UMR student displaying and explaining a project

Health Care Scholars Day

"Health Care Scholars Day was a great way to connect with other prospective students through our passion for health care, diversity and inclusion. I was able to meet several alumni and hear their stories and accomplishments that positively impacted the community. After attending health scholars day, I knew that UMR was the best college for me and my success." - Kiersten Lee, Health CORE scholarship recipient

A Scholarship Competition for Incoming Students

At the University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR), we strive to help provide students with resources to make their education more affordable. Since 2016, UMR has held Health Care Scholars Day, an opportunity for invited attendees to compete for scholarship dollars. Some scholarships are recurring contingent upon good academic standings and commitment to program.


This scholarship competition is by invitation only.


What prospective students need to do to be considered for the 2020 Health Care Scholars competition:

  • Complete the UMR Application for Admission, with all required materials by the priority deadline of December 1, 2019.
  • UMR scholarship selection team will review applications.
  • UMR will send congratulatory invitations to attend Health Care Scholars Day. Invitations will include specific details related to scholarship selection and agenda.
  • Invited students will attend Health Care Scholars Day on February 1st located at University of Minnesota Rochester campus.


Hear from a Health Care Scholars Day attendee, Rachel

Rachel Ruiz
“I felt very valued as a future student of UMR during Health Care Scholars Day. I knew everyone involved was investing in my success. As an out of state student, it was exciting to be able to gain a connection and feel for the UMR Community.” Rachel Ruiz, first- year, Pittsburg, Kansas