Scholars for a Healthy Oregon

Applications are being accepted for the 2016-17 academic year. Apply now!

Scholars for a Healthy Oregon

Make a difference with your degree by applying for funding through the Scholars for a Healthy Oregon Initiative (SHOI). Designed with both the student and Oregon workforce in mind, SHOI provides eligible students with a unique opportunity to help address healthcare disparity in the state.


To be eligible for funding under SHOI, students must be admitted to OHSU as an Oregon Resident or Oregon Heritage  student for the 2016-17 academic year in one of the following clinical degree programs:

Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
Master of Nursing (MN) in:
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner
Nurse Anesthesia
Nurse Midwifery
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Additional priority consideration will be given to applicants who are:
  • Students who live and/or graduated from an Oregon high school in a rural location or underserved community, or who graduated from one the Technical & Regional Universities (Eastern Oregon University, Oregon Tech, Southern Oregon University or Western Oregon University)
  • First generation college students
  • Students from a diverse or underrepresented community

To find out more about SHOI, please view the materials provided under the Student Resources section. If you have questions, please contact Anna Tupper at (503)494-1267 or .