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Rory J. and Kathryn A. Blanchard Allied Health Scholarship

Funded by
1 winner$500
Application Deadline
Oct 1, 2024
Winners Announced
Oct 15, 2024
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school, undergraduate, or graduate student
Field of Study:
Health or fire safety

Rory Blanchard, Firefighter/EMT-P and Professor Kate Blanchard are educators with a drive to promote excellence and diversified expansion of their career fields by offering support to invested learners.

They, along with The Steadfast Crew Corp. and community support, host an annual scholarship, to be awarded each October.

This scholarship aims to support learners pursuing a career in allied health or fire science fields. Any high school, undergraduate, or graduate student who meets the following criteria may apply for this scholarship opportunity:

  • Enrolled in or accepted into any CAAHEP accredited allied health program
  • Enrolled in or accepted into any fire science degree program
  • A current cadet in training with a fire department

To apply, tell us about the role of technology in transforming healthcare and patient outcomes, how professionals and first responders can use technological advancements to improve their practice, and what innovative solutions have shaped the field so far.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Passion
Published June 6, 2024
Essay Topic

Discuss the role of technology in transforming the delivery of healthcare services and improving patient outcomes. How can allied health professionals or first responders leverage advancements in technology to enhance their practice and provide more efficient and effective care? Provide examples of innovative technological solutions that have impacted the career field.

400–600 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Oct 1, 2024. Winners will be announced on Oct 15, 2024.