Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship – These scholarships are made possible by an annual grant from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Whitehead family was the first to secure an exclusive contract to bottle and sell Coca-Cola throughout most of the United States. Applicants must be young women from the Southeastern states who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate education in one of the SHP programs and who demonstrate a financial need. Selection is made by the SHP Office of Student Recruitment, Engagement and Success. Current School of Health Professions students will need to submit an application through B-SMART to be considered for this scholarship:

For more information contact Office of Student Recruitment, Engagement and Success at (205) 934-4195 or by email at shrp@uab.edu.


Ethel M. and Jessie D. Smith Endowed Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship – This endowment provides scholarships for both the School of Health Professions and School of Nursing. SHP applicants must be admitted to or enrolled in a SHP baccalaureate program and be a resident of the state of Alabama at the time of enrollment. Current School of Health Professions students will need to submit an application through B-SMART Selection is made by the SHP Office of Student Recruitment, Engagement and Success.

For more information contact Student Success at (205) 934-4195 or by email at shrp@uab.edu.