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Health Profession Scholarships

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation is investing in health profession education by offering a scholarship program to help address and strengthen the health care workforce shortage and provide financial assistance to these aspiring students.

Scholarship Application and Guidelines 

Scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year have closed. The 2020-2021 scholarship application will be posted in August 2020.

For scholarship eligibility, student applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of North Dakota
  • Attend a North Dakota university, college or technical college
  • Have completed at least their freshman year of undergraduate course work
  • Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Pursuing a degree in a nursing or health care-related field
  • Be in good academic standing, maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need

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2019 Recipients

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