ProHealth Care and Diversity Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: March 29, 2019 3:00 pm CDT

ProHealth Care has established a scholarship program to assist students who plan to continue education in college or vocational school programs. Funding for these scholarships is provided by the medical staffs at Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital and Waukesha Memorial Hospital Volunteer Services. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study in an eligible field, at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants of the ProHealth Care and Diversity Scholarship Program award must be:

  • High school seniors or graduates of any Waukesha County high school;
    OR
    current employees of ProHealth Care;
    OR
    current Waukesha County residents
  • Planning to enroll or are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate course of study in an eligible* field at an accredited four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year

Students pursuing a pre-medical degree are not eligible for this program.

*Eligible fields of study include:

  • Anethesia Technology
  • Cardiovascular Technology
  • Interventional Technology
  • Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Tech
  • Medical Sonography
  • Nursing – BSN or AND
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Surgical Technology

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive:

  • Up to eight (8) ProHealth Care awards of $1,000 each
  • One (1) Oconomowoc High School award of $1,000
  • One (1) Waukesha Memorial Hospital Volunteer
  • One (1) Diversity award of $3,000

Qualified, diverse applicants will be considered for both scholarships, but may be awarded only one scholarship.

Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Financial need will be considered.

Awards are for undergraduate study only, (except Pharmacist and Physical Therapy fields of study).

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • academic record
  • demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • honors
  • work experience
  • statement of goals and aspirations
  • unusual personal or family circumstances
  • an outside appraisal

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of ProHealth Care play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of ProHealth Care. Awards will be paid in one installment in August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  1. A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken
  2. Completed Applicant Appraisal Form

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

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