The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives established this scholarship in honor of Foster G. McGaw, the founder of the American Hospital Supply Corporation. This scholarship is offered to provide financial aid to students in healthcare management graduate programs to help offset tuition costs, student loans and expenses. Offered annually, the Foster G. McGaw Graduate Student Scholarship is designated for students enrolled in their final year of a healthcare management graduate program. Each scholarship is worth $5,000. Between the McGaw and Dent scholarships, ACHE awards up to 20 scholarships each year.
You may apply for a Foster G. McGaw Graduate Student Scholarship if you meet all of the following criteria: - You are a student enrolled in your final year (fall/spring) of full-time study in a healthcare management graduate program (MHA, MPH, MBA in Healthcare Administration or similar)with a graduation date between September 1st and August 31st. (If you have a residency as part of your program and the upcoming fall term will be your second year of study, you may apply for a scholarship. If you have already completed your classroom work and are in the residency part of your program, you are not eligible to apply; PhD students are also not eligible.) - You are not required to be a Student Associate of the American College of Healthcare Executives. However, during the selection process, preference is given to applicants who are Student Associates of ACHE. - You can demonstrate financial need. - You are a U.S. or Canadian citizen. - You are not a previous recipient of this scholarship or the Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship.