Health Care Scholars Day

A Scholarship Competition for Incoming UMR Students

Health Care Scholars Day

UMR's Health Care Scholars Day 2017 has concluded. Scholarship decisions will be released at the end of February.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

At the University of Minnesota Rochester, we strive to help provide students with resources to make their education more affordable. This year we are doing so by hosting Health Care Scholars Day on February 4, 2017.

To have the opportunity to be invited to this scholarship competition you must Complete your UMR Application for Admission by the priority deadline of December 1, 2016.

This competition is by invitation only.

"So many of the candidates have done amazing work in their communities and we are lucky to have them as future UMR students. Many candidates have had specific volunteer experience in health care settings and these experiences drive their passion for healthcare." -- Brett Schieve, Cultural Engagement Director and scholarship judge.

What scholarships will be awarded?

First Year Student Scholarships: Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Health Care Passion Scholarship: Are you passionate about health care? Are you engaged in your community, serving and volunteering to bring about positive change? Passion for health care often develops from personal experience. Tell your story to the UMR community by creating a poster, a short video, or a presentation that showcases your community engagement and commitment to making a difference through your passion.

Health CORE ScholarshipHealth CORE (Community of Respect and Empowerment) Scholarship: Are you ready to model respect and contribute your unique perspective as a leader on the UMR campus, living in community with others who share your vision for a diverse and empowered health care workforce? Interview for a Health CORE scholarship.

Scholarships will be awarded in the amounts of $1,000-$8,000. Some scholarships are recurring.

The University of Minnesota Rochester values community service.  Service to the community is a component of scholarship consideration. 

Schedule for the Day

Scholarship Instructions