Outside Scholarships

Scholarships

Outside Scholarships

We highly encourage students to exhaust every possible avenue to lower their out of pocket costs to attend Life Chiropractic College West. Once you’ve applied for every internally-funded scholarship at Life West, you should absolutely take the time to explore outside scholarships.

While Life West has no direct affiliation with the scholarships below, we’ve provided a list to help get you started. For obvious reasons, these are provided as a courtesy and it should be clear that we can’t confirm the continued availability or accuracy of the information below. We simply hope you find the list helpful as a jumping-off point.

American Black Chiropractic Association

Deadline: May of each year
Award: $500 – $1,000
Application: www.abcachiro.com
Criteria: Requires essay on specific topics, official transcripts and three letters of recommendation.

Association of New Jersey Chiropractors

Deadline: August of each year
Award: Five $1,000 scholarships
Application: https://anjc.info/education-scholarship/
Criteria: Applicants must be a NJ resident and plan on practicing in NJ, requires several short (75 words or less) essays to specific questions.

Arkansas Department of Education

Deadline: July of each year
Award: $5,000 – $14,600
Application: Click here for more info!
Criteria: financial need and essay.

California association for post-secondary education and disability

Deadline: May of each year
Award: Varies
Application: https://www.washington.edu/doit/california-association-postsecondary-education-and-disability-caped-scholarship-program
Criteria: Must have medical or other written documentation that verifies your disability.

Catch the Dream, Inc.

Deadline: March 15th; April 30th; Sept. 15th of each year
Award: $500 – $5,000
Application: www.catchingthedream.org
Criteria: Open to American Indians or Alaskan Natives (1/4 degree or more) enrolled as members of a federal, state, or terminated tribe and have a high GPA.

The College of Chiropractors of Alberta

Deadline: October 30th of each year
Award: $2,000
Application: https://albertachiro.com/students/
Click on Licensing & Student Info.
Criteria: Must qualify as an Alberta resident enrolled at a CCE accredited Chiropractic College.

ChiroHealthUSA

Deadline: April of each year
Award: $15,000
Application: www.chusascholar.com
Criteria: 2.7 GPA, demonstrate leadership/service in community and profession

Chiropractic Association of Louisiana

Deadline: June 30th of each year
Award: Not specified
Application: www.cal-online.org
Criteria: Residency in the state of Louisiana prior to college and the intent to practice in Louisiana upon graduation.

Christian Chiropractors Association Inc.

Deadline: April 30th of each year
Award: $200-$500
Application: www.christianchiropractors.org/scholarship
Criteria: Christian attending an accredited chiropractic school.

South Carolina Chiropractic Association

Deadline: April of each year
Award: Up to $2500
Application: www.scchiropractic.org
Criteria: Must have a 2.5 GPA, resident of SC, student member of SCCA, extracurricular activities and a brief essay.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation

Deadline: July/August of each year
Award: Up to $2000
Application: www.patsyminkfoundation.org
Criteria: Woman with minor children, low-income as stipulated on application.

Federation of Internationale De Chiropractique Du Sport

Deadline: October 30th of each year
Two different Award: Final Two Years of Study – Registration for online learning Certificate of Sports Chiropractic (value of $2,500) and cash prize of $450 and Emerging Student – $1,000.
Application: https://fics.sport/student-scholarships/
Criteria: Criteria: Scholarship 1: Final Two Years of Study, graduating on or after the year of the award and Scholarship 2: Emerging Student, open to all students not just those in the last two years of study.

Founder Region Fellowship, Inc. Soroptimist

Deadline: January of each Year
Award: Varies (2018 – ten $10,000 awards)
Application: www.founderregionfellowship.org
Criteria: Women enrolled in doctoral programs, prefer non-traditional fields. U.S. Citizenship is not required.

Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health & Disability

Deadline: November of each Year
Award: $1000
Application: www.aahd.us/initiatives/scholarship-program/
Criteria: Must have a disability, U.S. resident, degree related to heath.

Arctic Chiropractic Fairbanks

Deadline: May each year
Award: $500
Application: https://www.arcticchiropracticjuneau.com/chiropractor_juneau.php
Criteria: Full-time with GPA of 2.5 or greater and essay questions.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Deadline: February of each year
Award: $1,000 – $3,000
Application: www.hsf.net
Criteria: Applicant must be of Hispanic heritage, a US Citizen or legal permanent resident, enrolled full-time, and have an accumulative GPA of 3.00 or better.

Japanese American Citizens League

Deadline: March of each year
Award: Not specified
Application: https://jacl.org/scholarships
Criteria: Applicant must be an active an active JACL member at either an individual or student level. Applicant must be planning to attend college at graduate level in the upcoming fall.

Korean American Scholarship Foundation/KASF

Deadline: May of each year
Award: $2,000 or higher
Application: https://www.kasf.org/scholarships/
Criteria: Full time at a designated Western states school according to the KASF’s delineation of regions, cum GPA 3.0, financial need.

Tennessee Chiropractic Association

Deadline: March of each year
Award: Varies
Application: www.cmft.org/scholarship
Criteria: Preference to TN residents, renewable, interest in health care, financial need, extracurricular and civic participation.

Dr. Luis Arrondo

Deadline: February of each Year
Award: $1000
Application:available in the financial aid office
Criteria: 3.00 CUM GPA, Essay/service related

The Sterling Heights Community Foundation

Deadline: March of each year
Award: Five – $1000 scholarships
Application: www.sterling-heights.net
Criteria: Must be from Macomb County/Michigan, not based on GPA, required brief application.

The National Italian American Foundation

Deadline: February 1st of each year
Award: $2,500 – 10,000
Application: www.niaf.org
Criteria: Applicants must be of Italian descent and demonstrate high academic achievements.

Network Family Wellness Center

Deadline: December of each year
Award: $500
Application: https://www.boulderchiropractor.com/scholarship
Criteria: Applicant must be a full-time chiropractic student in good standing at an US accredited chiropractic college and have a min 3.2 GPA.

The New Mexico Chiropractic Association

Deadline: March 1st and October 1st of each year
Award: $500
Application: https://nmchiro.org/scholarship/
Criteria: Applicant must be a New Mexico student in good standing at an accredited chiropractic college in the U.S. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is recommended and student must be attending school full-time and be in at least his/her fourth quarter of study.

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

Deadline: July/August of each year
Award: Not specified
Application: www.okhighered.org
Criteria: Must be a permanent resident of Oklahoma for not less than 5 years prior to applying for this scholarship and have an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

OR Higher Education Coordinating Board

Deadline: March 1st of each year
Award: $1,000 or more
Application: app.oregonstudentaid.gov
Criteria: Varies. Oregon residents only

Paul & Daisy Soros

Deadline: October of each year
Award: Up to $25,000
Application: www.pdsoros.org/apply
Criteria: Applicants must be an immigrant or child of an immigrant and be age 30 or younger.

World Congress of Women Chiropractors

Deadline: Varies
Award: $1,000
Application: https://wcwchiropractors.org/
Criteria: Applicant must be a WCWC member and demonstrate leadership qualities along with community service/participation.