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Health Professions Endowed Scholarship - Rising Star description


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 student with the Rising Star Scholarship.

  • Applicants must have a minimum of Sophomore classification in their program (at least 30 credit hours)
  • Applicants need to be a declared major in HCM, IHC, or RECR programs
  • Applicants need to have an appropriate GPA as determined by each program (identified on the application)

Please complete the application below to be considered for this award. Applications must be submitted by noon on January 19, 2018.

Please make sure all fields are filled out completely, otherwise we may not be able to process your application.

Please indicate your major:

Student Name:
Student 900 Number:
Student Home Phone Number:
Address: Street:
State: Zip:
Student Email:

You must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the Rising Star Scholarship:

  • You must be a Health Professions Major degree seeking student at MSU Denver.
  • You must have a cumulative GPA as determined by your specific program.
  • You must have at least Sophomore status in your program.
  • You must be enrolled in 12 credit hours during the semester of the scholarship
  • You must be eligible for financial aid.
  • Your anticipated graduation date must be Fall 2017 or later.
  • If awarded, which semester do you plan using the scholarship?

    Please submit the following with your application:

      Please submit the information requested in each text box:

      1. Education/Certifications

      2. Work History. Identify organization names, dates of involvement, and briefly describe job duties.

      3. Volunteer activities related to health care. Identify organization, dates of involvement, and briefly describe your duties.

      4. Other volunteer activities. Identify organization names, dates of involvement, and briefly describe your duties.

      5. Professional Memberships/affiliations

      6. Awards and Honors

      7. Other Activities

      8. Type a 500 word essay that includes why you chose this career path, your career goals, and a summary of your accomplishments, strengths and weaknesses:

    By submitting this application, I understand that if I receive an award I must maintain standards of academic progress as required by the Rising Star Scholarship. Note: previous recipients of this award are not eligible to apply.

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