Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program FY 2023-24

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The purpose of the Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program (AHSP) is to increase the number of appropriately trained allied healthcare professionals providing direct patient care in a qualified facility or area in California.


The Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program (AHSP) makes awards to eligible applicants currently accepted or enrolled in an accredited or certificate program that prepares them to become one of the eligible program allied healthcare professionals for a scholarship of up to $15,000 in exchange for a 12-month service obligation practicing and providing direct patient care in an eligible geographic or approved site designation within six months of graduation.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Individual

Must start training program by September 30, 2023, be enrolled in a minimum of 6-semester units, or its equivalent, until program completion, graduate after January 31, 2024, not have an existing service obligation with other entities, including other HCAI programs, not be in breach of any other health professional service obligation, maintain a GPA of 2.0 or greater until program completion.

Eligible Geographies:

For a facility to qualify, it must be in an eligible geographic or site designation.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
December 2023
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
2 Months

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • Other

Funding Source Notes:

Funding is receieved from special funding from organizations, individuals, and corporations.

The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Advance(s)

Funding Method Notes:

The AHSP awardees receive one payment upon execution of their contract.


How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program, 1-916-326-3700,