Department of Health Professions
We offer three different scholarships for Health Care Management students.
For the scholarship that best fits your needs, please read the descriptions below.
AUPHA / UPD SCHOLARSHIP
The AUPHA (Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration) UPD (Upsilon Phi Delta) Scholarship Program was established in 2013 to further the goals and mission of the honor society and recognizes students for academic excellence. Beginning in September 2014, several five hundred dollar scholarships will be awarded to UPD chapters based on available funds.
AUPHA / MCGAW SCHOLARSHIP
The AUPHA (Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration) /McGaw Scholarship is available to junior or senior health care management majors. The Foster G. McGaw Scholarship provides financial support to undergraduate and graduate students in health administration. The Health Care Management faculty awards the scholarship to the student/s most deserving of recognition. More than 900 scholarships have been awarded since the program was established in 1975. The scholarship was endowed by Foster G. McGaw, founder of the American Hospital Supply Corporation. McGaw recognized the importance of health administration education and AUPHA’s contribution to the field.
HEALTH PROFESSIONS DEPARTMENT "RISING STAR" SCHOLARSHIP
The Rising Star Scholarship is an award for students showing initiative, enthusiasm, and potential for future success in Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Health Professions (HEP) Department. It is the intent of the Rising Star Scholarship to be able to support students in their pursuit of becoming passionate professional in their field of study. Each program in HEP has the opportunity to provide one or more student with the Rising Star Scholarship.
- Be a Master of Health Administration student OR a Health Professions undergraduate major (i.e., HCM, HCPS, IHC, or RECR)
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
- Be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours if an undergraduate student and a minimum of 6 credit hours if a graduate student during the semester(s) the scholarship is received
*Applicants must be enrolled in Fall 2020