Scholarship Opportunities for Medical Assistants
Are you a Cobb County resident interested in pursuing a career in healthcare as a medical assistant? H.E.R.O Institute is excited to offer a scholarship for our Day Medical Assisting Program that begins in August of 2023. This scholarship is designed to help students with demonstrated financial need achieve their academic and career goals.
Requirements for the Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Be a Cobb County Resident
Be a US Citizen
Demonstrate financial need, which may be determined through income verification, last 4 weeks of paycheck stubs.
Demonstrate academic potential with High school diploma or GED.
Have community service or volunteer experience related to healthcare with a letter from an organization.
Submit a minimum one-page, 12 point font, Times New Roman, single spaced personal statement or essay explaining why the applicant is interested in a career in medical assisting and how the scholarship will help achieve their goals. No more than 200 words
Submit two letters of recommendation from teachers, healthcare professionals, or other relevant individuals.
Be able to attend H.E.R.O Institute's Day Medical Assisting Program that begins August of 2023. This is Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm for 25 weeks.
The scholarship covers up to 60% of tuition costs for our Day Medical Assisting Program. This program provides comprehensive training in medical assisting, including clinical and administrative skills, to prepare students for a successful career in healthcare.
Career Opportunities for Medical Assistants in Cobb County
Medical assistants play a vital role in the healthcare industry, and job opportunities in this field are growing in Cobb County. Medical assistants can work in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and private practices.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 19% from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. This growth is due to the increasing demand for healthcare services and the need for administrative and clinical tasks to be completed efficiently.
The scholarship offered by H.E.R.O Institute can help students interested in a career in medical assisting take advantage of these growing job opportunities in Cobb County.
If you meet the scholarship requirements and are interested in pursuing a career as a medical assistant, apply today for the H.E.R.O Institute Medical Assistant Scholarship. This is a unique opportunity to receive financial assistance and comprehensive training in medical assisting to launch your career in healthcare.