Scholarships for New and Continuing Students

Scholarships for new and continuing students enrolled in any CHP program:

College of Health Professions Scholarships

  • The College of Health Professions (CHP) Scholarships are provided by generous donations from the annual CHP Phone-a-Thon campaign.  The CHP scholarship awards in two categories – academic excellence or financial need.  The number of annual awards is based on the money raised during the phone-a-thon.

Scholarships for new and continuing students enrolled in the Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology programs

Lynn Coates and Caroline Coates-Nelson Endowed Scholarship

  • Established in 2016, this scholarship was established in honor of Lynn Coates and Caroline Coates-Nelson. This scholarship will be used to benefit students in the UAMS College of Health Processions Audiology and Speech Pathology programs.

Scholarships for new and continuing students enrolled in the Medical Laboratory Sciences program:

Craig Gilliam Medical Laboratory Sciences Scholarship

  • The Craig Gilliam Medical Laboratory Sciences Scholarship was established by Mr. Craig H. Gilliam to help support Medical Laboratory Science students based on financial need as well as academic merit.  Mr. Gilliam is an alumnus of the medical laboratory sciences program and serves as a member of the college’s advisory board.

Scholarships for new and continuing students enrolled in the Physician Assistant program:

Dr. Hermann Hammans Endowed Scholarship for Physician Assistants

  • Established in 2015, this scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Bart Barlogie’s late step-father, Dr. Hermann Hammans and as a salute to Dr. Barlogie’s daughter, a recent graduate of the Physician Assistant program.  This scholarship will be used to benefit Physician Assistant students in the UAMS College of Health Processions.

Centralized Scholarship for Various CHP Programs:

Eligible: Students enrolled in the programs listed below.  Please see each program section to see eligibility requirements and other information about that scholarship:

Dietetic Internship Scholarship Information

Eligible: New students in this program

Award and Timing

Subject to the availability of funds, the total annual award is $1,000.00 to the selected student(s).  Scholarship award is as follows: $500 per semester, fall and spring semester enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicant must be accepted into the Dietetic Internship program in the UAMS College of Health Professions
  2. Documented Financial Need – All students applying for scholarships must apply for financial aid.  Students are not required to accept awarded loans, but in order to generate the aid report required that officially documents financial need, a completed FAFSA is required.  Please see the Student Financial Services website for more information.

Genetic Counseling (M.S.) Scholarship Information

Eligible: New and continuing students in this program

Award and Timing

Subject to the availability of funds, the total annual award is $923.89 and any remaining balance to the selected student(s).  Scholarship award is as follows: $500 during fall semester enrollment and the remaining balance during spring semester enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA (cGPA) of at least 3.0
  2. Applicant must be at least a half-time student (6 SC or more) during each of the semesters awarded.
  3. Documented Financial Need – All students applying for scholarships must apply for financial aid.  Students are not required to accept awarded loans, but in order to generate the aid report required that officially documents financial need, a completed FAFSA is required.  Please see the Student Financial Services website for more information.

Nuclear Medicine Imaging Sciences (B.S.) Scholarship Information

Eligible: New students in this program

Award and Timing

Subject to the availability of funds, the total annual award is $906.78 to the selected student.  Scholarship award is as follows: $500 during fall semester enrollment and the remaining balance during spring semester enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA (cGPA) of at least 3.0
  2. Applicant must be at least a half-time student (6 SC or more) during each of the semesters awarded.
  3. Documented Financial Need – All students applying for scholarships must apply for financial aid.  Students are not required to accept awarded loans, but in order to generate the aid report required that officially documents financial need, a completed FAFSA is required.  Please see the Student Financial Services website for more information.