Up to five $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to students who are attending or planning to attend a school of higher learning for a degree in an ancillary, medically related field. Applicants who are currently employed in the medical field in Hereford and desire to pursue additional training will be considered the strongest candidates for the scholarships. These medical fields include, but are not necessarily restricted to nursing, diagnostic imaging, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, speech therapy, laboratory, emergency medical service, dental assisting, and dental hygiene.
Applicants should supply the foundation with the following information to be considered for the scholarship.
- Three letters of recommendation, one from a personal reference and two from teachers or employers.
- A copy of the applicant’s most recent college transcript.
- If not currently enrolled in a school of higher learning, a copy of the applicant’s ACT/SAT scores or other college admission test scores and a copy of their high school diploma.
- Completed application in the applicant’s own handwriting.
The Foundation’s Scholarship Committee will consider the following qualities in the applicant when making the selection.
Your grade averages in school must be acceptable for college training.
You should be self-motivated.
Financial hardships or need for the scholarship will also be considered.
Your personal commitment to improving healthcare in Hereford, Texas.
The scholarship will be paid in two installments. One half will be paid at the time of enrollment and acceptance at a recognized school of higher learning. The second half of the scholarship will be paid at the beginning of the second semester, after proof of acceptable grades during the first semester. Scholarship money will be paid in the form of a check made payable to the school of your choice.
The completed application and all documents should be returned to:
Khuri Healthcare Foundation
P.O. Box 2663
Hereford, Texas 79045
Download the application here.