Who Can Apply: Applicant must be a resident of the area served by the Community Foundation (currently Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Randolph, St. Clair and Talladega counties). Awards are made to nontraditional students who are pursuing continuing education, advanced training or certifications in a healthcare career. Students are eligible to apply for the scholarship without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin or disability. Nontraditional students defines a continuum of characteristics, but are generally recognized as students who did not enter post-secondary education in the same calendar year that he or she finished high school.
Submission: An essay is required with the application. The applicant is asked to describe his or her personal aspirations, educational or career goals and how the award will further their contribution to healthcare services. The applicant should conclude the statement by identifying the main reason the committee should award him/her the scholarship.
Deadline: March 1, 2018