Scholarships For Radiology Technicians

Given that the economic climate in the United States is finally beginning to improve, many people are looking into the possibility of going back to school. Radiology technology involves health care and helping people, and therefore it’s a rapidly growing career field. It is a good idea to investigate all of your options for financial aid, as creative financing is often necessary if you want to be able to finish your education. Checking with your school regarding deadlines, requirements and the availability of certain scholarships should be your first step in finding adequate financing.

The Jerman-Cahoon Student Scholarship

This is a merit scholarship that is available to students who are able to prove financial need. The eligible student would need to have completed at least one semester in an approved program that is leading to a certificate or degree in radiological sciences. He or she would need to be a U.S. Citizen and, if approved, would be eligible for at least 2500 dollars a year towards their educational experiences. The website with complete application information can be found at:

Royce-Osborn Minority Student Scholarship

Minority student who have done very well in school up to this time might be eligible for this scholarship, provided they are U.S. citizens and they are entry level students in a basic program in an accredited school at the time of application. This scholarship administers up to 4,000 dollars annually to approved students, with the goal being allowing students who would otherwise be unable to complete school the opportunity to become a Radiology Technician. More information can also be found at

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Oliver Joel and Ellen Pell Denny Healthcare Scholarship

Students who wish to become Radiology Technicians and live in the state of North Carolina will do well to take notice of this scholarship. Applicants are disqualified if their household income is more than 80,000 dollars a year, or if they have a GPA under 2.5. You are also required to be in an accredited program at the time of application. If approved, your grant will be 1,200 a year. To start the application process, you will need to visit

Varian Radiation Therapy Student Scholarship Program

Students can apply for a scholarship in the amount of $5,000 a year. To be eligible, you need to be an excellent student in an entry level program, with no less than a 3.0 GPA (but hopefully higher, great grades will get you a better chance). You will also need to be a U.S. Citizen, which is typical for most scholarships at this time in the United States. This is also a program that is mentioned in some detail at

The trick to getting enough assistance to pay most or all of your tuition, books, and living expenses is often the wording of your essay and paying attention to all of the requirements. It is not at all uncommon for qualified students to not receive a desperately needed scholarship because they failed to complete the application properly.