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Scholarships

Opportunities are available for you to receive additional funding for your education, and are made possible through the contribution of private donors.

Touro Nevada does not specifically endorse each donor and recommends students avoid paying for a scholarship search. Support and assistance are available as you determine the path most appropriate for you.

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Should you need additional options to help pay for your education, these scholarship opportunities may meet your needs. Always use your best judgment when submitting financial information.

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Touro Scholarship Opportunities

These types of scholarship opportunities are made possible thanks to the generosity of private donors in the community, on campus, and TUN alumni. Please note: The Office of Financial Aid offers a variety of scholarships to eligible students. Eligibility for the awards varies and is typically determined based on merit, financial need, or a combination, as defined by the specific scholarship program. All scholarships amounts and availability are contingent on funding and are subject to change. Students will be notified when the 2020-2021 scholarship application cycle begins.

At least one (1) applicant from each eligible program will be awarded a Dean Scholarship. Past year awards have varied ranging from $1,500 to $4,500.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for the Touro University Nevada Dean Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a current student enrolled in an on-ground Master or Doctorate Degree seeking program that is greater than 1 year in length at Touro University Nevada;
  • Students must have an overall 3.0 cumulative GPA in the program;
  • Be currently enrolled full-time (9 credits or more); and
  • Demonstrate financial need. Therefore, you must have a completed 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA - Application for 2020-2021 opens on October 1, 2020) on file with the U.S. Department of Education (www.fafsa.gov). Your FAFSA/SAR must reflect Touro University –Vallejo, CA, School Code 041426.

Multiple applicants will be awarded a General Scholarship. Past year awards have varied ranging from $1,000 to $1,500.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for the Touro University Nevada General Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a current student enrolled in an on-ground Master or Doctorate Degree seeking program that is greater than 1 year in length at Touro University Nevada;
  • Students must have an overall 3.0 cumulative GPA in the program;
  • Be currently enrolled full-time (9 credits or more); and
  • Demonstrate financial need. Therefore, you must have a completed 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA - Application for 2020-2021 opens on October 1, 2020) on file with the U.S. Department of Education (www.fafsa.gov). Your FAFSA/SAR must reflect Touro University –Vallejo, CA, School Code 041426.

 

At least one (1) applicant from each eligible program will be awarded a multi-year scholarship contingent upon meeting eligibility each year. Past year awards have varied ranging from $1,000 to $1,500.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for the various Touro University Multi-Year Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a current student enrolled in an on-ground Master or Doctorate Degree seeking program that is greater than 1 year in length at Touro University Nevada;
  • Students must have an overall 3.0 cumulative GPA in the program;
  • Be currently enrolled full-time (9 credits or more); and
  • Demonstrate financial need. Therefore, you must have a completed 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA - Application for 2020-2021 opens on October 1, 2020) on file with the U.S. Department of Education (www.fafsa.gov). Your FAFSA/SAR must reflect Touro University –Vallejo, CA, School Code 041426.

 

Multiple $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to 1st year Osteopathic Medicine students who meet all eligibility requirements.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for the Clark County Medical Society Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria: 

  • Be a 1st year student in the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program;
  • Be in good academic standing with a 2.0 cumulative GPA at TUN;
  • Be a Clark County resident;
  • Students who intend to practice in Clark County will be given preference (please reference this within your essay); and
  • Demonstrate financial need. Therefore, you must have a completed 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA - Application for 2020-2021 opens on October 1, 2020) on file with the U.S. Department of Education (www.fafsa.gov). Your FAFSA/SAR must reflect Touro University –Vallejo, CA, School Code 041426.

This scholarship is provided by the Clark County Medical Society. The Clark County Medical Society (CCMS) is a professional organization of nearly 2,000 doctors, medical residents, physician assistants, and medical students. The organization advocates for physicians and their patients in Southern Nevada, encouraging the delivery of quality health care within the community. 

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Multiple $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Osteopathic Medicine students who meet all eligibility requirements.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for the Clark County Medical Society Alliance Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an admitted student in the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program;
  • Be in good academic standing with a 3.5 cumulative TUN GPA; and
  • Attended a high school in Clark County, Nevada.

This scholarship is provided by the Clark County Medical Society Alliance. CCMSA is a non-profit service organization comprised of spouses of members of the Clark County Medical Society and the American Medical Association. Primarily a service organization, CCMSA focuses on health-related needs in the community, initiating their own projects or providing volunteer hours and monetary assistance to charitable organizations or groups. 

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The Engelstad Endowed Scholarship will allow Touro to provide scholarship support for some of the nation’s brightest students. Admission to medical school and other graduate healthcare programs is highly competitive, and the Engelstad Scholars Program will help provide the scholarship support that is often a deciding factor for students who can select from numerous admissions opportunities. The program will also help Touro attract a more diverse student body, specifically students from first-generation families or at-risk communities who want to pursue their academic studies at Touro. 

In addition to demonstrating financial need, students must also complete community service as a condition of receiving this grant award. 

This scholarship is provided by the Engelstad Family Foundation. The Engelstad Family Foundation was created in 2002 by Ralph & Betty Engelstad for the purpose of partnering to create solutions in medical research, improving day-to-day living for people with disabilities, and raising the possibilities for high risk individuals.

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Up to three (3) $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to eligible students.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for the Nevada Gold Mines Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in one of the following programs at Touro University Nevada:
    • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
    • Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS), or
    • Master of Science in Nursing –Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN);
  • Be in good academic standing with a 3.0 cumulative TUN GPA;
  • Be a rural Northern Nevada resident/high-school graduate ;
  • Priority will be given to students who are residents from the following Nevada counties: Elko, Eureka, Lander, or Humboldt; or
  • Secondary priority will be given to other rural Northern Nevada counties.

