A growing number of scholarships, tuition grants, and part-time assistantships in local healthcare organizations are available for highly-qualified applicants to UK’s MHA Program. The faculty, along with the MHA Board of Advisors, has developed a formal plan with specific targets for further expanding these forms of financial assistance.
To be eligible for any opportunities offered by the College please answer Yes as indicated on the financial assistance portion of your SOPHAS or HAMPCAS application. Questions should be directed to Scot McIntosh or 859-218-4394.
In addition to University and College Scholarships and Financial Assistance, program-specific support includes the following:
The Norton Scholarship for Healthcare Leadership
Available through a generous donation by Norton Healthcare, this scholarships is designated to support a student with outstanding potential in healthcare administration.
The Marilyn and Lawrence Prybil Scholarship
Through the support of Dr. Lawrence and Marilyn Prybil, these scholarships are for highly-qualified students who have particular interest in nonprofit, multi-unit health systems.
Tuition Differential Grants
A defined number of tuition differential grants are available each year for highly qualified out-of-state students. These grants allow out-of-state students to attend the MHA program at the in-state tuition rate. Early application is encouraged for consideration of these grants.
UK HealthCare Assistantships
UK HealthCare supports two student-assistantships each year. These assistantships provide part-time paid opportunities for students who work within the UK HealthCare Enterprise.
Baptist Health Assistantships
This assistantship provides a part-time paid opportunity to work at Baptist Health Lexington.
Faculty support students with part-time opportunities related to research grants and funded projects when possible.