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Scholarships/Fellowships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships/Fellowships and Grants Available

Scholarships & Grants

Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) offers scholarships and grants to both in state and out of state students.  Students who are interested in applying for one or more scholarships and or grants must submit an online application.  Each scholarship and or grant will, be based on the following including, but not limited to specific program, need based, or diversity. 

To qualify for the scholarships and or grants, students must, first be admitted to MUIH.

Deadline

The application deadline each year is as follows:

Fall - August 1st

Spring December 1st

Name

Program

Amount/YR

MUIH Diversity Grant Masters or Doctoral Up to $4,500
Debora A. Mahan & Charles D. Hock Scholarship Any Up to $900
Sherman L. & Lucy Diaz Cohn Scholarship Any Up to $900
Helen M. & Annetta E. Himmelfarb Scholarship Masters Or Doctoral
Acupuncture or
Oriental Medicine
Up to $1,500
Jo Anne Barlow Fellowship Any Up to $900
Leslie Montgomery Memorial Endowment Masters Or Doctoral
Acupuncture or
Oriental Medicine
Up to $1,500
Morris and Edith Range Scholarship Any Up to $2,400
Michael Moore Herbal Scholarship Therapeutic Herbalism
Certificate Clinical Herbalism
Up to $750

Application Procedure

Eligible students who are interested in applying for one of the following scholarships must submit an online scholarship application and essay. A single application essay of no more than two pages may be used to apply for any number of institutional scholarships for which a student feels they are eligible. Only one essay per eligible student will be reviewed. The application will be reviewed and must be qualified by the Director of Financial Aid before it is sent to the Scholarship Review and Selection Committee for consideration.
 

   Scholarship Application - Spring 2019  

Essay Guidelines

For best consideration, comply with the following the General Guidelines and Content Requirements for your essay.

General Guidelines
Submit only one (1) essay that is:

  • Recommended that you write your essay in MS Word, or similar, and copy/paste the finished essay into the box(es) below.
  • Approximately 500 words in length.
  • Your own, original, work. If citing materials, kindly use the citation and reference format of the American Psychological Association in your essay.

Content Requirements
Please address the following in your essay:

  • Why are you deserving of the scholarship(s)?  Please include any examples of how a scholarship would be helpful to you in the upcoming trimester or year.
  • How do you intend to use your education upon graduating from your program?  What service do you plan to bring to the world as a result of your studies?

Eligibility

To be considered for a scholarship, students must be enrolled in six or more credits for the trimester in which the scholarship is sought. Individual scholarships may have additional eligibility requirements and criteria as indicated below. Please review the requirements and criteria carefully before submitted your application form.

Scholarship applications are accepted during the following time frames. Scholarships are not currently available for academic programs beginning in the summer trimester. Students beginning programs in the summer trimester may submit applications for fall or spring scholarships.

  • Fall trimester: April 1 – August 1
  • Spring trimester: September 1 – December 1

Final awarding of the scholarship to a new student is contingent on the student’s acceptance into one of MUIH’s academic programs. Awardees will be notified in writing.

 

MUIH Diversity Grant

Masters and Doctoral  Programs                                                         Up to $4,500 per year

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be from the following underrepresented racial/ethnic or gender minorities
    • Black or African American
    • Native American or Alaska Native
    • Hispanic or Latino
    • Pacific Islander
    • Asian
    • LGBTQ or Gender Non-Conforming
       
  • Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress. Please see details in the University’s student handbook
  • Student must enroll and register for a minimum of 6 credits each trimester
  • Must demonstrate financial need by submitting the current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Essay & Letter of Recommendation: 

  • A letter of recommendation from a school official, teacher, member of a community organization, or an employer emailed to financialaid@muih.edu, by the scholarship deadline
  • A 200-400 word essay describing how the perspective you have gained as member of a community that has historically been underrepresented in the fields of integrative health will contribute to serving the MUIH community and the greater community upon graduation
     

The Debora A. Mahan & Charles D. Hock Scholarship

Any Program                                                                                       Up to $900 per year

Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the policy. See details in the University’s student handbook
  • Student must enroll and register for 6 credits or follow the plan of study each trimester
  • Must demonstrate financial need by submitting the current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • EFC score has to be 0-1000
  • Only the first ten application will be reviewed
     

Sherman L. & Lucy Diaz Cohn Scholarship

Any Program                                                                                       Up to $900 per year

Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the policy. See details in the University’s student handbook
  • Student must enroll and register for 6 credits or follow the plan of study each trimester
  • Must demonstrate financial need by submitting the current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • EFC score has to be 0-1000
  • Only the first ten application will be reviewed
     

Helen M. & Annetta E. Himmelfarb Scholarship

Masters or Doctoral Acupuncture or Oriental Medicine                    Up to $1,500 per year

Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the policy. See details in the University’s student handbook
  • Student must enroll and register for 6 credits or follow the plan of study each trimester
  • Must demonstrate financial need by submitting the current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
     

The Jo Ann Barlow Scholarship

Any Program                                                                                       Up to $900 per year

Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the policy. See details in the University’s student handbook
  • Student must enroll and register for 6 credits or follow the plan of study each trimester
  • Must demonstrate financial need by submitting the current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • EFC score has to be 0-1000
  • Only the first ten application will be reviewed
     

The Leslie Montgomery Memorial Endowment

Masters or Doctoral Acupuncture or Oriental Medicine                    Up to $1,500 per year

Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the policy. See details in the University’s student handbook
  • Student must enroll and register for 6 credits or follow the plan of study each trimester
  • Must demonstrate financial need by submitting the current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
     

The Morris and Edith Range Scholarship Fund

Any Program                                                                                       Up to $2,400 per year

Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the policy. See details in the University’s student handbook
  • Student must enroll and register for 6 credits or follow the plan of study each trimester
  • Must demonstrate financial need by submitting the current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • EFC score has to be 0-1000
  • Only the first ten application will be reviewed
     

The Michael Moore Herbal Scholarship

Herbal Medicine Programs Only                                                        Up to $750 per year

Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the policy. See details in the University’s student handbook
  • Student must enroll and register for 6 credits or follow the plan of study each trimester
  • Must demonstrate financial need by submitting the current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • EFC score has to be 0-1000
  • Only the first ten application will be reviewed
     

Maryland State Scholarships

Maryland State Scholarships are available to individuals who have been Maryland residents for a minimum of one year. To apply, students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before March 1 of each year and apply for the scholarship here. Students can apply for Senatorial Scholarships and or Delegate Scholarship.  Recipients, will be notified by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
 

Outside Scholarships

Outside scholarships are financial aid funds awarded through outside agencies to assist students with their educational expenses. The Office of Financial Aid recommends using the following resources to research available outside scholarships.

Federal Work-Study (FWS)

MUIH was recently approved to participate in the Federal Work-Study program. Through this program, students with financial need are eligible for part-time, on-campus jobs in order to earn money to help pay for their education. Federal requirements restrict the FWS program to campus-based jobs only. Individuals who would like to participate in FWS should first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 410-888-9048 ext. 6628 or fws@muih.edu to learn more about MUIH’s participation in the Federal Work-Study program.