Health Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship

Scholarship Amount

Up to $15,000 awarded per year per student

Who Can Apply?

  • College of Science & Health
  • Lisle
  • Graduate


Health Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship recognizes a promising full-time student in the MSIP program (one award per cohort) and supports their journey into the healthcare field by providing them with financial assistance of up to $15,000 per year per student. This scholarship is awarded to students based on academic excellence and demonstration of volunteer and service experiences within the healthcare field(s).


To be eligible for the Health Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship, applicants must be a current student or an alum of the graduate program (MSIP) and be in the process of applying to a health professions school or a doctoral program.

Competitive applicants must:

  • Be a legal resident of the United States (US citizen, permanent resident or DACA status).
  • Be enrolled in the MSIP program as a full-time student.
  • Possess an undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Indicate volunteer/service experience in the healthcare field(s).
  • Complete the application and submit a response to the essay question by June 15, 2023 for Fall cohort and November 15, 2023 for Spring cohort (Essays should be at least 500 words in length.)
  • Scholarship is exclusive and is not stackable with other graduate awards from Benedictine University.
  • Commit to serve as a graduate peer mentor to support the students in the next cohort until they enter professional schools, create service opportunities for MSIP students (such as organize health screening at Hope House), volunteer at University events (such as Young Hearts 4 Life , graduate open house) and volunteer with seniors at Villa St. Benedict.

Essay Prompt: What are the biggest challenges facing healthcare professionals and the US healthcare systems? How do you plan on addressing these challenges as a future healthcare professional?

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