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The Dawn Gideon Foundation, through the generosity of Huron, is proud to offer the Dawn Gideon-Huron Scholarship.

Recipients and Terms of the Award

The scholarship will be awarded to women who self-identify as Black/African American, Latinx/Hispanic or Native American or have demonstrated a commitment to health equity and who is pursuing a master’s degree in healthcare administration and/or business administration. Both one or two year awards of $5,000 per academic year are available. For students who will be enrolling for the first time in the fall it is a two year award. One year awards are available for those students already enrolled.

Application and Selection

Applicants will submit the following credentials to the Dawn Gideon Foundation:

•   A complete undergraduate transcript.
•   A personal resume.
•   A statement explaining their desire to pursue a career in healthcare management.
•   Information regarding the graduate program they will attend.

The above information can be submitted either via email to or mailed to The Dawn Gideon Foundation, 1071 Parkview Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.

Selection will be by a committee comprised of representatives from The Dawn Gideon Foundation and Huron.

Application Deadline and Notification

The deadline for application for academic year 2024-2025 is June 30, 2024. Notification of award will be no later than July 31, 2024.
The Dawn Gideon Foundation occasionally finds other organizations with similar goals and ideals where a relationship is a shared interest. The Dawn Gideon Foundation is proud to stand alongside:

The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)