Scholarship Resources

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

Eligibility Policy and Areas of Major Interest

Scholarship guidelines are listed below or in a PDF file that can be downloaded here for reference during the process. Please contact scholarship@lshealthcare.org via e-mail if you have any questions concerning this procedure.

The Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation awards multiple scholarships in the amount of up to $5,000 each in support of academic studies leading to a career in a medical or healthcare discipline.  Scholarships are awarded for tuition only and must be used in the following academic year.

These scholarships will support studies in the following areas:

  • GLSHF Scholarship ResourcesMedicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiology Technology
  • Other Allied Healthcare fields

To be eligible for these scholarship awards, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  1. The person 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 upon request.)
  2. The applicant must have completed studies in his/her chosen healthcare field. (For a two-year program, the student must have completed at least one semester of study in order to apply. For a four-year program, s/he must have completed at least three semesters of study and be accepted into the healthcare study program.) A medical student must have completed his/her undergraduate degree and be accepted to a medical school to be eligible.
  3. The applicant must have at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

The time frame for getting applications and supporting documentation in for consideration is as follows:

- EVERYTHING IS DUE MARCH 1 – Late materials will not be accepted.

Applications and all required attachments must be submitted (postmarked) no later than March 1.  Awards will be announced following the April GLSHF Board Meeting. Funds will be sent directly to the educational institution prior to the Fall term.

Questions concerning these scholarships should be sent through the GLSHF website.

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