholarship, students must sign a contract with the Foundation and agree to the following terms:






















--Be enrolled or accepted

Nursing students are not eligible to apply for this program. Please visit the Foundation’s website at and download the Licensed Vocational Nurse, Associate or Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Scholarship Applications for eligibility information.



    This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

    More Information

    Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program
    Health Professions Education Foundation
    818 K Street, Suite 210
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (800) 773-1669