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Medical Assisting Scholarship Award

$2000 Video Essay Scholarship Competition

Are you planning on enrolling, or are currently enrolled in a medical assisting program? How would you like an extra $2,000 towards your goal of becoming a medical assistant? Medical Assistant Courses Online is giving away $2000 to eligible and aspiring medical assisting students.

Video or Written Essay Submissions

New for 2016, our normal 500 word essay submission process has been expanded to allow “video essays” as well. This means that you can submit our regular 500 word essay requirement or a 2-3 minute video explaining why you want to become a medical assistant. If you do plan to use a video submission, please use one of the popular video streaming services, such as Youtube or Vimeo. Due to limited server space, we cannot accept uploaded videos at this time.

How to Apply

We have made the application process simple:

  1. Click Here to go to our application form, and fill out your info to the best of your knowledge.
  2. Submit your essay one of two ways: Create a video and submit the URL or page the video is located on, or write your essay directly in the application form.

You may upload your essay via the online form, or copy/paste your video application URL in the applicable field. We do not give more weight to video or essay submission. Choose the method that suits your strengths the most.

Do not forget to fill out your name and email address so we may contact you if you win. If you do not fill out your contact info correctly, and we cannot reach you, your position will be forfeit and we will be forced to choose another winner.

Essay Topic

We have also made the essay topic relatively straightforward: We want to know why you want to become a medical assistant. In 500 words or less (or a 3-5 minute video), explain how you came to the decision to start a career in medical assisting.

Eligibility Requirements

All winning applicants will be screened prior to funds disbursement. The following requirements to be considered for our video essay scholarship contest are as follows:

  • Currently enrolled in college or in their senior year of high school.
  • All applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • All applicants must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application Deadline

Applications can be submitted at any time before December 31st 2016.

In order to give us time to process applications for the previous year, the form will be temporarily taken down for 2 weeks. All applications for the 2016 year will resume on January 15th, 2016. We will update the scholarship page at that time to reflect the new competition year.

Good luck!

Click here to go to our scholarship essay submission page.