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Dr. Paul H. Waddy, Jr. Scholarship

Offered by East Alabama Health

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 3, 2024
1 award worth up to


Grade level

College Underclassmen

Application deadline:

May 3, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you an African-American male and college underclassman interested in a career in healthcare management? If so, you may be eligible for the Dr. Paul H. Waddy, Jr. Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards up to $24,000 to an eligible African-American male, college underclassman who is majoring in a professional, healthcare-related field of study in which East Alabama Health has an actual or projected need. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate a record of community service. If you’re an African-American male passionate about pursuing a career in healthcare, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About East Alabama Health

East Alabama Health is dedicated to providing the best possible care for every patient, every time, and to do so with empathy, kindness and caring. In order to achieve this vision, East Alabama Health has made a commitment to the continued pursuit of excellence with all of their partners to improve the quality of life for those they serve, to measure their progress against the highest standards in quality of care and quality of service, and to be fiscally responsible with their assets.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College Underclassmen

Minimum GPA




Academic Interest


Other Category


Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.


Academic transcript

Resume or CV

Letter of Recommendation

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Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact East Alabama Health at [email protected].

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