Other Employee Scholarships

Applications for Hamot Health Foundation Scholarships will be accepted between January 1 and February 29, 2020. Scholarship decisions are made in March. 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 affiliated 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.

Selection — Criteria for selection include 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 the recipients.

Application Checklist:

  • 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 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.