Apply for a Scholarship

Eligibility & Criteria

The MetroWest Health Foundation provides scholarships to students who are residents of one of the 25 towns in our MetroWest service area. Students must be accepted into an eligible nursing, medical, or clinical program at an accredited academic institution.

Scholarship awards are based on a rating scale using the following criteria:

  • Financial Need
  • Grade point average, if applicable
  • Essay
  • Letter of Recommendation

Eligible Programs

Nursing Programs

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Masters of Science in Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification
  • Doctorate in Nursing
  • Other Nursing Specialty Certifications

Medical/Clinical Programs

  • Chiropractic
  • Dental
  • Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic
  • Medicine (MD or DO) (Pre-Med not eligible)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Phlebotomy
  • Physical Therapy (DPT only)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatry
  • Psychology (Masters and above)
  • Public Health (Masters and above)
  • Radiology
  • Registered Dietician/Nutritionist
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Social Work (MSW and above)
  • Speech Therapy (Masters and above)
  • Surgical Technology


Tuition scholarships are awarded for a maximum of $2,000 per academic year. Applicants are eligible to reapply on an annual basis.  The maximum amount of scholarship assistance the foundation will provide to an individual is $8,000.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online and the required supporting documents must be uploaded to the online application.  No documents will be accepted by mail, email or fax. Preview the questions and documents that are required for the application.

The online application will be available during the time periods listed below:

April 15 – May 31 (4:00 p.m.) for the academic term starting in September

October 15 – November 30 (4:00 p.m.) for the academic term starting in January

Click on the link below to access the online application (shown only during the time periods listed above). You will have an opportunity to start the application and complete it at a later time. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. To return to a previously started application, click on My Account Page.

Questions concerning the scholarship program should be directed to Cathy Glover via email at or by phone at (508) 879-7625.

Communities Served

  • Ashland
  • Bellingham
  • Dover
  • Framingham
  • Franklin
  • Holliston
  • Hopedale
  • Hopkinton
  • Hudson
  • Marlborough
  • Medfield
  • Medway
  • Mendon
  • Milford
  • Millis
  • Natick
  • Needham
  • Norfolk
  • Northborough
  • Sherborn
  • Southborough
  • Sudbury
  • Wayland
  • Wellesley
  • Westborough


161 Worcester Rd, Ste. 202
Framingham, MA 01701


Phone: (508) 879-7625
Fax: (508) 879-7628

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