Scholarships

National University of Natural Medicine awards scholarships to both new and returning students enrolled during the academic year. Through the generosity of donors, National University of Natural Medicine is pleased to offer the following scholarships to assist students with their cost of education. Visit each scholarship page to learn more about the scholarship and any scholarship–specific application requirements.

Through the generosity of donors, National University of Natural Medicine is pleased to offer the following scholarships to assist students with their cost of education. Visit each scholarship page to learn more about the scholarship and any scholarship–specific application requirements.

The amount and availability varies for all scholarships from year to year. Scholarship recipients must maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) as a condition for receiving a scholarship. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of the scholarship. This policy applies to both internal and external scholarships funding sources.

For new student scholarship opportunities, please contact the Admissions Office. Current students, see below.

All Students Scholarships

Konig Trust, $3,000 (one available)
Current students in good standing in any degree program at NUNM.

Peterson Family Scholarship, $1,000 (five available)
Current students in good standing in any degree program at NUNM.

Program Specific Scholarships

Scholars for a Healthy Oregon—Naturopathic Physician Opportunities (SHONPO), up to $35,000 per year (multi-year awards will be made and cover ND tuition through the remainder of recipients program)
Current ND students entering 3rd year or above (students entering 2nd year can apply with prior approval from the Center for Career Development). Must be committed to working as a primary care physician in an under-served area in Oregon for the number of years of the scholarship, plus an additional year (eg. 2 years of scholarship = 3 years of service).

Brant Ashton Memorial Scholarship, $1,500 (one available)
Current 4–Year ND, MSOM, MSiMR Program students entering their 3rd year, 5–Year ND, MSiMR or MSOM program, and 6–Year Dual–Track Program students entering their 4th year with a focus on AIDS/HIV. This scholarship will be weighted based on financial need.

Dr. Joshua Berry Memorial Scholarship,  $2,000 (one available)
ND students entering the third year or higher with a focus on pediatrics.

Bragg Health Institute Scholarship,  $2,500 (two available)
Current full–time students in good academic standing entering their second year or higher in the ND, ND Dual-Track programs or Master in Nutrition program.

Percy and Adrienne Frazier Scholarship,  $5,000 (ten available)
Current students in good standing in ND, MSOM or DSOM degree program at NUNM. This scholarship will be weighted based on financial need.

Jere and Debra High Scholarship, $1,000 (one available)
Current students entering their 3rd year or higher in the ND, MSOM, MAc or dual-track programs.

How to Apply

The scholarships above have been awarded for the 2018-2019 year. Please look at the other scholarship opportunities below for current opportunities.

  • *SHONPO Scholarship application can be found here (you do not need to submit 2018-2019 NUNM Scholarship Application in addition)
  • Include your answers to any scholarship–specific questions for the scholarship(s) you are applying for, along with all appropriate documents in your submission. Please be sure to remove your name from all materials except your cover sheet.
  • You may apply for up to 3 scholarships and the Bragg Scholarship, but cannot apply for a scholarship you received in the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • Submit the application form, your scholarship–specific essays and all other documents to NUNM by the application deadline: Friday, July 20, 2018, 11:59 p.m.

Selected students will be notified by letter. Late or incomplete submissions will be rejected.

Scholarship Award and Financial Aid

Federal financial aid recipients could have other aid reduced to accommodate any scholarship(s) received. Scholarship funds will be divided into three equal installments and disbursed to the recipient in fall, winter and spring terms. Scholarship recipients must maintain satisfactory academic progress as a condition for receiving a scholarship. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of the scholarship. This policy applies to both internal and external scholarship funding sources.

When Awarded a Scholarship

All scholarship attendees are expected to write a thank you letter to the donor (if appropriate). Letters should be delivered to the Advancement Office for forwarding to the donor(s). Students and donors will be invited to an event in their honor.

Who is Eligible

All scholarships that are determined by financial need will be based on Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) needs analysis results. All students receiving financial aid will have all scholarships included as part of their award package. We encourage all students to complete the FAFSA application online with the National University of Natural Medicine School Code of B07624.

Students who received scholarships for 2015-2016 are ineligible to apply again for the same scholarships this year – but may apply for others. Students may apply for as many scholarships as three, but only one scholarship per student will be awarded.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Students are encouraged to conduct an exhaustive online search for scholarship opportunities. There are many databases available. The following are some private scholarships that may be of interest to NUNM students.

Health Organization Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2018

This scholarship is open to incoming Fall 2018-2019 freshmen students and current students. Please visit Health Organization’s website for full criteria details about scholarship. Submissions can be sent to info@hrt.org or on the Health Organization’s website.

Oregon State Scholarship Applications Now Available

The Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) scholarship applications are available!

The John Mark Turetzky Scholarship Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

This scholarship has a preference to support NUNM students

The Dr. Richard Smith Scholarship

Provided by The Smile Institute in Eugene, this scholarship is awarded to University students in Oregon. Incoming students are also eligible to apply.

The Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded by SeniorAdvisor.com. (scroll down on this link for scholarship information)

The Patricia and Paul C Bragg Global Health Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded by Natural Doctors International.

The Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion

This office maintains a catalog of over 475 scholarships for Oregon students.

Zumper Apartment Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Open to all students. Please visit website for details on how to apply for scholarship.

Student Voice Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded by Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm P.C.

Award: $1,000

Requirements: Active, full-time enrolled student in good academic standing. Email online form or PDF

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2018