Renewed HRSA Award: Empowering Progress and Advancing Equity for AZ-HOPE

We are thrilled to announce that our HRSA award to support AZ-HOPE has been competitively renewed! We recently shared with you the celebration of the last five year’s accomplishments, today we are most excited for the recognition of external peer review and governmental endorsement of the contributions we have collectively contributed to.
This $3.25 Million five year renewal presents us with an extraordinary opportunity to build upon the momentum and knowledge gained over the past five years. By channeling our collective energy and leveraging the insights we've garnered, we can forge ahead in our mission to provide unwavering support to our disadvantaged students. With our sights set on the goal of health equity, we are poised to make even greater strides in our journey ahead.
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Arizona Health Opportunities Pathways to Excellence (AZ-HOPE)

AZ-HOPE is a collaboration between academic and community partners sharing the goal of promoting and supporting the pipeline of allied health and health professionals in the state of Arizona.

AZ-HOPE is recruiting students who have an interest in strengthening their competitiveness and successful admission and completion of allied health and professional degrees. This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and is designed to help individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (economically or educationally), with special emphasis on individuals from rural and medically underserved communities. 

Students and aspiring students to any Arizona allied health or health professions programs are eligible to apply (non-UA students are also encouraged to apply).

Who should apply?

  • Rising Junior and Senior in High School students
  • Allied Health Professions degree students
  • Community College students - particularly those with an expressed interest in transferring to a 4-year pre-health or health professions program
  • Undergraduate students pursuing Health Professions (HP) careers
  • Adult Non-Traditional Learners (including Military Veterans)
  • Advanced Health Professions degree students (including conditional admissions Post-baccalaureate programs

Deadline: Applications will open soon for Year 5 AZ-HOPE Ambassadors & Scholars 

If you are interested please complete this form and we will follow up with you:

This website is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), under grant number D18HP32129 Health Careers Opportunity Program, as part of an award totaling $3,199,800 with 100 percent financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit