Scholarships for UWS Students

The scholarships listed below are open to students in any program unless otherwise noted.

Community Service and Leadership Scholarship

An important element of the UWS mission is encouraging students to participate in activities and projects that provide meaningful service to the campus, the field of health care and our community. This scholarship was established to support student engagement in such activities.

Qualifications: Enrollment in a UWS degree or certificate seeking program during spring 2021, 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher; Demonstration of a record of meaningful campus, professional and/or community involvement

Essay Question (essay must be 1-2 pages, double-spaced, 12-point font):

  • Describe the nature and degree of service involvement, length of service and why you believe the specific service activity is important. How will this service experience benefit you in your future career and as a community member? How will this service benefit the campus, profession and/or community?

Application Deadline: February 5, 2021. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.


Standard Process Scholarship

Standard Process manufactures high-quality, nutritional whole food supplements and offers more than 300 products through three product lines: Standard Process whole food supplements, Standard Process Veterinary Formulas™, and MediHerb®herbal supplements. The products are available only through health care professionals.

Standard Process is involved in every step of production. The company grows crops on company-owned, organically certified farmland, utilizes state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, and employs the highest quality control standards. Standard Process strictly adheres to the Food and Drug Administration’s good manufacturing practice requirements. Through these measures, Standard Process can ensure that its products are of the utmost quality and potency.

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The Standard Process Scholarship was established, thanks to the generous support of Standard Process Inc., to recognize
academic excellence and the integration of chiropractic study and nutrition. The scholarship is $2,500, awarded to two students. Winners will be chosen by a committee consisting of UWS faculty and staff.

Qualifications: Academic performance (cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher through spring 2021 in DC coursework); Full-time, continuing student in the doctor of chiropractic program during fall 2021

Essay Question (essay must be 1-2 pages, double-spaced, 12-point font):

  • Standard Process believes that whole food nutrition is essential for maintaining health. We also believe that healthcare providers offer the best direction to guide patients in their nutritional needs.  As you will soon be in practice, how will you plan to implement nutrition into your practice to change your patients’ lives?

Application Deadline: August 20, 2021. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.


Graduate Studies Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $500-1,000, dependent on funding availability and applicant pool.


  • Acceptance in the following programs: MS-HNFM, MS-SPP, MS-CMHC, MS-SM (standalone only), EDD-SPP, EDD-SPP with CMHC specialization, DCN
  • Must be incoming students for summer 2021 or fall 2021.

Essay Question (350-word minimum, 500-word maximum, 12-point font, double-spaced):

  • What degree are you pursuing at UWS and how will this degree help you fulfill your professional goals?
    • Preference will be given to applicants who detail volunteer, academic, and/or professional experiences and career goals that promote and increase diversity and inclusion within their desired career paths and academic attendance at UWS.

Deadline: Noon, PST August 6, 2021. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.