Dr. Michael Dobbins Excellence in Nutritional Education Scholarship ($10,000)
In 2009, Standard Process Inc. ®, manufacturer of nutritional whole food supplements awarded Dr. Dobbins (LCCW alumnus) with the Excellence in Nutritional Education Award. To further honor Dr. Dobbins, Standard Process established a scholarship to recognize those students who have chosen the path of chiropractic and wellness to help others achieve optimal health. The Dr. Michael Dobbins Excellence in Nutritional Education Scholarship is an annual award of $10,000. Each year, new candidates will be invited to apply for this prestigious award.
Criteria: Cumulative G.P.A of 2.9 or higher, in good standing with all offices on campus, have at least three quarters remaining before graduation at time of award (spring 2017), provide a list of contributions to the chiropractic profession and a write a 500 to 700 word essay (topic on application). For details are available on the application.
Life West Commitment to Excellence Scholarship
The Life West Commitment to Excellence Scholarship was created to acknowledge and honor students at Life West who have demonstrated their commitment to excellence in life and/or in chiropractic. The scholarship award is for students who have excelled in one or more of the following areas: community service, health center accomplishments, research, academic achievements, athletics, and contributions to the chiropractic profession and/or other exceptional accomplishments.
Criteria: one letter of recommendation,must be in good standing with all offices on campus and a 500 maximum word essay on your commitment to excellence in one or more of the areas listed above. Deadlines are the Wednesday of the fourth week of each quarter. Five scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded each quarter.
Life West Life Assistance Scholarship
Awards of up to $500 are given to students who meet the criteria and have unusual or unexpected expenses or some type of emergency expense (experiencing financial hardship). Funds are awarded by the ad hoc Scholarship Committee.
Criteria: Demonstrate financial need, complete application & essay along with the budget sheet. Life Assistance Award deadlines for upcoming quarters are typically the 5th and 9th week of the quarter.
Dr. Carl Dieter Scholarship
The Dr. Carl Dieter Scholarship is to honor Dr. Dieter’s many years of service as chairman of the board of directors for Life Chiropractic College West. Chiropractic philosophy and communication of these principals to the public has always been important to Dr. Dieter. We are pleased to provide this important scholarship opportunity.
Criteria: this award is available to a student currently enrolled in Philosophy II; applicant must be in good standing with all offices on campus; and requires a 500 word essay on a specific topic. . Deadlines are the Wednesday of the fourth week of each quarter. One scholarship of $500 will be awarded each quarter.