Chiropractic Homecoming Winter Scholarships

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Scholarships are awarded at the annual Chiropractic Homecoming. To be eligible, you must be enrolled full time in the College of Chiropractic (Winter trimester) and meet other requirements. Amounts and availability of scholarships may vary.

Eligibility information

Scholarships reward the dedication, academic achievement and leadership qualities of our College of Chiropractic students. Award amounts vary from $250 - $5,000 and eligibility requirements must be met.

General eligibility requirements:

  • Enrolled in Winter 2016 as a continuing student T2-T10
  • Academic status must be in good standing - many scholarships require a cumultative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Have filed a 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - if you want to be considered for need-based scholarships

List of scholarships

Review the list of scholarships and anticipated award amounts

Application procedure

The Winter Scholarships Application will be available in January 2016. You will be notified by email. 

NOTE: The Sweere Academic Scholars Award is presented automatically based on GPA. There is no application procedure.

A completed application consists of the following:

1. A completed Winter Scholarships Application
2. A brief summary of your Service/Leadership involvement during the past trimester
3a. A statement of consideration (300-500 words) that describes the following:

  • Explain your personal vision and goals for your chosen profession.
  • What do you perceive as your future commitment to Northwestern Health Sciences University's progress and goals?
  • Discuss your vision of integrating your professional life into the greater community.

3b. Essay for the Standard Process® Scholarship - if you choose to apply for this $2,500 scholarship:

  • Feed the Body. Feel the Difference. How do you embrace this philosophy? Provide three examples with supporting information.

4. A Faculty Recommendation

Application deadline

The Winter Scholarship Application (essays included) and Faculty Recommendation form deadline dates will be announced for January 2016.

Award notification

Award recipients are notified by email one week prior to Homecoming. Award recipients are also announced at a Homecoming luncheon.

Upon receipt of a scholarship award, an adjustment may be made to your financial aid package to meet federal regulations and institutional policies.

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