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MSU Denver

More information available on Health Scholars Program page.

The Health Careers Opportunity Program includes scholarship, professional development and mentorship for MSU Denver students interested in entering health and behavioral health fields.

Benefits of the program include:

  • extensive Life Design Advising
  • mentoring with a healthcare professional
  • a university course that focuses on career planning, financial wellness, social capital and health equity
  • creating community with other future healthcare professionals
  • scholarships and stipend awards of up to $5000

Eligibility requirements for the program include:

  • Current undergraduate MSU Denver students with a 2.5 GPA and a declared major in one of the following:
    • Nutrition, Psychological Sciences, Social Work, Human Performance and Sport, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Health Professions, Human Services and Counseling, and Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences
  • The following student groups are eligible to apply: Transfer students with at least 60 credits, Pell-eligible students, first generation students, underrepresented minorities (including immigrants and refugees who are permanent U.S. residents), non-traditional students (age 25 and older) and veterans.

Staff

Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Scholarship

Lauren Jones, MA

Lead Health Career Navigator

Lauren Jones is the Lead Health Career Navigator within the Health Institute at the Metropolitan State University of Denver.

[email protected] 303-605-5472 Directory Profile
Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Scholarship

Yona Estrada, MS

HCOP Health Career Navigator

Yona Estrada is a Health Career Navigator (HCN) within the Health Institute at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

[email protected] 303-605-7411 Directory Profile