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ACLS Scholarship for Healthcare Providers

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About this scholarship

About this scholarship

Pacific Medical Training invites eligible students to apply for the ACLS Scholarship for Healthcare Providers which aims to support students in their studies, complete medical school and get a head start on their career.

Submissions will be a 750 to 1,000 word essay discussing emergency medical care from the perspective of a medical student. Basic life support is a critical skill for all healthcare providers and advanced and pediatric life support are also practiced by certain nurses and physicians depending on where they are working. Applications should explain how they will prepare mentally and physically before performing life saving techniques on patients in your career. Working as a healthcare provider can be a stressful and rewarding career. And we are looking for your insight and advice for other students entering the field.

Essays will be judged based on helpfulness and sincerity, technical ACLS acumen is necessary in life but not for this essay.

Student type

  • Current Students


  • Health Sciences

Course type

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate Coursework


Non-gender specific


  • International students
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Australian Citizen

Scholarship base

  • Merit Based


Pacific Medical Training will grant a $1,000 scholarship to the author of a winning essay, and complimentary access to any of their courses for three runner ups. Courses include ACLS, BLS, PALS and monitor technician certification.

Eligible courses

Eligible courses include, but are not limited to, degree programs and courseware supporting the following professions: Athletic Trainer, Cardiac Sonographer, Cardiovascular Technologist, Dental Assistant, Dentist, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Electrocardiographic Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Exercise Scientist/Specialist, Mammographer, Medical Assistant, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Assistant, Paramedic, Pharmacist, Phlebotomist, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Physician, Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist

Eligibility criteria

  • Any undergraduate or graduate college student currently enrolled in a “healthcare degree” program may apply
  • Employees and Pacific Medical Training, and their family members, are not eligible to participate in this program.
  • All entries become the sole property of Pacific Medical Training.
  • Proof of enrollment in a qualifying degree program may be required for eligibility.
  • Payment will be made as a stipend in September 2017 to the winner, funds are unrestricted.

Status: Closed
Applications open: CLOSED
Applications close: CLOSED


Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Medical & Health Sciences