Foundation Announces Healthcare Scholarships Deadlines

Students studying healthcare may be eligible for a scholarships if they previously graduated from a public or private high school in Wicomico County. The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is now accepting applications for two scholarships tailored to studies in healthcare:  the “2017 Dr. Alfred and Ruth Beattie Healthcare Careers Scholarship” and the “2017 Naleppa Family Scholarship.”

The Dr. Alfred and Ruth Beattie Healthcare Career Scholarship requires graduation from public or private high schools in Wicomico County and successfully completed at least one year of undergraduate study in an eligible healthcare program.  Scholarship recipients may reapply for multiple years subject to satisfactory academic performance.  Students with the greatest financial need and strong ties to the Eastern Shore of Maryland will be given priority consideration.  The scholarship award is up to $2000 and the application deadline for the Healthcare Career Scholarship is April 1.

The Naleppa Family Scholarship requires applicants to graduate from a public or private high school in Wicomico County, and have been accepted into a healthcare program. They must be enrolled as a full-time student and priority will be given to students with the greatest financial need and strong ties to the Eastern Shore.  Scholarship awards are up to $500. The scholarship is for one academic year and the deadline for applications is April 1.

All scholarship guidelines and application forms can be found by visiting the Community Foundation’s website at www.cfes.org.

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