Student Scholarship

Health Professions Scholarship Recipients
Students Catharine Mead (left) and Madison Holmes (right) with then Board Chair Elizabeth Selby following the last in-person presentation of Health Professions Scholarship awards on June 13th, 2019.

Created in 2003, the purpose of the Health Professions Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to community students studying to be health care professionals. It is hoped that the students who receive the hospital's assistance will seriously consider a career at NHH in the future.

Eligibility Requirements:

Any community student enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a full-time health profession or allied health profession program at an accredited university or community college within Canada is eligible. Academic as well as extra-curricular activities are considered and priority will be given to candidates pursuing graduate, junior- and senior-level studies in the following categories.

Priority Health Career Categories:

How to Apply:

  1. Complete and sign the Health Professions Scholarship Program Application Form (see below).
  2. Attach a cover letter outlining the stage you are at in your academic pursuits, and your professional goals.
  3. Attach two letters of reference.
  4. DEADLINE FOR THIS YEAR'S APPLICATIONS - Submit all of the above no later than 4PM on Friday, March 29th, 2024.

Obtaining and Submitting an Application Form

Application forms are available from local school Guidance departments or the Human Resources Department at the Northumberland Hills Hospital. To download a copy of the application form, click on the link below. Email, mail or FAX the completed form and supporting documents described above to:

Northumberland Hills Hospital
Health Professions Scholarship Program
1000 DePalma Drive
Cobourg, Ontario
K9A 5W6
FAX: (905) 373 6958 or email:

NHH Scholarship Application