This scholarship is provided by the Nevada Gold Mines. Nevada Gold Mines is a joint venture between Barrick Gold Corporation and Newmont Goldcorp Corporation, combining their significant assets across Nevada to create the single largest gold-producing complex in the world, and realize the full potential of these mines through synergies and best-in-class operational improvements.

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Up to two (2) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to qualified military veterans.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for the Christy and Alan Molasky Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled in one of the degree programs at TUN;
  • Must have an overall 3.0 cumulative TUN GPA; and
  • Must be a military veteran who has been honorably discharged from military service.

This scholarship is provided by the Molasky Family Foundation. Christy and Alan Molasky has always held a deep passion for education and helping others. They have also held great regard for military veterans and supports their quest for higher education. That is why the Molaskys continue their support in scholarship funds for Touro's student veterans. 

Multiple $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to selected Osteopathic Medicine students.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for Marshall Family Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an admitted student in the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program;
  • Be in good academic standing with a 2.0 cumulative GPA at TUN;
  • Be currently enrolled full-time (9 credits or more); and
  • Must be interested in pursuing a career in Gastroenterology.

This scholarship is provided by The Marshall Family. Cari Marshall and Ed Bernstein's daughter Dana was diagnosed with Crohn's disease and battled the disease as she grew up. The families established this scholarship to be given to medical students who plan to pursue Gastroenterology as their chosen field.  

One (1) $5,000 scholarship will be awarded.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine or Masters of Science in Nursing/Nursing Practitioner program;
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative TUN GPA;
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are residents of the State of Nevada;
  • Demonstrate financial need. Therefore, you must have a completed 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA - Application for 2020-2021 opens on October 1, 2020) on file with the U.S. Department of Education (www.fafsa.gov). Your FAFSA/SAR must reflect Touro University –Vallejo, CA, School Code 041426; and
  • Osteopathic Medicine students must demonstrate an expressed interest in pursuing a medical career in the field of Oncology

This scholarship is provided by Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada. Comprehensive Cancer Centers is the award-winning multispecialty practice with 15 treatment centers and offices throughout Southern Nevada. The practice’s specialized physician and nursing staff offers sophisticated diagnostic tools, the latest advances in cancer treatment, a full range of innovative, exclusive services, and research-based care in a supportive and caring environment.

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Three (3) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to qualified Physician Assistant students.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for CVS Health Foundation Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a full-time student in good academic standing in the PA program;
  • Must have worked with organizations that are supporting underserved populations as a student, volunteer, or in a professional capacity;
  • Preference will be given to students who are active military or veterans;
  • Preference will be given to students who are bilingual; and
  • Recipients will be selected regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

This scholarship is sponsored by the CVS Health Foundation. The CVS Health Foundation is a health care innovation company with a simple and clear purpose: Helping people on their path to better health. CVS Health has a long tradition of supporting the academic aspirations of young scholars and they believe the future success of their company, the health of the community, and the overall prosperity of the economy relies heavily on the educational system and its accessibility to students. 

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One (1) $500 scholarship will be awarded to a Physical Therapy student.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for ATI Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled in the Touro University Nevada Physical Therapy program and have completed six (6) semesters; and
  • Must be in good academic standing.

 

At least one (1) scholarship, amount to be determined, will be awarded to an eligible student.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: To be considered for the Touro University Nevada Parking Dollars for Scholars Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an on-campus degree seeking program at Touro University Nevada (includes those currently out on fieldwork/rotations/clerkships);
  • Be currently enrolled in at least six credits;
  • Must not have any parking citations issued for the current academic year; and
  • Demonstrate financial need. Therefore, you must have a completed 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA - Application for 2020-2021 opens on October 1, 2020) on file with the U.S. Department of Education (www.fafsa.gov). Your FAFSA/SAR must reflect Touro University –Vallejo, CA, School Code 041426.

 

Private Scholarship Opportunities

These private donors offer scholarships based on your qualifications. Please research each scholarship before applying.

  1. WICHE – Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
    1. Occupational Therapy: Students from Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, and Wyoming may participate.
    2. Osteopathic Medicine: Students from Arizona, Montana, and Wyoming may participate.
    3. Physical Therapy: Students from Alaska, Nevada, Hawaii, and Wyoming may participate.
    4. Physician Assistant: Students from Alaska, Nevada, and Wyoming may participate.
  2. Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)
    1. Air Force
    2. Navy
    3. Army
  3. The National Health Service Corp
  4. NHSC Students to Service Program (4th-year medical student opportunity)
  5. Public Health Scholarships
  6. Jewish Vocational Service – Los Angeles Residence Only
  7. Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program
  8. American Osteopathic Foundation
  9. Hawaii Community Foundation
  10. Osteopathic Medical Foundation of Michiana
  11. Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation
  12. Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association Foundation
  13. Americorps
  14. JFK Medical Center Scholarship Opportunities
  15. Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship
  16. NURSE Corps Scholarship Program
  17. Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship (AACOM)
  18. Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
  19. Motyka Dannin Foundation – Indiana Residents Only
  20. American Occupational Therapy Association
  21. Essex South District Medical Society – Massachusetts Residents Only

Faculty and Staff

Your success is important. Whether personal or professional, you will find assistance in navigating coursework, tuition, financial aid, and scholarship options.

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"I am so grateful to the American Osteopathic Foundation for understanding the burdens that a lot of students go through and trying to alleviate some of that through their scholarships."

Dr. Cynthia Lau School of Occupational Therapy
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