Other Employee Scholarships
Applications for Hamot Health Foundation Scholarships will be accepted between February 1 and March 31, 2023. Scholarship decisions are made in April. Awards are for coursework beginning in the summer or fall of the same year.
Hamot Health Foundation Scholarships and Private Donor Scholarships
These scholarships were established to provide financial support to UPMC Hamot employees beginning or completing their education leading to degrees, licensures, or certifications in a health care related field. These scholarships are administered by Hamot Health Foundation.
Scholarships outside of the open application period will be considered on a case by case basis.
Eligibility — Applicants must be employed at UPMC Hamot or one of its affiliates and be enrolled in a program leading to an advanced degree.
Awards — Funding will be paid directly to the academic institution. If the “balance due” on the tuition bill is less than the amount awarded, the award will be reduced to the “balance due" amount. Scholarship awards may be taxable.
Selection — Criteria for selection includes financial
need, current employment status, performance and professional
contributions, goals, and achievements. Selection of the recipients will
be done after review of the applications received. Additional
information may be needed and interviews may be conducted to determine
- Include completed typed application
- Include two (2) professional reference letters
- Include Statement of professional/educational goals — Attach a typed statement of your professional and educational goals. Explain in one page or less, your career goals and how this scholarship will help you meet those goals.
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR SCANNED APPLICATION AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS AS ONE FILE AND E-MAIL TO JAIMEE BLACK.
*PLEASE NOTE, ALL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE PAID DIRECTLY TO THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION AND NOT TO THE EMPLOYEE. YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR TUITION BILL TO HAMOT HEALTH FOUNDATION WITH AN OUTSTANDING BALANCE EQUAL OR GREATER TO THE AMOUNT OF YOUR SCHOLARSHIP PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 30.