Scholarship Deadline for 2016 Applicants: March 1

GLSHF offers area students scholarships to support academic studies in Healthcare!

Lee’s Summit, MO – The Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation (GLSHF) announces the opening of the 2016 Scholarship Cycle. The Foundation will award scholarships in an amount up to $8,000 to support academic studies leading to a career in a medical or a healthcare discipline.

These scholarships will support studies in the following areas:

 Medicine  Nursing  Pharmacy  Physical Therapy  Radiology Technology  Other Allied Health Professions

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THESE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS, THE APPLICANT MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

1. The applicant must have lived in Lee’s Summit for a period of at least five (5) years, or have graduated from an area high school. Students must be able to present supporting documentation as part of his or her application.

2. The applicant must have completed one year of studies in his/her chosen health care field. a. For a two-year program, applicant must have completed one year of study. b. For a four-year program, applicant must have completed two years of study and be accepted into the

healthcare study program.

c. A student must have completed his/her undergraduate degree and be accepted into an advanced

allied health program to be eligible.

3. Scholarships are awarded for tuition only. Funds will be sent directly to the educational institution prior to the Fall Term, 2016.

4. The applicant must have at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a student in good standing.

The Scholarship cycle is from January 1 through March 1, 2016. Scholarship applications with all required attachments must be submitted electronically or postmarked no later than March 1, 2016. Late or incomplete applications and/or supporting materials will not be accepted. Scholarship awards will be announced following the May 2016 Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation Board meeting.

Complete scholarship guidelines, applications and other materials are included in a PDF file that can be downloaded and printed from the Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation website.

APPLY NOW

Mailed applications, must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2016 to:

The Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation P.O. Box 571 Lee’s Summit, MO 64063

If emailing application materials, please put “Foundation Scholarship” in subject line: scholarship@lshealthcare.org

If you have additional questions, please contact scholarship@lshealthcare.org via e-mail.

The mission of the Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation is to enhance the health and well-being of the community. The Foundation will manage the funds entrusted to it to ensure perpetuity of the funds and achieve the mission of the Foundation. For more information, the history and a list of Board members, visit the website at www.lshealthcare.org.

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A huge THANK YOU to our community partners:

Greater Lee's Summit Healthcare Foundation

PO Box 571

Lee's Summit, MO 64063

Email: glshf571@gmail.com