To be eligible for the Corris Boyd Scholars Program, applicants must: have applied and been accepted into an AUPHA Full Member master's degree program for start in Fall, but not before August 1st; be a full-time student; have a 3.0 GPA; have US citizenship or permanent resident status; and be a student of color. Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria: leadership qualities; academic achievements; community involvement; commitment to healthcare and healthcare management as a career path; and other sources and amount of financial support (may be considered when all other factors are equal).
This program was established in honor of a healthcare leader who dedicated his life to diversity and excellence in leadership– especially among people of color. The recipient will receive a $40,000 scholarship towards tuition and other expenses at the AUPHA full-member graduate school program of his or her choice. The award will be paid in four installments (August and December of the first year, then August and December of the second year).