APPLICATION 2020 OPENS JAN. 1st!
Note: Scholarships and prizes will vary annually and are based on academic excellence and financial need.
Students pursuing careers in the health care profession ONLY should apply.
Applicants must be African American students
Applicants must be graduating High School Seniors
Students from anywhere in the United States can apply
Applicants must attend a two/four year university or technical school
Scholarship awards must be used for tuition, books, fees or other need while attending the institution
You must submit your materials through the Foundation's online application system
Materials submitted separately will NOT be considered.
Create one file (preferably as PDF) and upload the following supporting documents with your application:
cover letter and resume (feel free to be creative)
one personal essay – design your own topic of choice (no more than one page)
two letters of recommendation
current transcripts (unofficial or official)
a copy of college letter of acceptance (if available)
April 30, 2020 11:59 PM EST *(Applications received after deadline will not be accepted)
Winners will be announced June 21, 2020
What we seek in a candidate
Dreamer - with a promising future in the health profession
Brand Ambassador - will represent our brand well
Creative Essays - personal touch with quality of thought and expression
Academic performance - evidenced by course curriculum
Meticulous - organized appearance/mistake free application
Ambitious - the healthy kind
Game changer - a desire to make a difference
Character - honest and transparent
Endorsements - strong letters of recommendation
Gratitude - appreciative to donors for making college dreams come true
Not just a scholarship winner but become a part of our family - our legacy