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 Office of Student Financial Planning for all your general scholarship inquiries.
|Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship/Awards||Hispanic, financial need, community service. $1,000 - $5,000
|Des Moines Women's Club||$1,000 scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year to a female student who is currently enrolled as a full-time student in a college or university, pursing a degree in a health-related field.
|January 17, 2020|
|Health Professions||Public Health and
other Healthcare specialties
|Health Professions Scholarship Program (Indian Health Services Scholarship Program)||American Indian, Native American; minimum 2 year service
|Health Sciences Scholarship Opportunity||Air Force Scholarship Info||Ongoing|
|Hispanic Scholarship Funds College Scholarship Program||Hispanic/Latino/Puerto Rican/Mexican American; minimum of a 3.0 GPA
$1,000 - $5,000
|(IHERF) Scholarships for Health Care Careers
|NASA Iowa Space Grant Scholarship and Fellowship Program||The Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) will award scholarships based on merit for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines that support NASA's mission.
|National Health Service Corps Scholarship||For more information go to: http://www.nhsc.hrsa.gov/scholarships/index.html||Mid-May|
|ROTC Scholarship||For more information go to: http://www.drake.edu/rotc/index.php||Ongoing|
|Tutor the People||The scholarship asks students to submit an essay that illustrates how an MD degree will help them achieve their life goals. We will award a $1,000 prize to the winning submission, which will be made payable to that student's current university or future medical school.
The mission of Tutor the People is to provide our pre-med students with top-scoring and experienced MCAT tutors who deliver a holistic preparation experience at a fraction of the price of our competitors. We are offering students at Drake University a $200 discount on all of our study packages with the coupon code drake200.
|Nov 1, 2019|
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The following scholarship deadlines are updated on an annual basis.
These awards can be used for travel expenses with the stipulations provided
The Walbridge Medical
The Walbridge Medical Mission/International Community Service Trip Travel Award is supported by Mary Walbridge, PH'74, and exemplifies her commitment to community service and medical missions, higher education, as well as to future generations of Drake pharmacy students.
Criteria for Receiving the Travel Award:
1) Travel on a medical mission or international community service trip for which academic credit is not being received.
The amount of the award is expected to be approximately $500, depending on the number of individuals requesting travel support.
Iowa Resources for Scholarships and Financial Aid
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
Scholarships for students from traditionally underrepresented groups (with links to scholarships for women, students with disabilities and LGTBQ students)
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