CHI Scholarships


CHI Scholarships support socially and economically disadvantaged students who require financial assistance. Candidates must demonstrate academic promise, professional commitment to community service, maturity, adaptability, and respect for other cultures.

Students must meet the following qualifications

  • Recently admitted and enrolled first or second-year graduate or professional student in the Medical School, School of Public Health or School of Social Work
  • Third or fourth-year enrolled undergraduate student pursuing a health care related major (Scholarship administered through MCAE)
  • From socially or economically disadvantaged backgrounds, with special consideration for students of color
  • United States citizen or permanent resident
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.8 or greater
  • Full-time student

CHI Scholarship awards may be used to cover the cost of educational expenses like tuition, fees, books or room and board. They may supplement, but not exceed other scholastic awards. CHI Scholarship applications are available at the designated schools.  Contact the University of Minnesota representative in your area of study.

Medical School
Attn: Mary Tate, Director
Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity
B608 Mayo Building, MMC293
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-625-1494 
Fax: 612-626-9340

School of Public Health
Office of Admissions and Student Resources
Attn: Emily Dunsworth
Director of Recruitment and Enrollment
A395-4 Mayo Building, MMC819
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-624-0601
Fax: 612-624-4498

School of Social Work
Attn: Megan Morrissey, PhD
Associate Director & MSW Program Director
105 Peters Hall
1404 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 612-624-4210 or (800) 779-8636
Fax: 612-624-3744

 Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE)
Attn: Raul Aguilar, Jr., Multicultural Associate 
170 Appleby Hall
128 Pleasant Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-625-2875