Scholarship Details

Offered annually, the Scholarship for Emerging Leaders is designed for women in the healthcare industry. Each scholarship is worth the cost of one membership to Women in Healthcare. WIH awards 25 women the Emerging Leaders Scholarship annually.

Eligibility Requirements

You may apply for the scholarship if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a student or professional focused in the healthcare industry.
  • Membership cost creates financial hardship, no backing by current employer for membership fee.
  • You are not a previous recipient of this scholarship.
  • You meet the qualifications of a Women in Healthcare member.

When to Apply

The application for the 2022 scholarship is now open. Applications are accepted between April 1st to April 29th. All applicants will be notified about the status of their applications by email in May 2022.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application in its entirety. (see below)
  • Be sure to include a current resume or curriculum vitae


The Emerging Leaders Scholarship is for rising leaders who exhibit a passion for the healthcare industry, gender equity and want to be a part of a supportive community. The Women in Healthcare Advisory board will award scholarships to the top 25 candidates that prove need, drive, and support the mission of the organization. Each application will be reviewed blindly and ranked by the selection committee based on these qualifiers. It is important to the Women in Healthcare community that the scholarship is awarded in a way that promotes equity, diversity and inclusion.

Emerging Leaders Scholarship Application

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About WIH

WIH is a professional development organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the field. Through this community we empower one another, support growth and mentorship, provide education and support business through sharing successful techniques, leads, contacts, products and services.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Women in Healthcare is an organization founded on the principles of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Women in Healthcare is dedicated to dismantling biases and to life-long growth and education.