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AMHC now accepting applications for Minority Health Workforce Diversity scholarship

Posted: March 29, 2021

For Immediate Release:

March 29, 2021

Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) is accepting applications for its Minority Health Workforce Diversity scholarship from now until April 21.

Full or part-time college students of a minority race who plan to pursue a career in the field of health are encouraged to apply.

The goal of the scholarship offering is to help increase diversity in the state’s healthcare workforce, which could have positive effects on both the health of minority populations and the quality of care in Arkansas.

Full-time scholarship recipients will be awarded $1,000 per academic year and part-time recipients, $500 per academic year.

Students who wish to apply for the scholarship may download the application at The completed application form must be emailed to AMHC’s human resource specialist, Onekia Freeman, at

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission works to assure that all minority Arkansans have equitable access to preventive health care and seeks ways to promote health and prevent diseases and conditions that are prevalent among minority populations.