Nuherbs 2019 TCM Scholarships

The 2019 Nuherbs Co. Scholarship Program will award three scholarships to aid students of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in their studies.

  • Nuherbs Scholarship: $2,000.00
  • Herbal Times Scholarship: $1,500.00
  • Jade Dragon Scholarship: $1,000.00

The eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • A current student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0**
  • Attend a participating ACAOM accredited acupuncture school.
  • Submit a completed application, including an essay, to your school´s financial aid office by Friday April 26, 2019.

The 2019 Essay Question:

"Chinese herbal medicine’s rich history has withstood the test of time to retain relevance and value in the 21st century.  With modern advances in science and technology, what can we do as herbal medicine practitioners to ensure the practice forges into the future?"

Read a selection of essays from past years’ winners: 2013, 2014, 2015, 201620172018

About Nuherbs Chinese Medicine Scholarship Program:

Reintroduced in 2007 this industry first scholarship program initially ran from 1999 to 2001. Through this scholarship program, Nuherbs Co. has pledged its ongoing support to the future of Chinese Medicine and this beautiful heritage of healing.

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2019 Scholarship Program Poster

**You must be enrolled in an ACAOM accredited school at the time of the application. You also must plan to attend the Fall 2019 term. Students graduating Spring or Summer 2019 or entering Fall 2019 are not eligible. You do not need to provide transcripts with your application. By processing your applications your schools are verifying that you have the requisite grade point average or its equivalent at schools that do not issue letter or number grades.

2019 Participating Schools

  • Academy for Five Element Acupuncture
  • Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences
  • Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College (AIMC) - Berekely, CA
  • Acupuncture & Massage College
  • Alhambra Medical University
  • American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)
  • AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine - Austin, TX
  • Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine
  • Bastyr University
  • Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts
  • Dragon Rises College of Chinese Medical Arts
  • East West College of Natural Medicine
  • Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine
  • Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine
  • Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Five Branches University: Graduate School of TCM- San Jose, CA
  • Five Branches University: Graduate School of TCM- Santa Cruz, CA
  • Florida College of Integrative Medicine
  • Golden State University
  • Institute of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine 
  • MCPHS University, New England School of Acupuncture
  • Middle Way Acupuncture Institute
  • Midwest College of Oriental Medicine- Racine, WI
  • National University of Health Sciences
  • National University of Natural Medicine
  • New York College of Health Professions
  • New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Nine Star University of Health Sciences
  • Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine- Chicago, IL
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine- New York, NY
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine- San Diego, CA
  • Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture
  • South Baylo University- Anaheim, CA
  • Southern California University of Health Sciences
  • Southwest Acupuncture College- Boulder, CO
  • Southwest Acupuncture College- Santa Fe, NM
  • University of Bridgeport Acupuncture Institute
  • Virgina University of Integrative Medicine
  • Won Institute of Graduate Studies
  • Wongu University of Oriental Medicine
  • Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

If your school wishes to participate in the 2019 Nuherbs Scholarship Program, email