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We offer two different scholarships for Health Care Management students.

For the scholarship that best fits your needs, please read the descriptions below.


The AUPHA/McGaw Scholarship is available to junior or senior health care management majors. The Foster G. McGaw Scholarship provides financial support to undergraduate and graduate students in health administration. The Health Care Management faculty awards the scholarship to the student/s most deserving of recognition. More than 900 scholarships have been awarded since the program was established in 1975. The scholarship was endowed by Foster G. McGaw, founder of the American Hospital Supply Corporation. McGaw recognized the importance of health administration education and AUPHA’s contribution to the field.



The Rising Star Scholarship is an award for students showing initiative, enthusiasm, and potential for future success in Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Health Professions (HEP) Department. It is the intent of the Rising Star Scholarship to be able to support students in their pursuit of becoming passionate professional in their field of study. Each program in HEP has the opportunity to provide one student with the Rising Star Scholarship.

  • Applicants must have a minimum of Sophomore classification in their program (at least 30 credit hours)
  • Applicants need to be a declared major in HCM, IHC, or RECR programs
  • Applicants need to have an appropriate GPA as determined by each program (identified on the application)

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