This scholarship program is aimed at supporting the education of students interested in full-time employment at UK HealthCare upon graduation.

A monetary educational stipend is offered to eligible, selected recipients. One semester of the educational award shall be forgiven for every six months of productive full-time service in a role corresponding with the student’s respective academic program.


  • Applicant must provide proof of acceptance to one of the following academic programs: 
    • Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 
      • Medical Assisting
      • Biotechnology Lab Technician
      • Radiography
      • Respiratory Care
      • Surgical Technology 
    • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
    • Bachelor’s Degree (BSN) Nursing
    • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) training program
    • Bachelor’s Degree
      • Cytotechnology
      • Medical Laboratory Science 
    • Master of Science 
      • Pathology Assistant
  • Applicant must have a current cumulative overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or better.
  • Recipients enrolled in associate degree programs (or LPN programs) are expected to graduate in six (6) semesters of twelve (12) quarters, excluding summers. 
  • Recipients enrolled in baccalaureate programs are expected to complete their program in ten (10) semesters, excluding summers. 

Application deadline: July 1

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Applications require: 

  • Two (2) professional references
  • Three (3) open-ended essay responses
  • Cover letter
  • Resume 
  • Proof of enrollment at respective college/university 
  • Proof of acceptance to accredited program
  • Current academic transcripts 

Selected candidates may be asked to participate in a brief interview with representatives from their department of interest.

This scholarship program is supported by Policy #A01-205. If selected to receive this educational award, you will be asked to sign a contract that details the required workback commitment.

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