Chiropractic Winter Scholarships

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Scholarships are awarded annually during the winter trimester. 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 cumulative 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 now available.

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:

  • What do you think are the top 5 nutrition myths and how would you guide your patients around these pitfalls?

3c. Essay for the Dr. Frank Sovinsky Memorial Scholarship - if you choose to apply for this $1,000 scholarship:

  • After gaining the perspective of the chiropractic entrepreneur, and considering the situation of either becoming an associate or a potential “buy in”/successor, list at least 3 important parameters you feel need to be in place in order to create a “win-win” environment for both the perspective associate and the owner doctor? 

Note: All Dr. Frank Sovinsky Memorial Scholarship applicants will be required to read the book The E-Myth Chiropractor, co-authored by Dr. Frank Sovinsky.  Student must have Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher.

4. A Faculty Recommendation Form

Application deadline

The Winter Scholarship Application (essays included) and Faculty Recommendation form deadline is January 29th, 2016.

Award notification

Award recipients are notified by email in early February. 

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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