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Graduate and Professional Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Office of Student Financial Assistance
6 North Liberty Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and legal residents of the state of Maryland. They must be degree-seeking graduate or professional students in nursing, veterinary medicine, law, social work, medicine, dentistry or pharmacology. They must be enrolled at one of the following schools: University of Maryland; Baltimore (UMB) Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Pharmacy or Social Work; University of Baltimore School of Law; The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine or an eligible Maryland institution that grants a graduate degree in nursing, social work or pharmacology (first professional degree only). Selection is based on financial need.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA and contacting the school's financial aid office.
Website: http://www.maryland.gov

Health Research and Educational Trust Health Career Scholarships
Sponsor: New Jersey Hospital Association
760 Alexander Road
P.O. Box 1
Princeton, NJ 08543-0001
Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents. They must be undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors or graduate students enrolled in a nursing, allied health professions, healthcare administration or hospital administration degree program. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the quality of the personal essay submitted as part of the application.

Amount: At least $2,000
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Application instructions are available online. Applicant contact information, a personal essay, an official transcript and proof of financial need are required.
Website: http://www.njha.com