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The Diversity Scholarship




In order to facilitate an avenue for increasing diversity in the Anesthesiologist Assistant Program, the Department of Anesthesiology is pleased to sponsor the Diversity Scholarship to provide support to students that are traditionally underrepresented in health science graduate programs. Scholarship funds will cover $39, 475 of tuition over the last four semesters of the program.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria includes:
  • The scholarship program is open to students in good standing who have completed their first, full academic year in the Anesthesiologist Assistant Program.
  • Recipient is a member of a traditionally underrepresented minority in health science graduate programs (African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaska Native, Vietnamese, or rural students)
  • Criteria will include academic achievement, an essay, any scholarly achievements, community/volunteer service, leadership and whether the applicant is a first generation college graduate (not a requirement to apply)

Application Requirements
  • Applicants will need to submit a current CV, as well as a one page essay telling us what your background will bring to the Anesthesiologist Assistant profession and the field of Anesthesia as a whole.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus embraces excellence in Diversity, Respect and Inclusiveness. The Univeristy seeks the richness that an increasing diversity of our communities brings to our learning, research and service endeavors. Our common humanity leads us to create an inclusive and respectful ethos characterized by caring, empathy, compassion, nurturing, collegiality and mentoring.