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.

AddictionResources.com Scholarship

Submit an essay outlining your vision on how to end substance abuse and addition by May 31 of each year at https://addictionresources.com/scholarship/. ​

The Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors Student Scholarship Fund

For details & application visit http://www.albertachiro.com/site/for_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 Chiropractic Foundation (ACF) Scholarship Awards

Must be current Student ACA (SACA) members in good standing with a minimum GPA of 2.75, and be attending school full-time in at least his/her second year of study. There are multiple awards. For details and deadlines, visit http://www.acatoday.org/level3_css.cfm?T1ID=22&T2ID=281&T3ID=158.

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!

Beatrice K. Blair Scholarship

Must be member of the Blair club (if available) with a min. 2.5 GPA & completed a Primary Blair seminar. Deadline is near the end of August. Visit http://blairchiropractic.com/Default.aspx?pageId=1673683

Belltown Spine & Wellness Scholarship

Visit http://belltownchiro.com/scholarship for full details. This scholarship is open to all chiropractic students with a deadline in April.

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. 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.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship

Students who have a history of public-service oriented activities and with leadership potential are encouraged to apply. Visit http://www.chci.org/scholarships/. Deadline is April 16th.

​CountyOffice.org Scholarship

Visit www.countyoffice.org for application and eligibility details, which include an essay on how a county office has helped you or those around you - deadline to submit is April 30 & September 30 annually.​

Coupon Cause Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship is available to the student who is a U.S. and submits the best essay or video.  For full details please visit https://couponcause.com/scholarship. Deadline is in July.

Coupon Chief Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship is available to the student who uploads the best 2-5 minute video on how you personally save money as a college student or an amazing extreme coupon haul that you have made.  For complete scholarship eligibility criteria and deadlines, please visit https://www.couponchief.com/pages/scholarship.

Don't Pay Full Scholarship

Annual scholarship deadline in October - for full details visit www.dontpayfull.com/pages/scholarships

FICS Scholarship

For information on criteria, application or deadline (end of October deadline date) visit http://fics-sport.org/portal/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=18&Itemid=32#Scholarships.  

​Form Birds Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and write an essay on the convenience forms offer.  For application information and deadline dates, please visit www.formbirds.com/scholarship.

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.chusascholar.com by the posted deadline date in February.

FSCO Scholarships

Visit http://ifcochiro.org/chiropractic-scholarships-2/ for full details and deadline dates as well as application information on the Sylvia Ashworth Scholarship for single mothers & Scholarship for Leaders.

Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Students must submit an original “creation,” which expresses what they hope to achieve after college (photographs, poems, essays, collages, drawings, paintings, graphic designs, or anything using one image to embody the future). Deadlines vary for each award. Visit http://www.diplomaframe.com/contests.aspx.

Healthy Line Scholarships

Visit https://healthyline.com/healthy-line-scholarship/ for details on their application process - annual deadline is December 1. 

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.

​Honestly Now Banking Scholarship

Visit www.honestlynow.com and click the button "Learn About Honestly Now Scholarship" to submit your essay on financial literacy - how it can be increased and what impact it would have on you - by May 31 and November 30 each year.​

ICAA Alma Neilsen Perpetual Scholarship

Applicants must be members of SICA and in good standing with a sophomore or higher enrollment status in their chiropractic program.  Please stop by the Financial Planning Office for applications and details on requirements or visit www.chiropractic.org. Annual Deadline is in April each year.

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/.  

Logins Guide Scholarship

Visit http://loginsguide.com/logins-guide-scholarship/ for application details.  Deadline is in December and this award is open to all students with a minimum 2.5 GPA. 

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 http://www.accoweb.org/lipescholarship.html 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/edsupport.html.

QuitSmokingCommunity.org Scholarship

A $3,000 scholarship is available to students who bring awareness to smoking-related diseases.  This essay contest deadlines are July 21 and January 21 anually.  Visit https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/scholarship/ for complete details.

QuitDay Scholarship

​Apply by March 31 each year at https://quitday.org/scholarship/ and share your ideas on making higher education smoke free.

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.

Sharefile Scholarship

Visit www.sharefile.com/scholarship for details on this annual award open to all college students.

SICA Scholarships

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

Truspine Chiropractic Scholarship

Visit www.truspinesf.com/truspine-chiropractic-scholarship-2018/ for full details and scholarship application requirements - this award is open to all chiropractic students.  Annual deadline is typically in May.

SA Funds Access to Education Scholarship

Visit http://www.usafunds.org/students/Pages/Access2EdSchol.aspx for applications and deadline dates.

Varsity Tutors Scholarship

A $1,000 award is offered monthly to the student with the best essay as voted on through social media.  For deadline dates and full details on contest eligibility criteria, please visit http://varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship.

World Congress of Women Chiropractors Scholarship

For criteria & downloadable application visit www.WCWchiropractors.org (Sept. 1 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/.


Choice Chiropractic Scholarship for Coloradans

Applicants must be enrolled full-time and in good standing with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA as well as have been born in Colorado or lived in Colorado for at least 2 years.  Deadline to submit applications is September 30.  For complete details visit https://choicechiropracticboulder.com/about-us/scholarship.


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).

Dr. Joseph Brace Student Scholarship

Must be married with no children, have been a Michigan resident and plan to practice there and be enrolled full-time at Palmer. E-mail kris@chiromi.com for details. (March 30th deadline.)


Missouri State Chiropractors Association Auxiliary Scholarship

Applicants must be residents of Missouri with a minimum 2.5 GPA in 3rd trimester or above. Contact mscaaaction@embarqmail.com for scholarship details. (June deadline annually)

Academy of Missouri Chiropractors Scholarship

Must have completed at least one year of study with a minimum GPA of 2.50. For an application, visit http://www.academyofmissourichiropractors.com/. Search for scholarship on website for availability.


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 an application or email allison@anjc.info or visit www.anjc.info - the deadline to apply is typically in July each year.

Gabe Ricciardi Memorial Scholarship

Create a five-minute or less video explaining chiropractic to someone who knows nothing about it. Visit the Garden State Chiropractic Association website at gardenstatechiropractic.org to search for scholarship details or contact GSCS at info@gschiro.com. Annual deadline is Mid-February.

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/patient_information.html. Deadlines are March 1 and October 1 each year.


Oklahoma Chiropractic Assistance Scholarship

For requirements of the 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.osac.state.or.us/grants.html. 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://services.vsac.org/wps/wcm/connect/vsac/vsac/home


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/drkrn 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/level3_css.cfm?T1ID=10&T2ID=24&T3ID=54  

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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