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Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

Service League Volunteer Scholarships

The Washington Hospital Service League awards the following scholarships annually to Washington Hospital District students who are pursuing studies in a health-realted field. Two health career scholarships are awarded each year to graduating high school seniors and/or college students pursuing studies in a health related field. Each scholarship is for $1000 per year and is renewable each year for three additional years as long as the student remains in a health related program. In addition, the student must continuously remain in good standing with a 2.5 GPA or higher. The scholarship is limited to four years. If additional mones are available, a one-time $1000 scholarship may be offered.

Download the Service League Scholarship Application. Scholarship applications are also available at Washington Hospital lobby desk, 2000 Mowry Avenue in Fremont.

To apply, submit a completed application with an official high school or college transcript and proof of citizenship no later than April 1. After May 1, a committee will interview applicants who meet the above criteria. Recipients of the awards will be notified in late May.

Washington Hospital Healthcare Foundation Scholarships

The Washington Hospital Healthcare Foundation offers two $2,500 scholarships annually, the Steven P. Mitchell, M.D. Scholarship and the Franco Beretta, M.D. Scholarship. Each of these two scholarships is awarded to a college student who is pursuing a medical degree. Applicants must be enrolled in or have proof of acceptance to an accredited U.S. medical school. To qualify, the student must be a resident or former resident of the Washington Township Health Care District or have significant ties to the District. Download an application (2013 application coming soon):

Franco Beretta, M.D. Scholarship or  Steven P. Mitchell, M.D. Scholarship

For more information about these scholarships, including application deadlines, please call the Foundation at (510) 791-3428.

Medical Staff Scholarships

The Washington Hospital Medical Staff offers scholarships each year to students residing within the Washington Township Health Care District who are pursuing careers in the health sciences field.

Devorah Taghioff Memorial Scholarship (High School Applicants Only)
A scholarship in the amount of $750 will be awarded to a resident of the Washington Township Hospital District pursuing studies in the health sciences who has distinguished himself/herself despite having to overcome significant financial or social obstacles. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Mrs. Devorah Taghioff. Application Deadline: May 10, 2013

Robert D. Foley, M.D. Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a resident of the Washington Township Hospital District pursuing studies in the health sciences. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Robert D. Foley, M.D. Application Deadline: May 10, 2013

Medical Staff Scholarship
A scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a resident of the Washington Township Hospital District pursuing studies in the health sciences. The scholarship is awarded in honor of the members of the Washington Hospital Medical Staff. Application Deadline: May 10, 2013

Employee Scholarship
Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually to Washington Hospital employees who are pursuing additional education. This scholarship is awarded in honor of members of the Medical Staff of Washington Hospital.  Application Deadline: May 10, 2013

Nursing Scholarship
Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually by the Medical Staff of Washington Hospital for students currently enrolled in a nursing program. One award is presented to an Ohlone College student and another to a student enrolled at San Jose State University.   Application Deadline: May 10, 2013

For additional information about the scholarship program, please call (510) 791-3446.

Washington Hospital Employee Association (WHEA) Scholarship

The Washington Hospital Employees' Association (WHEA) offers a $2,000 annual scholarship. The Don Pickinpaugh Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a dependent of a Washington Hospital employee. Applications are accepted from February to March every year. For more information about the WHEA Scholarship, please call Kristi Caracappa at (510) 494-7005.

Download the WHEA Scholarship Application. Application Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2013

 

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