Our 2018 scholarship applications are closed.

Applicants to our 2018 scholarships will hear back within the next month.

 

Graduate Student Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time graduate student in first- or second-year of studies
  • Currently enrolled in a public health or health administration degree program in a California college or university accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Evidence of commitment to a career in health administration and to advancing the goals of WHA
  • Current members of WHA Board of Directors are not eligible
  • Scholarship award limited to one award per lifetime
  • Selection based on eligibility and merit

Selection Procedures

  • WHA Board determines dollar amount and number of awards based on availability of WHA funds
  • Scholarship Committee notifies schools of available award(s) and publicizes Scholarship Program in WHA Digest email, and posts details on WHA website
  • Schools post notice of Scholarship Program and distribute applications
  • Interested students submit applications to WHA
  • Final selection made by WHA Board based upon recommendation of Scholarship Committee
  • Scholarship Committee notifies recipient(s) and award(s) is/are made
  • In addition to the dollar award, a one-year student membership in WHA is given to each scholarship recipient

Apply Here: Graduate Student Application 

Applications are due by February 16th, 2018 at 5:00 pm

 

Gail Margolis Professional Development Scholarship

WHA is proud to announce the brand new Gail Margolis Professional Development Scholarship. Gail Margolis was a founding WHA member, a past president, advisory board member and the recipient of our very first Woman of the Year award. Gail was a mentor to many and strong advocate for continuing professional development. This new scholarship is available to any WHA member enrolled in a professional development program to support their advancement in Health Administration.

Eligibility Criteria

  • WHA member
  • Currently enrolled in a professional development program that will support their advancement in Health Administration
  • Evidence of commitment to a career in health administration and to advancing the goals of WHA
  • Current members of WHA Board of Directors are not eligible
  • Scholarship award limited to one award per lifetime
  • Selection based on eligibility and merit

Selection Procedures

  • WHA Board determines dollar amount and number of awards based on availability of WHA funds
  • Scholarship Committee notifies members of available award(s) and publicizes Scholarship Program in WHA Digest email, and posts details on WHA website
  • Interested members submit applications to WHA
  • Final selection made by WHA Board based upon recommendation of Scholarship Committee
  • Scholarship Committee notifies recipient(s) and award(s) is/are made
  • In addition to the monetary award, an additional one-year membership in WHA is given to each scholarship recipient

Apply Here: Gail Margolis Professional Development Scholarship Application

Applications are due by February 16th, 2018 at 5:00 pm

 

WHA welcomes individual and corporate contributions of any amount for our annual scholarship award. Please contact scholarship@whasocal.org for more information or to contribute.

 

Past Scholarship Recipients

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2014 WOTY - Scholarship Winner

2013 Rachel Hornstein

 

 

2017
Elena Delvac
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
MPH, Health Policy and Management

 

 

 

 

2016
Erica McCall
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Executive Program

MPH, Health Policy and Management

 

 

 

2015
Claire Crawley-Delgado
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
MPH, Health Policy and Management

 

 

 

 

 

2014
Susan Kum
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

MPH, Health Policy and Management

 

 

 

 

 

2013
Rachel Hornstein
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
MPH, Health Policy and Management

 2012 Ebinehita Omofoma

2011 Bella Zaghi

2010 Diana Chingos

2009 Taguhi Sogomonyan

2008 Caron Hill

 

2012
Ebinehita Omofoma
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)
MHA

 

 

 

 

 

2011
Bella Zaghi
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
MPH, Health Services Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010
Diana Chingos
California State University Northridge (CSUN)

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009
Taguhi Sogomonyan
California State University Los Angeles (Cal State LA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008
Caron Hill
Chapman University

2007 Elizabeth Navarro

2006 Stephanie Heintz

 

 

 

2007
Elizabeth Navarro
University of Southern California (USC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006
Stephanie Miladin Heintz
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

2005 Estee Liebros  

 

2005
Estee Liebros
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)