Scholarships for UWS Students

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

CHP Group Scholarship

The CHP Group is a regional integrative healthcare preferred provider organization and third-party administrator. They were founded in 1989 by six chiropractic physicians who joined together to build a network of providers who shared a philosophy of care. Their mission is to deliver accessible, high-quality complementary and alternative health care solutions that promote member health and satisfaction, optimize health care resources, educate providers and advocate evidence-based care.

The CHP Group is an organization that values exceptional customer service, using the highest standards of medical management and administrative support to give their customers seamless access to high-quality, effective and affordable evidence-based complementary and alternative care.

The CHP Group Scholarship will benefit a student who demonstrates an understanding of the important role that excellent, responsive, and people-centered customer service plays in the doctor-patient relationship.

Scholarships will be awarded to recipients selected by the UWS Scholarship Committee. Scholarship amounts will be determined based on a number of factors, including available funds and the strength of applications received each award cycle.

Qualifications: Enrollment in a UWS degree program during fall 2018; Good academic standing, with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

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

  • Tell us how you plan to ensure that your future clients receive excellent, responsive, and people-centered customer service.

Application Deadline: 4:30 p.m. PST on Friday, November 1, 2019. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.


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 2019, 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?

Letter of Recommendation

  • One letter of recommendation completed by a supervisor or leader of the organization you serve.

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020. 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 2019 in DC coursework); Full-time, continuing student in the doctor of chiropractic program during fall 2019

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

  • When you enter into practice, how will you work to integrate nutrition into your practice to maximize the health of your patients?

Application Deadline: Noon PST on August 30, 2019. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.