GI Bill

At this time Ultimate Health School does not offer the GI Bill.

WIA Grants

UHS is an approved Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Board (NVWIB) training provider. This government agency through the skill-source centers provides grant tuition assistance to low income Virginia residents. Funding is provided for the Practical Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Medication Aide and Phlebotomy programs. Adult jobseekers or dislocated workers in need of tuition assistance may be eligible to receive funding towards the cost of their training under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) program by NVWIB. Under the WIA principle of streamlining services, NVWIB may approve up to $3500.00 in funding for an applicant for the Practical nursing program.

Interested applicants may visit http://myskillsource.org/home/wia.shtml or personally visit the skill-source centers within their counties for further information. Students may also call our Business office for further enquiries and assistance.

Non-Virginia Residents can refer to employment agencies, Department of Human Services, or their skill-source centers within their counties about similar programs for which they may qualify. UHS accepts vouchers from the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. Copies of vouchers from other states must be preapproved by UHS.

 

MyCAA Grants

The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) Program is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation including Nursing and Allied Health.

To be eligible, you must be a spouse of a service member on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 who can start and complete their coursework while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders, including spouses married to members of the National Guard and reserve component in these same pay grades.

Spouses can visit the MyCAA Spouse Portal online at https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa and provide the required Spouse Profile information or contact a career counselor on 800-342-9647.

Women Independence Scholarship Program

The Women’s Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) was created in 1999 to help formerly battered women overcome barriers to the education necessary for their becoming employable and financially stable. The primary intent is to help single mothers with young children who have the greatest financial challenges (childcare costs, etc.) to gain work skills so they can support their families. Our funds target women who are in desperate financial situations and absolutely must have both an education and our funds to assist them.

  • A woman who meets the following requirements is eligible to apply:

  • Survived intimate partner abuse & has been separated from their abuser a minimum of one year;

  • Is a citizen or legal resident of the United States;

  • Has applied to or is officially accepted into an accredited course of study at a United States institution;

  • Demonstrates a critical need for financial assistance;

  • Exhibits a strong desire and the ability to complete a training and/or academic program;

  • Has a definite plan to use the desired training to upgrade skills for career advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market; and

  • Has sought services from a non-profit, domestic violence agency for a minimum of 6 consecutive months, and this agency is willing act as sponsor by mentoring and providing support to the student throughout her educational experience.                                            

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  • The Ladies Board Scholarship

The Ladies Board scholarship program was established in 1959 to award supplemental funds to worthy nursing students, and since that time it has awarded 920 scholarships, totaling $1,232,000. Criteria selection includes all of the following:

  • Residence or work in Loudoun County

  • Enrollment in an accredited school of nursing. If not currently enrolled in a school of
    nursing, acceptance letter is required.

  • Completion of 1 semester (9 credits) of nursing school or 30 undergraduate college
    credits. Funds are not available for pre-clinical studies.

  • Students must have a 3.0 cumulative average (or its equivalent). A transcript is required.

Health Occupations Students of America

Scholarships are available to either a senior secondary or postsecondary/collegiate HOSA
member who plans to continue or further his/her education in the healthcare field. All scholarship materials must be mailed together in one envelope including letters of
reference, transcript, photo, etc. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All applications must be typed, word-processed, or legible handwriting. All applications  must be grammatically correct and complete for acceptance and review by HOSA. All applications are to be submitted by the student applicant and mailed directly to

HOSA—Future Health Professionals
548 Silicon Drive, Suite 101
Southlake, TX 76092

There is no limit to the number of applications per school or per state association. However, all applications must be RECEIVED no later than April 1 for consideration.

For more information: http://www.hosa.org

 

Virginia Health Care Association Scholarship

To be considered for a Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Residency in Virginia for at least one year;

  • Acceptance or enrollment as a full time or part time student in school of nursing in the state of Virginia;

  • Demonstration of a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in required courses, not electives;

  • A demonstration of financial need, verified by the Financial Aid Office/authorized person at the applicant’s nursing school; and

  • Have submitted a completed application form and an official grade transcript to The Office of Minority Health and Public Health Policy prior to June 30. If no college courses are attempted, an official high school transcript or equivalent must be submitted.

