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2018 Adena Health Foundation/ Healthcare Scholarships

The Adena Health Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships to students throughout Adena Health System's service area who are pursuing an education in healthcare. These scholarships are intended to promote education in a healthcare course of study while enhancing the availability of healthcare providers in the community.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have a high school GPA minimum of 3.3 and diploma or GED score of at least 550 and be residents of the counties considered by Adena Health System to be within its service area. For the current year, students must have permanent residences in the counties of Adams, Athens, Fayette, Gallia, Highland, Hocking, Jackson, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto and Vinton.
  • Eligibility requirements for scholarships will be based on the needs of the hospital and subject to change. Current recipients must re-apply for continuing assistance.
  • Employees of Adena Health System are eligible.

The Scholarship Review Process:

  • Applications are first reviewed for completeness and eligibility. Applications that pass the first review will be evaluated by the committee; whereas, applications that do not pass the first review will not be considered.
  • The committee will take into consideration academic performance, community and school involvement, and the quality of the application and the attention to detail.
  • Each applicant will be notified of the results via U.S. mail or email.
  • Applicants selected for scholarship awards and two guests will be invited to the Scholarship Awards Banquet to honor the achievement. The Banquet will be held in July at PACCAR Medical Education Center, located on the Adena Regional Medical Center campus.

Disbursement of Scholarship Funds:

  • Funds will be paid directly to the school at the beginning of the school year and disbursed by the school on a pro rata basis over the school year.
  • Recipients must maintain a GPA of no less than 3.3 in order for scholarship benefits to continue for subsequent quarters/semesters of the school year.

Scholarship applications can be accessed and downloaded for the Adena Health System website @ www.adena.org/foundation.

Paper applications are also available in the guidance office.

Scholarships are available for the fields of study listed below. Please note special eligibility criteria pertaining to each field of study.

  • Physical Therapist - Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance to the Doctoral program.
  • Speech Therapist - Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance to the Master's/Graduate Program.
  • Audiologist - Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance to the Doctoral program.
  • Licensed Physical/Occupational Therapy Assistant - Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance to the a Physical/Occupational Therapy program.
  • Radiology Technologist - Limited to Nuclear, CT, General (Diagnostic) X-ray, Ultra Sound, Mammography. Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance to an approved Radiology program.
  • Nursing - Limited to second-year students in an Associate's Degree program, or students who have been accepted (or pending) in a Bachelor's or Master's program, including Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist applicants. Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance to the program.
  • Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technologist - Limited to second-year students accepted into the Bachelor's Degree (MT) program or students accepted in an Associate's Degree (MLT) program. Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance to the program.
  • Medicine - Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance to a Medical School.
  • Pharmacy - Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance to a Pharmacy School.

Deadline: Applications MUST be received at the Adena Health Foundation, 9 South Paint Street, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 no later than 4:00pm., Thursday, May 17, 2018, or postmarked on or before this date.

Important: Applicants must provide with the application proof of admission to the academic program of choice. Proof of admission to a college or university does not always constitute admission to the specific program. If admission to the specific program is pending, please indicate "pending" in the application and provide proof as soon as it is available. Such applications will be put on hold until proof is received.

2018 Eileen LeGrand Memorial Scholarship

$500 One-time Award

Requirements from the Applicant:

To download an application, please click here.

Paper applications are available in the guidance office.

Deadline: April 25, 2018 to the guidance office.

2018 Merrill C. Detty Memorial Scholarship

Merrill C. Detty was a lifelong resident of Oak Hill. He graduated from Oak Hill High School in the class of 1964. After graduation, he attended Salem College and later graduated from Ohio University in 1969; he returned to Oak Hill in the fall of 1969 and was hired at OHHS, where he began a 35 year career teaching English, Speech and Mythology, as well as coaching football and track. He earned a Master's Degree from Ohio University in the spring of 1979. After 34 years of teaching in room 38, Mr. Detty moved to the new high school to complete his final year of teaching before retiring in 2004. He said on numerous occasions his students were what he would miss the most. In light of honoring both Mr. Detty and his students, this scholarship has been established in his memory to help another student fulfill his dreams of becoming a teacher.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be entering an Education program at a college or university to become a teacher.

Award Type:

  • The scholarship will be paid upon presentation of proof of enrollment as a full time student in an education program. This proof of enrollment must be presented to the Oak Hill Union Local School District Treasurer.

To download an application, please click here.

Paper applications are also available in the guidance office.

Deadline: Return to the Guidance Office on or before Monday, April 30, 2018.

2018 Oak Hill Union Local Schools Teachers' Union Scholarship

This scholarship is granted to a deserving OHHS senior whose goal is to become a teacher.

To download an application, please click here.

Paper applications are also available in the guidance office.

Deadline: April 30, 2018 to the guidance office.

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