Outside Scholarships

AAUW Grants & Fellowships

AAUW supports women who are preparing to advance their careers. Visit http://www.aauw.org for application requirements and deadline dates. (Apps available Aug. 1 with Nov., Dec & Jan. deadlines)

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

To apply you’ll need to submit an essay on the topic posted on the scholarship page of their website at www.abbottandfenner.com. The deadline is in early June each year, typically around the 10th.

The Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors Student Scholarship Fund

For details & application visit http://www.albertachiro.com/students. Apply June 1st - Oct 30th. 

Alexis Noggle Scholarship for the Advancement of Health through Wellness

Please visit www.synergychiropractic.vegas/alexis-noggle-scholarship-for-the-advancement-of-health-through-wellness/ for full application details.  This award is open to all chiropractic students with an annual deadline of April 30. 

American Black Chiropractic Association Scholarship

Visit http://www.abcachiro.com/ for full details and application. The award is based on application information/questions and academic records. The deadline is in May of each year. 

The American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships

Must demonstrate enrollment in a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or possess one fourth (1/4) degree verifiable federally recognized American Indian blood. Deadline is July 15th of each year. Visit http://www.aigcs.org/scholarships for full details on awards and applications.

Balance 4 Life Scholarship

Visit http://balance4lifechiropractic.com/scholarship to apply - only criteria is to live in the US and be enrolled full-time in Chiropractic school. No deadline is posted, so apply today!

Biology Dictionary Scholarship

Visit https://biologydictionary.net/biology-dictionary-scholarship/ for details on applying for this award, which is open to all students with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Deadline is in October.

Catching the Dream Scholarship (mesbec)

Must be a Native American. For details on multiple awards visit http://www.catchingthedream.org.

Chippewa Valley Chiropractic Alliance Scholarship

Must be from or affiliated with the Chippewa Valley in Wisconsin. Visit http://www.cvca.info/page/scholarship for more information. (December 1st deadline annually).

Christian Chiropractor’s Association Auxiliary Scholarship

Applicant must be CCA member enrolled at an accredited chiropractic college. Visit http://christianchiropractors.org/scholarship.htm for more information. April 30th deadline annually. 

FICS Scholarship

For information on criteria, application or deadline (end of October deadline date) visit http://fics-sport.org/portal/index.php/en/education/fics-student-scholarships.

The Foxworth Family Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time Doctor of Chiropractic student at an accredited institution with a minimum 2.7 GPA. For details and application visit www.chirohealthusa.com by the posted deadline date.  

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Must be of Hispanic heritage to apply for any of the listed scholarships. For details and a complete list of scholarships, visit http://www.hsf.net/. Deadlines vary for each award.

Japanese American Citizens League Educational Program

Must be an active member of the JACL. For details and a complete list of all available scholarships visit http://www.jacl.org and search scholarship. The deadline is April 1st each year.

Korean American Scholarship Foundation

Korean-American students can visit http://kasf.org for more details and deadline dates on various awards.

Leigh Carter Scholarship

Preference will be given to a student from Tennessee. The deadline is March 15th annually. Visit the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at http://www.cfmt.org/request/scholarships/.

Maynard Lipe Scholarship Award

Must be an honorable DC enrolled in a PG Orthopedics program leading to diplomate status or a master’s degree. Visit acco.wildapricot.org/scholarship  for details. (Deadline is in November.)

Myflyfit Essay Writing Scholarship

Visit www.myflyfit.com/scholarship/ for details on how to win $2,500 for writing an essay on how to stay fit while studying. Deadline is in August.

Nashville Spine and Sport Chiropractic Scholarship

Applicants must have completed their first year of chiropractic school and have a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0. The $1,000 award will be given to a student who shows high academic, character and leadership values. The application deadline is August 1st - please visit http://nashvillespineandsport.com/nashville-spine-and-sport-chiropractic-scholarship/ for full details.

The National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program

For application details (open in January of each year) and a list of scholarships for Italian Americans, please visit http://www.niaf.org/programs/scholarships/. The deadline is in February annually.

NBCE Student Scholarship

Applicants must have passed all of NBCE Part I Boards to be eligible to apply. For full application details as well as complete eligibility requirements, please visit http://www.mynbce.org/scholarships. The deadline is typically the end of July annually.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Educational Support Award

Applicants must be mothers with minor children and meet certain income requirements. Applications will be available in April annually with a July or August deadline date. For complete eligibility criteria and an application, please visit http://www.patsyminkfoundation.org/

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Applicant must be classified as a New American (see website for full details). The deadline is Nov 1st. Visit http://www.pdsoros.org/ for all application requirements.

Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarship

Visit https://www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream-for-graduates/ for details on this $20,000 scholarship specifically for students seeking a graduate or professional degree. 

SICA Scholarships

Visit http://www.chiropractic.org for criteria for all SICA scholarships, including: The Coralee Van Egmond Memorial Scholarship & Arnold Schwarzenegger Chiropractic Scholarship (deadline is in April each year).

Truspine Chiropractic Scholarship

Visit https://www.truspinesf.com/scholarship-2019/ for full details and scholarship application requirements - this $500 award is open to all chiropractic students. Deadline is April 30, 2019. 

World Congress of Women Chiropractors Scholarship

For criteria & downloadable application visit www.WCWchiropractors.org (Oct. 31st  deadline annually)

ZipRecruiter Scholarship

Visit www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship for details on their multiple awards with various deadlines throughout the year - open to all U.S. citizen college students.

