2018 Champion of Diversity Scholarship for Health Professions Students

 

The Manhattan Staten Island Area Health Education Center (MSI AHEC) serves students from under-served communities, by providing them with opportunities for career exploration and development in the numerous fields of health care. Since 2004, MSI AHEC has had the privilege of witnessing diverse and promising students explore and pursue their educational and career aspirations.

In the spirit of recognizing their hard work, and the desire to alleviate all too common barriers and challenges, MSI AHEC is proud to present their annual Champions Of Diversity Scholarship to a health professions student for the year 2018. This scholarship is in the amount of $1,000 and will be awarded via check to the selected student. The scholarship is awarded to a student that has consistently exemplified the mission of MSI AHEC: working towards decreasing health disparities while aggressively pursuing a career in the healthcare workforce. This student has progressively shown growth and commitment through their participation in AHEC programs as well as through their active community leadership and involvement. The student who receives this scholarship has also demonstrated clear commitment to working with under-served communities.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 15, 2018

The winner of the scholarship will be notified via email, and presented at our annual Champions of Diversity Awards Reception, to take place in November 2018. The recipient will be selected, by the Board of Directors of the Manhattan Staten Island Area Health Education Center, based on the following criteria:

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

– Current health professions student
– AHEC program involvement
– Demonstrated commitment to a future career in Health Care
– Demonstrated leadership and initiative

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

At the end of this application you are required to upload the items listed below. Incomplete submissions without both required documents will not be considered.

– UPDATED RESUME
– COPY OF CURRENT, MOST RECENT OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT (CAN BE SCANNED)

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