Winter Scholarships - Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

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Winter Scholarships are awarded at the annual symposium. To be eligible, you must be enrolled full-time in the Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Program (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 acupuncture and Chinese medicine students. Award amounts vary from $500 - $2,500 and eligibility requirements must be met.

General eligibility requirements:

  • Enrolled in Winter 2018 as a continuing student T2-T9
  • Academic status must be in good standing - many scholarships require a cumultative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Have filed a 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - if you want to be considered for need-based scholarships (not required for international students)

List of scholarships

Review the list of scholarships and anticipated award amounts

Application procedure

The Winter 18 Scholarships Application is now available. 

A completed application consists of the following:

1. A completed Winter 18 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:

  • As an acupuncture student, why are you studying to become a Practitioner and how will Whole Food Nutrition help you be a catalyst for changing patients' lives? 

4. A Faculty Recommendation Form

Application deadline

The Winter 18 Scholarship Application (essays included) and Faculty Recommendation Form are due December 29th, 2017.

Award notification

Award recipients are notified by email in late January 2018.

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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