For all listed scholarships, use the contact information on the website for updated deadlines and to confirm availability and be sure to check with other organizations for potential scholarship opportunities. There is a lot of free money out there to be awarded if you are willing to do the work!

Outside State Scholarships


Arkansas Health Education Grant

Applicants must be a resident of Arkansas and meet other requirements. For application and complete eligibility criteria visit http://scholarships.adhe.edu/scholarships-and-programs/graduate-students/


Illinois Chiropractic Foundation(ICF)

Applicants must be a resident of Illinois, intent to practice in Illinois, be a 2nd year or higher student with a minimum 2.75 GPA. For application and complete eligibility criteria contact the ICF online at http://www.ilchiro.org or by phone at 217-525-1200 or via email at scholarships@chirolegacy.org


Kentucky Chiropractic Society

Applicants must be a resident of Kentucky in 4th tri. or above with a minimum 3.0 GPA. For application and complete eligibility criteria contact the KCS via email at drdon92@kentuckychiropracticsociety.org


Chiropractic Association of Louisiana – William Boyd Scholarship

Applicants must be a resident of Louisiana, plan to practice in LA, and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. For application and complete eligibility criteria, as well as deadline dates, visit http://cal-online.org


Macomb County Chiropractic Association Scholarship

Must be a Macomb County Michigan resident. For complete details and application visit http://www.sterling-heights.net and search for scholarships (deadline is in Mid-March annually).


Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association Scholarship

Visit www.nebraskachiropractic.org or email Linda Wortman at lwortman@ncpa.net for details on the awards offered by this organization.

New Jersey

Association of New Jersey Chiropractors Scholarship

Interested applicants can stop by the Financial Planning Office to request the 2019 application, or visit www.anjc.info - the deadline to apply is typically in July each year.

New Mexico

The Darrell Atchley New Mexico Chiropractic Association Scholarship

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, be in 3rd trimester or above and be a New Mexico resident. For an application and additional scholarship criteria requirements, visit http://nmchiro.org/. Deadlines are March 1 and October 1 each year.


Ohio Chiropractic Foundation Scholarship Program

 The Ohio Chiropractic Foundation Student Scholarship can be found online at https://www.oscachiro.org/page/foundation?&hhsearchterms=%22scholarship%22.  For requirements of the Ohio Chiropractic Foundation Scholarship Program, please contact Lora Morrison at lora@oscachiro.org or 614-229-5290 if you have additional questions.


Oklahoma Chiropractic Assistance Scholarship

Chiropractic Education Scholarship Programs visit the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education online at www.okcollegestart.org. Deadline is in late July each year.


Oregon Student Assistance Commission Scholarships & Access Program

For a complete list of available scholarships/grant programs with requirements, visit http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx. The deadline is March 1.

South Carolina

Dr. K.R. Jones Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be residents of South Carolina and members of the SCCA. For application and deadline visit http://www.scchiropractic.org and search for scholarships. (Deadlines vary annually)

South Dakota

South Dakota Chiropractic Foundation Grant

For application details and deadline dates for multiple awards, students from South Dakota can visit http://www.livewellsouthdakota.com or contact katy@sdchiropractors.com.


Leigh Carter Scholarship

Preference will be given to a student from Tennessee. The deadline is March 15th annually. Visit the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at http://www.cfmt.org/request/scholarships/.


Vermont Student Assistance Corporation Scholarship

For eligibility criteria and application, visit http://vsac.org/pay/student-aid-options/scholarships/vsac-assisted-scholarships.


Dr. Ken Luedtke Scholarship

Applicants must be in 6th trimester or above with a minimum cumulative 3.1 GPA as well as be from Wisconsin or plan to practice in Wisconsin. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates both academic achievement and chiropractic advocacy in the community to honor Dr. Ken Luedtke's legacy of chiropractic advocacy. To view full details and apply for this award, given by the Wisconsin Chiropractic Association in conjunction with the Luedtke-Storm-Mackey Chiropractic Clinic (LSM), visit https://wisconsinchiropractic.site-ym.com/page/scholarships?&hhsearchterms="scholarship" before the August 15 deadline to apply.

North Ottawa Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

Applicants must be from Ottawa County (Grand Haven area) in Wisconsin. For all eligibility requirements and application, please visit www.ghacf.org. The application deadline is in early March annually.

Don’t see your state of residency, then contact your state chiropractic association to inquire about possible scholarship opportunities: http://www.acatoday.org.

Davenport Campus Outside Scholarships

Ruth Lambrick Vantieghem Scholar Award

Applicant must be in at least their second year of college and plan to continue their education with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and complete an essay on their heritage in addition to the application and letter of recommendation by mid-April each year. For complete details visit www.belgianmuseumquadcities.org

Ascentra Credit Union Scholarship

Applicant must have an account established in their own name at Ascentra Credit Union (employees and their dependents are ineligible to apply) and submit an essay explaining how an experience from your life has influenced your financial outlook by late February/early March each year. Visit www.ascentra.org/scholarships for application and other details.

The Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation For Peace & Justice Scholarship

Applicants must be a resident of or currently attending school in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin or North/South Dakota and submit a completed application, transcripts as well as a letter from a nominator by mid-March each year. For application and other requirement details please visit www.hawkinsonfoundation.org or contact info@hawkinsonfoundation.org.

West Campus Outside Scholarships

Dr. Robert L. Dark Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a student member of the California Chiropractic Association, active in governmental affairs activities and a resident of California. Essay, recommendation letters and application must be submitted by early late February-early March each year. Visit ​www.calchiro.org for all scholarship details.

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