The purpose of the scholarship program is to recognize outstanding students in the allied health professions who are achieving excellence in their academic programs and have significant potential to assume future leadership roles in the allied health professions. The selected student will receive a $1,000 scholarship. An additional scholarship in the amount of $1,000 and the title of Elwood Scholar is to be awarded to the most outstanding Scholarship of Excellence recipient.
Applicants must be enrolled in a college or school that is an institutional member of ASAHP. They must have successfully completed at least one term (quarter, semester, trimester, etc.) at that institution. Applicants must be enrolled in an academic program at the time of application, but are eligible even if the academic program is completed prior to when an award is made. Candidates may be enrolled in any health discipline except those in the nursing, public health, psychology, or MOD-VOPP (medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, podiatry, pharmacy) group. All degree levels are eligible (associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral).