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Scholarships

Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences students are eligible for several program-specific awards in addition to School of Health Professions scholarships. These awards are made possible by the generosity of donors.

Clinical Laboratory Science

Missouri Hospital Association Clinical Lab Sciences Endowed Scholarship

One or more annual scholarship awards shall be given to undergraduate students enrolled in the CLS Program in SHP. Selection criteria may include academic excellence and financial need.

Western Pathologists Quality Assurance Association / American Society for Clinical Pathology Scholarship

One or more annual scholarship awards shall be given to students enrolled in SHP. Recipient must be full-time undergraduate CLS majors with senior level status. Recipients shall be in good academic standing and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Financial need is not required.

Radiography

Diversity & Excellence in Radiography

To provide one or more scholarship awards to students enrolled in SHP Radiography Program. Selection shall be based upon academic achievement. Recipents must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher. Funds will be used to recruit high-achieving students to the Radiography Program. The scholarship will be for under-represented minorities in healthcare. Preference will be given to first generation college students.

Mary Sebacher Radiography Scholarship

A $500 scholarship awarded to a Radiography student in the first year of the professional phase of the Radiography Program in SHP. Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 to qualify. Scholarship applications and statements are due Feb. 1.

Respiratory Therapy

James Whitacre Scholarship

Awarded to a Senior RT student who goes above and beyond with empathy for the patient and family.

Michael and Barbara Carr Endowed Scholarship for Respiratory Therapy

One or more annual scholarship awards shall be given to students enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy program in the School of Health Professions.

Blake Rudeen Memorial Scholarship Fund

One or more annual awards to senior-level students in pediatric respiratory therapy. The selected recipient(s) must be in good academic standing, with preference given to a student with financial need. If no student meets the criteria as stated in number 1, then the award will be made available to a student in SHP who has indicated an interest in pediatric rehabilitation.

School of Health Professions Scholarships & Awards