Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students in the Department of Health Policy and Management finance their education (see Tuition and Fees) (make this a link) through federal and private loans, assistantships, scholarships, and part-time employment.

Departmental Support

The Department of Health Policy and Management offers scholarships, awards and graduate research assistantships and considers all incoming students for selection:

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Avis G. McPike Scholarship
  • Foster G. McGaw Award (AUPHA)
  • Ray Davis Scholarship (continuing students only)

 
GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS

  • Two-three GRA positions offered annually
  • Assignment to a Health Policy and Management faculty member;
  • Part-time, temporary .4 FTE position (16 hours work commitment per week);
  • Salary based on $5,000 per semester, paid through the KUMC payroll system; and
  • Non-resident fee waiver for both semesters (GRAs pay in-state rates)


External Scholarships

The following organizations offer scholarships for students in the field of health services administration.

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) 

  • Foster G. McGaw Graduate Student Scholarship
  • Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship (For minority students only)

Institute for Diversity in Health Management

  • AHA- Diversified Investment Advisors Leaders in Health Care Scholarship

Kansas Hospital Association (KHA) 

  • KHERF- Healthcare Scholarship Program

Kansas Medical Group Management Association (KMGMA)
 

 Association of University Programs of Health Administration (AUPHA)

  • David  A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship Program ( for current MHSA students)

 American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)

  • Bachrach Family Scholarship for Excellence in Health Care Administration

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

 

Campus Employment

  • Federal Student workstudy positions are available for those who meet the criteria. Please contact the Student Financial Aid Office for more information.
  • Both KU Medical Center and KU Hospital post job openings on their respective Human Resources websites.  You can link to those sites at http://www.kumc.edu/prospective-employees.html.


Student Financial Aid Office

For more information regarding federal financial aid or student workstudy, please  contact the office at http://www.kumc.edu/student-services/student-financial-aid.html ; G035 Dykes Library; (913) 588-5170; financialaid@kumc.edu  

Last modified: Jun 29, 2015
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