Fall River Health Services Gives Away $1000 Scholarships
For the third year in a row, Fall River Health Services is offering a $1000 scholarship to a 2024 Fall River County graduate who is planning on attending an accredited college, university, or trade school for an occupation in the healthcare field. Fall River Health Services is also offering a $1000 scholarship to an employee's child that is interested in an occupation in the healthcare field. All youth graduating from Fall River County High Schools and home school programs who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply. It is important to Fall River Health Services that they continue to promote and grow the healthcare profession in their community by providing these scholarships on an annual basis.
To Be Eligible, The Following Criteria Must Be Met:
Must be graduating high school senior from a Fall River County High School or home school program.
Must be accepted to attend a post-secondary institution beginning in the fall of 2024. (This may include a Technical Institution)
Must be actively involved with improving community health through volunteerism/employment.
Must submit an essay of 500-1,000 words on the topic: Why am I interested in the healthcare field?
Must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Selection will be based on:
Financial Need: 10%
Activities Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle: 30%
Volunteerism/Employment in Healthcare Field: 25%
Submit with the application:
Copy of the acceptance letter to school or institution.
Letter of recommendation from community member certifying your interest/activity in healthcare.
Transcript with GPA
Applications must be postmarked by May 2, 2024 and sent to:
Fall River Health Services
Att: Deb Watts
1201 Highway 71 S
Hot Springs, SD 57747