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Jefferson County Health Career scholarships available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 4, 2019

MADRAS, Ore. — Current residents of Jefferson County or graduates of Jefferson County High School are eligible to apply for the Jefferson County Career Scholarship. Funded by the St. Charles Foundation, between two and 10 scholarships—each between $1,000 and $2,500—will be awarded this year.
To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must also be studying for a health-related career and have completed at least six units of classes at an accredited community college, public or private college or university, or an accredited career technical or trade school.
Selection will be based on a combination of the following criteria:

  • Strength of application, especially short essays
  • Personal qualities as described by references
  • Academic achievement and perseverance
  • Financial need

Scholarships may be renewed, but each year applicants must reapply and compete.
To apply, visit StCharlesHealthCare.org. The deadline for applications is April 12.

About St. Charles Foundation
As the philanthropic arm of St. Charles Health System, the Foundation works to support and improve health care in Central and Eastern Oregon. Private donations raised by the Foundation allow St. Charles to build new medical facilities, purchase state-of-the-art medical equipment, keep pace with the latest technological advances and deliver exceptional patient care in a healing environment. The Foundation does more than just raise money for bricks and mortar. The organization also raises money to support many programs that benefit low-income and uninsured patients.

About St. Charles Foundation
As the philanthropic arm of St. Charles Health System, the Foundation works to support and improve health care in Central and Eastern Oregon. Private donations raised by the Foundation allow St. Charles to build new medical facilities, purchase state-of-the-art medical equipment, keep pace with the latest technological advances and deliver exceptional patient care in a healing environment. The Foundation does more than just raise money for bricks and mortar. The organization also raises money to support many programs that benefit low-income and uninsured patients.

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