NOTE: The School of Social Work is now part of CAHS. View Social Work funding opportunities here.
The University of Cincinnati’s College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) educates and prepares those entering rehabilitation and health care professions.
Graduates of the CAHS provide high-quality service in their fields while gaining new knowledge, keeping them on the cutting edge of the health science industries.
Departments at the CAHS include Analytical & Diagnostics (Medical Laboratory Sciences, Advanced Medical Imaging Technology, and Transfusion and Transplantation Sciences); Communication Sciences & Disorders (Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Animal Audiology); Health Information Management; Nutrition Sciences,; Rehabilitation Sciences (Physical Therapy and Stroke Rehabilitation), School of Social Work which includes Health Administration.
Supported scholarships and funds include:
(click on fund name to donate online)
College of Allied Health Sciences – at the Dean’s Level
- Dean’s Discretionary Fund
Dean’s support for programmatic needs, facility upgrades, student travel and activities; and purchases of clinical learning equipment
- College of Allied Health Sciences Annual Fund
Unrestricted funds that are used to support faculty, students, and programs where the need is greatest.
- SOAR Scholarship Fund
Student Opportunities for Achieving Recognition (SOAR) scholarships are merit-based and awarded to CAHS undergraduate and transfer students.
Analytical & Diagnostic
- The Dr. Colin R & Margaret E. Macpherson Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarship assistance to qualified students enrolled in Clinical Lab Sciences in the Department of Analytical and Diagnostic Sciences
- Analytical & Diagnostic Sciences Discretionary Fund
Supports education of advanced medical imaging technologists and medical laboratory scientists
- Robert W. Keith, PhD Audiology Research Endowment Fund
Supports research in audiology that will advance understanding of the auditory system and its function, including student research and assistantship
- Dr. Kenneth Donnelly Endowment Fund
This fund supports the audiology clinics and clinical education of our CSD graduate students.
- Southwestern Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association Scholarship Fund
For a first year graduate student in speech-language pathology or audiology
- Communication Sciences and Disorders Fund
Supports education of speech-language pathologists, audiologists and speech, language, hearing scientists
- Alzheimer's Disease and Language Fund
Supports communication research and service to individuals with Alzheimer
- Otter Animal Audiology Endowment Fund
Supports the education for and testing of canine hearing through the Laboratory for Animal Biocoustics (the FETCH Lab), named in honor of Otter the dog, recipient of the first canine hearing aid
Health Information Management
- Health Information Management Scholarship Fund
Supports student scholarships in the Health Information Management program
- Nutrition Discretionary Fund
Funding and donations will be used for student scholarships, support of pilot research projects by faculty and students, and support in teaching
- Nutritionional Sciences Department Scholarship Fund
- Pacholder Foundation Student Aid Fund
Established by Sylvia Pacholder and her husband to serve as a source of emergency scholarships for students in the PT and PTA programs
- Rehabilitation Sciences Scholarship Fund
Supports student scholarships
- Rehabilitation Sciences Discretionary Fund
Funds used to purchase equipment for use in the teaching labs to enhance student learning
- Amanda Blackmon Heitkamp Scholarship Fund
This scholarship has been established in memory of Amanda Blackmon Heitkamp, a 2009 DPT alumni who passed away in 2012 of ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease). Amanda graduated in the first DPT class for UC and she received her Health Sciences degree in 2003 from UC. Amanda’s character endeared her to her classmates and faculty and she established herself as an outstanding individual who was passionate about the profession, truly dedicating herself to the caring for and giving to others.
This scholarship will support two students in their 2nd year of the DPT program who possess many of the wonderful qualities as Amanda. Preference will be given to graduates of CAHS’s Health Sciences degree.
- School of Social Work Annual Fund – provides emergency funding for students
- Jean Sepate and Peter E. Djuric School of Social Work Endowment Fund - Supports Master's of Social Work students with a 3.0 gpa and with the desire to serve in areas where the need for mentorship is greatest. Preference given to African-American males.