Healthworks 2024 Health Care Scholarships
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For the 22nd year, Kansans wishing to improve their education and skills may apply for the Healthworks KHA Foundation scholarships “Encouraging Excellence and Innovation.” Two organizations partner with Healthworks to assist Kansans in pursuing education: the Kansas Association of Health Care Executives (KAHCE) and the Kansas Healthcare Human Resources’ Association (KHHRA). The application window will close at 11:59 p.m. on February 28, 2024.


Applicants may request to be reviewed in one of the following categories:

  • Advanced Clinical Practice: graduate level students in any clinical practice health care discipline
  • Health Care Administration: students in health care administration (KAHCE)
  • Human Resources: students in healthcare human resource related field (KHHRA)
  • Undergraduate Health Care: undergraduate students in non-nursing health care fields
  • Undergraduate Nursing: undergraduate students who have been accepted into a licensed or degreed nursing program


  • The Healthworks Scholarship Review Committee will review the applications and select the recipients.
  • Each individual may apply annually.
  • The scholarship award will be paid directly to the educational institution.
  • Healthworks awards scholarships without regard to race, religion, creed, age, sex or national origin. Healthworks is an equal opportunity grantor.
  • All applicants will be notified by June 30. Healthworks does not provide explanations regarding denials.
  • Honorable mention honorees will also be selected and recognized.


  • Kansas resident committed to pursuing their health care career in Kansas.
  • Part-time or full-time student in a health care course of study leading to a certificate, degree or credential not currently held. Proof of acceptance into the chosen career program will be required in order to receive the award.
  • Attending a Kansas educational institution, including technical, two-or four-year institution. An exception may be given for an accredited online or out-of-state program if the reason for choosing such an institution is explained in the answer to the goals question.
  • Attending a health care program that is accredited by their respective governing body.
  • Pre-med and medical students are not eligible.
  • Priority will be given to individuals currently working in any Kansas community hospital, especially a hospital that is licensed for 25 or fewer acute beds.