 

NAEMT (National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians)

Scholarship opportunities for students interested in health careers as an emergency medical responder (EMR) or an emergency medical technician (EMT). In an effort to recruit and retain EMS practitioners, the foundation will offer awards up to $1,000 based on the cost of the EMS training program. Application deadline is March 15.. Criteria used in the scholarship selection process includes:

  • Commitment to entering the EMS profession;

  • Financial need;

  • Dedication to the community; and

  • Ability to serve as a positive ambassador to the EMS profession

 

The Mildred A. Mason Memorial Foundation

The foundation will award one or more scholarships annually to an individual who fits one of the following categories:

  • An individual who is planning to enter a non-degree career and technical education
    program to become a health care worker and has been admitted to an approved program
    in Virginia.

  • A health care worker desiring further education in his or her chosen field, who has
    completed a technical health and medical science program, and has been admitted to an
    approved program in Virginia.

  • A professional health care worker pursuing a planned program of instruction for the
    purpose of teaching in a technical health and medical science program in Virginia.

  • A Virginia technical health and medical science educator who has been accepted into
    a planned program of study leading to a higher degree in his or her profession or in
    education. (The scholarship is not intended for use in teacher certification.)

The value of the scholarship will be at least $500 unless the cost of the program is less. Scholarship checks are made payable to the school after the recipient begins the program.
Notification of the award will be made by June 1st.

Print application forms from Downloadable forms page under Student & Faculty.

 

Soroptomist Women Opportunity Award

The Women’s Opportunity Awards program assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.In addition to providing the primary financial support for their families, eligible applicants must be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program and must demonstrate financial need. Also, please note only residents of Soroptimist International of the Americas’ member countries and territories are eligible to apply for the educational grants. The Women’s Opportunity Awards program involves three levels of cash awards. The program begins at the local Soroptimist club-level, where award amounts vary. Local-level award recipients become eligible for region-level awards of either $3,000 or $5,000. Region-level award recipients then become eligible to receive one of three international-level awards of $10,000.

 

Linda Lael Miller Scholarship

Since 2001, through her scholarship program, Linda Lael Miller has awarded more than $100,000 in grants to women age 25 and older who have experienced barriers to fulfilling their education.“Non-traditional female students have a difficult time finding scholarships,” said Linda, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 100 books. “These scholarships target those women specifically.”The funds may be used not only for tuition, educational fees and books, but also for child care, transportation and other expenses not covered by traditional scholarships. To qualify, a woman must be 25 years old or older, a U.S. or Canadian legal resident attending, or enrolled to attend, a U.S. or Canadian college or university. Applicants must submit an essay or 500 words or less that includes information on why the student is applying for the scholarship, how achieving her educational goals will enhance her and her family’s future, the specific purpose for the funds and the dollar amount requested. The maximum grant is $1,000 per winner.
For more information: http://www.lindalaelmiller.com/lindas-scholarship/

 

NursesLink.org Nursing Student Scholarships

NursesLink.org offers 2 different scholarship awards every year! Application deadline is July 31st for both scholarship awards.
$1,000 Nursing program Scholarship – This award is open to any student currently enrolled or planning to enroll in any undergraduate or certificate level nursing education program.
$500 College Student Scholarship – This opportunity is available to any student enrolling or currently enrolled in a NON- nursing college degree program, certificate course or graduate level education program.

 

Emerge Scholarships

The Emerge Scholarships Inc. (Emerge) scholarship program has awarded nearly a quarter of a million dollars in scholarships since its founding year, 2001. While each year hundreds of applicants apply for the scholarships, we are only able to recognize a small number of winners. The selection committee is focused on identifying special women – non-traditional students whose education was delayed or interrupted, individuals with a vision to succeed regardless of any obstacles that life has put in their way. This may include women who are returning to school after a hiatus, changing careers, seeking advancement in their career or work life, and stay-at-home moms entering the work place and in need of additional education/training. This scholarship is not intended for recent high school graduates or women who are eligible for or who have already received other significant financial aid.

 

National Leased Housing Association SCHOLARSHIPS (NLHA)

The NLHA Education Fund was established as a 501(c)(3) organization to raise funds for the purpose of awarding education grants and scholarships to low income individuals residing in federally assisted rental housing owned, managed, or administered by members of the National Leased Housing Association. The National Leased Housing Association (NLHA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and preservation of decent and safe affordable rental housing.The NLHA Education Fund will offer four types of scholarships, one in recognition of one of the nation’s largest affordable rental housing providers and three are in memory of three dedicated housing professionals and active NLHA members. All applications must be submitted electronically. Residents of privately owned federally assisted low income housing properties (Section 8, low income housing tax credits, etc.) or recipients of Section 8 voucher assistance that demonstrate both merit and need are eligible to apply.

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