HIF Scholarship Opportunities Now Available for Nursing, Mental Health, and Public Health Students!

I. Healthcare Initiative Foundation ADN-to-BSN Nursing Scholarship:

This award provides scholarship support of $1,500 each academic year for students accepted into MC’s nursing program who intend to earn their bachelor’s degree in nursing through the ADN-to-BSN dual admission program at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). Bilingual students are particularly encouraged to apply, but this opportunity is open to any nursing student who meets the criteria.

Additional benefits for recipients will include healthcare interpreting certification or cultural communications training, as well as participation in an annual hands-on interprofessional collaboration activity with students in other healthcare fields.

The Healthcare Initiative Foundation scholarships are structured to provide ongoing support to recipients during your studies at Montgomery College and at the Universities at Shady Grove through completion of your bachelor’s degree, as long as you continue to meet the criteria.

CRITERIA:

  • Need based;
  • Montgomery County resident;
  • Student already accepted or enrolled in MC’s nursing program with the intent to enroll in the ADN-to-BSN dual admission program with the University of Maryland School of Nursing at the Universities at Shady Grove;
  • Meets the eligibility requirements for the Dual Enrollment nursing program, including an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and a science GPA of at least 2.75; and
  • Must commit to an internship/clinical rotation at a nonprofit (or hospital); and maintain academic standing in their degree program.

II. Healthcare Initiative Foundation Building Career Pathways Scholarship for Mental Health and Public Health Students:

This award provides scholarship support of $1,500 each academic year for mental health and public health students who intend to earn their bachelor’s degree in social work or public health at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). Bilingual students are particularly encouraged to apply, but this opportunity is open to any student who meets the criteria.

Additional benefits for recipients will include healthcare interpreting certification or cultural communications training, as well as participation in an annual hands-on interprofessional collaboration activity with students in other healthcare fields.

The Healthcare Initiative Foundation scholarships are structured to provide ongoing support to recipients during your studies at Montgomery College and at the Universities at Shady Grove through completion of your bachelor’s degree, as long as you continue to meet the criteria.

CRITERIA:

    • Montgomery County resident;
    • In need of financial assistance;
    • Mental health or public health major;
    • Intends to pursue bachelor’s degree in social work or public health at The Universities at Shady Grove;
    • Must commit to an internship/clinical rotation at a nonprofit (or hospital); and
    • Maintain academic standing in their degree program.

Student applicants may apply for the Healthcare Initiative Foundation (HIF) scholarships and other Montgomery College Foundation scholarship opportunities at http://montgomerycollege.academicworks.com. Although the fall application deadline passed on July 31, Montgomery College is holding the HIF scholarships open until September 30.

Student applicants may apply for this and other Montgomery College Foundation scholarship opportunities at https://montgomerycollege.academicworks.com. Although the fall application deadline passed on July 31, we are holding the HIF scholarships open until September 30.

To apply, please follow these steps:

Go to the Montgomery College Foundation Scholarship Application website: https://montgomerycollege.academicworks.com.

Click on “Sign in With Your Institution.” Use your Montgomery College MY MC credentials to login to the site, powered by Academic Works. Read and follow all instructions provided on the home page.

If this is your first time logging in, you will need to complete the General Application, located by clicking on the ‘Application’ link in the top menu bar. To be considered for the scholarship, please ensure your application is complete. Make sure to answers both essay questions and sign and submit your online scholarship application.

To search for information regarding either Healthcare Initiative Foundation scholarship, click on “Opportunities. Click the “Apply” button next to the HIF scholarship that corresponds with your area of study, answer the questions, and then click “Submit. You will be notified of your application status by email. If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive an award letter in the mail. Please be sure to complete all requirements on the award letter.

For questions regarding the scholarship application process, please contact the Scholarship Office: by email at Scholarships@montgomerycollege.edu or by telephone at (240) 567-4021.

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