The Perseverance

Scholarship

Join HEY!-Healthy Excited Youth in supporting our next generation of healthcare providers. 
HEY!- Healthy Excited Youth is committed to improving representation in the healthcare field from both a diversity perspective and applicant perspective. As holistic applications are becoming increasingly popular, opportunities for once overlooked but talented and promising providers are now available. HEY! would like to ensure holistic scholarship opportunities are offered to support these candidates as well. Our organization is founded by healthcare professionals that were once considered non-competitive candidates but were determined to succeed nevertheless. We’re happy to support our future colleagues as they embark on their dream careers. The Perseverance Scholarship will be a one-time scholarship of $2,500.
Eligibility: 

For budding healthcare professionals with a deficit in their application process that have shown a true passion and tenacious spirit for the care of others. Health fields targeted are dentistry, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy or physician assistants. Open to all residents of the United States.

Requirements:

  1. Applicants must be currently enrolled in their ultimate healthcare program i.e. current medical student 

  2. Must have completed a post-baccalaureate program and/or relevant Masters degree to improve their application competitiveness or independently taken prerequisites to pursue a secondary degree path

  3. Must be considered a minority in their respective field

  4. Selected winners of the application agree to participation in HEY!- Healthy Excited Youth’s Mentorship Program for 1 year

 

Application Process:

  1. Application form Click Here 

  2. 500 word essay describing career goals, deficit or difficulties in application process and any outstanding professional successes

  3. Resume

  4. Proof of enrollment in accredited healthcare program 

  5. Official transcripts including undergraduate, graduate, secondary degrees and/or science related prerequisite courses

 

- Applications will open January 1st 2021. The deadline to apply is April 30th, 2021.

- Potential selected applicants will be required to participate in a secondary interview that may be performed virtually or by video submission

- Official transcripts will be required if selected

  

By making a donation to this campaign, you understand that your donation is going towards HEY!'s efforts regarding the Scholarship Program Fund. You understand that your gift to HEY!-Healthy Excited Youth becomes the property of HEY!-Healthy Excited Youth and that HEY!-Healthy Excited Youth has ultimate control, authority, and discretion with regard to its distribution related to this campaign. All grants made by HEY!-Healthy Excited Youth are in its sole and independent discretion.

 

Questions? 

Please e-mail us any time regarding your application.

info@healthyexcitedyouth.org

Interested in Donating? 

You can make a tax-deductible donation directly to our Perseverance Scholarship online via PayPal or credit card.