Philadelphia Area Association of Healthcare Recruiters Scholarship Program

Scholarship have been awarded for 2018. Please check back again for next year’s scholarship opportunities.

The Program

PAAHCR has established a scholarship program to help finance healthcare related education for relatives and/or friends of PAAHCR members. Awards are given without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation or national origin.


Applicants can be a child, spouse, significant other, friend or family member of a current PAAHCR member in good standing. Applicants must be enrolled in an eligible undergraduate program or enrolled in an eligible accredited technical program. An eligible program is defined as one related to indirect or direct patient care ( e.g. nursing, therapies, lab technician, etc.)

Scholarship Awards

One $1000 scholarships will be awarded in June, 2018.


Students must complete the online application. You must also upload a complete high school or college transcript (if within last ten years), proof of acceptance into a healthcare program and a letter of recommendation from the sponsoring PAAHCR member by June, 2019.

Applicants are solely responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. All information submitted is confidential and will be reviewed only by the PAAHCR scholarship selection committee.

Recipient Selection

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work and life experience, statement of educational and career goals and recommendation by the PAAHCR member.

Scholarships will be based on the PAAHCR selection procedures and available funds. Not all applicants will receive rewards.

All applicants will be noticed of their status in June, 2019.

Payment of Reward

Scholarship payments are authorized and processed by PAAHCR. Payment will be made in June. Checks are mailed to the receipts home address and are made payable jointly to the student and the school and must be endorsed by both.


Scholarship recipients must enroll in their educational programs no later than fall of the year in which their awards are given. Recipients have no obligations to PAAHCR. They are, however, required to provide PAAHCR with current transcripts and to notify PAAHCR of any changes of address, school enrollment or other pertinent information.

Revisions Policy

The general conditions and procedures under which scholarships are made are subject to periodic review by PAAHCR, including termination of the program.

For more Information

Bill Wiseley