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At Drake, we offer financial aid that is designed to reward your academic achievement and also to help meet your family’s level of financial need. You may find that you qualify for both merit-based and financial need-based awards. We make every effort to provide the most complete financial aid package to you in your first award notice. 

Please visit our Financial Aid Office for all your general scholarship inquiries. The Financial Aid Office also provides a summary of tuition and fees for all Drake programs.  

Athletic Training and Health Profession Scholarship Opportunities

Students who begin at Drake directly from high school, in the pre-athletic training track of the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree, and matriculate into the Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program in their fourth year, will receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship to be used toward their first year of Masters tuition.  This one-time $5,000 scholarship is in lieu of any undergraduate scholarships the student may have received in their first three years in the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program.

The following scholarships are available to incoming A1 students through the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences:

Scholarship Name Description
Drake University MAT Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming A1 student each year.  Scholarship recipients are selected by the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences based on their strength in the applicant pool.


A number of scholarships are available for students in the Master of Athletic Training program from a variety of state, federal and non-profit agencies.  The following is a list of scholarships that students are encouraged to look into. 

Schoarship Name Description Deadline

Des Moines Social Club

$1,000 scholarship to a female student who is currently enrolled as a full-time student in a college or university pursuing a degree in a health-related field.


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