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Scholarships & Awards

School of Health Administration Scholarships and Awards:

Megan Hamid Memorial Scholarship was established by an endowment created by Michael and Fran Hamid in memory of their daughter and our student Megan Hamid. Each year the award goes to a graduate student majoring in healthcare administration (MHA) who exemplifies the best in scholarship and civic engagement. For additional eligibility requirements, go to Megan's page.

John B. Noone Award was established in honor of Mr. Noone who served as assistant professor in the School of Health Administration from 1976 to 1996.  Each year, this award goes to the outstanding undergraduate student majoring in healthcare administration (BHA).  The winner of this award is chosen from current BHA students by faculty vote based on academic achievement, leadership, civic engagement and contributions to the healthcare administration profession.

Bernard and Irma Rappaport Award was established in honor of Mr. Rappaport who served as professor and chair of Health Administration from 1974 to 1984.  Each year, this award goes to the outstanding graduate student majoring in healthcare administration (MHA).  The winner of this award is chosen from current MHA students by faculty vote based on academic achievement, leadership, civic engagement and contributions to the healthcare administration profession.

Dr. Joy Boone Quality Achievement Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by retired Colonel Linnes Chester, 1986 graduate from the School of Health Administration, who credits adhering Dr. Joy Boone’s high expectations of quality to his successful business, academic, and military careers. Eligibility requirements can be found on this scholarship page.

Allen G. Herkimer, Jr. Outstanding HA Alumni Award

In 1998, Allen G. Herkimer, Jr., and his wife Fay P. Herkimer made a gift contribution to the Texas State University Development Foundation to establish this endowment. Professor Herkimer taught in the Department of Health Administration from 1986 until his retirement in 1996. An outspoken advocate for "real world" experience in the classroom, it is both proper and fitting for the Herkimer Fund to benefit any outstanding alumni from the School of Health Administration, at both graduate and undergraduate levels, who are practicing their professions in the "real world."

Charles and Linda Johnson Endowed Scholarship

 


Scholarships and Awards offered by Professional Associations:

Albert W. Dent Scholarships offered by the American College of Healthcare Executives To be eligible, applicants must be ACHE Student Associates, must be enrolled full-time in the last year of a healthcare management graduate program, must demonstrate financial need, must be U.S. or Canadian citizens, must not been previous recipient of the award, must be minority students. Entry deadline is March 31 and more information is available at ache.org/students.

Foster G. McGaw Graduate Student Scholarships offered by the American College of Healthcare Executives. To be eligible, applicants must be ACHE Student Associates, must be enrolled full-time in the last year of a healthcare management graduate program, must demonstrate financial need, must be U.S. or Canadian citizens, must not been previous recipient of the award. Entry deadline is March 31 and more information is available at ache.org/students.

David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarships offered by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).  To be eligible, applicants must be first year graduate students in an AUPHA member program, must plan to graduate in the following year, and must be U.S. citizens.  Entry deadline is March 28 and more information is available at www.aupha.org.


Other resources:

The Department of Financial Aid - The Financial Aid office at Texas State University is the main information site for scholarships, grants, or other student assistance.

The College of Health Professions - The College of Health Professions has college specific scholarships that may be applied for by any students enrolled in a Health Professions major.