Cathy L. Brock Scholarship

The Cathy L. Brock Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 opportunity, awarded to a single recipient

Applications for the 2016 Scholarship Program are now CLOSED! Application information for the 2017 Scholarship Program will be posted on this site on Oct. 01, 2016.

Cathy L Brock Memorial Scholarship

The Cathy L. Brock Memorial Scholarship recognizes graduate student leaders, who represent ethnically diverse cultural backgrounds, and is named in memory of Cathy L. Brock, Director of Operations for the American Hospital Association's (AHA) Health Research and Educational Trust.  Ms. Brock was dedicated to the Institute's mission of increasing the number of racial and ethnic minorities entering and advancing in the field of health care management.  She served as the Institute's Director of Finance from its inception in 1994 and provided leadership to the Institute's development through her work at HRET.  More than a professional interest, this work was a personal passion for her. 

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Cathy L. Brock Memorial Scholarship, you must...

- Be a naturalized US citizen.

- Be currently enrolled in an MHA or comparable program. (ie. MBA, MPH, MHA, MPA, MSN or BSN).

- Maintain a 3.0 GPA.

- Demonstrate a financial need.

- Demonstrate an interest or commitment to a career in healthcare finance.

Application Instructions


Download a copy of the Scholarship Application here. The Application includes all necessary instructions for applying for this scholarship.


Please do not hesitate to contact our Chris O. Biddle, Membership and Education Specialist at or at (312)-422-2658 if you have any additional questions.

Please Note: All accepted applications for all available scholarships are processed and considered equally for scholarship award. Application for the scholarship does not guarantee award. The Institute for Diversity is under no obligation to quantify the scholarship award criteria beyond the language present on this website.