2019 Healthcare Scholarship Applications Now Available

February 11, 2019
NORTH CONWAY, NH –   Applications are now available for Memorial Hospital’s annual scholarship fund, including the Memorial Hospital Scholarship; the Memorial Hospital Volunteers Scholarship Program and the Visiting Nurse Home Care and Hospice of Carroll County (VNHCH) Kathleen Sheehan Memorial Award. The hospital’s scholarship awards are designed to support students in our community pursuing careers in health-related fields.

The Scholarship program specifically seeks to assist those students within the hospital’s service area (towns served by SAU 9, SAU 13 and MSAD 72) who have already demonstrated the successful completion of part of a higher education degree. Adult learners returning to school, changing careers or seeking additional education are encouraged to apply. Students must be accepted into an accredited course of study in a health-related field on at least a half-time basis, and demonstrate successful completion of some earlier portion of their program of study. Each scholarship has its own criteria and interested students are encouraged to view the application online for specifics.

The criteria for each scholarships to be awarded is as follows:

Memorial Hospital Scholarships (up to $4,500) - – The criteria for the Memorial Hospital Scholarship is a high school senior going into a health related field or college student in a health related field. The student must be from SAU 9, SAD 72 or SAU 13.  They can also be a son, daughter or grandson/daughter of an employee or a Memorial Hospital volunteer. The Memorial Hospital Scholarship also applies to employees who are attending college in a health related field.
 
Kathleen Sheehan Memorial Award (up to $1,000) – Must be currently enrolled in an accredited health related field of study program. Must reside in Carroll County, NH or Western Maine.
 
Memorial Hospital Volunteers Scholarship Program (up to $5,000) – Must be an employee or Memorial Hospital volunteer, or the relative of an employee of Memorial Hospital or Memorial Hospital volunteer, who is pursuing health related studies on a full time basis.

Memorial Hospital Volunteers Healthcare Studies Scholarship - (up to $1,000) - Must be a Kennett High School graduating senior pursuing healthcare studies.
 
Candidates must submit an application form online no later than April 1st. Only online applications will be considered. Awards are based on scholastic ability, applicable work experience, essay, and demonstrated financial needs. 

The online application and more information are available online at Memorial Hospital's website, memorialhospitalnh.org/ways-to-give/scholarships