Six Health-Care Scholarships Open to High School Seniors

Each year, Mercy Medical Center Redding awards six scholarships to local high school seniors who will be entering college in the fall and majoring in a health care related field. This program allows Mercy an opportunity to invest in the youth of our community to help make the future a healthier place. Details of the Scholarship Program follow.

Available funding:

A total of $5,000 is available to be awarded. There are four $1,000 scholarships and two $500 scholarships available. Any graduating senior can apply for a scholarship. Due to the availability of funds and number of applications received, amounts awarded to each individual will be at the discretion of the Mercy Medical Center Redding Scholarship Committee.

Minimum Criteria for a Scholarship:

Scholarship applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Declaration of a health career oriented Major
  • Financial Need
  • Involvement in School/Extracurricular Activities
  • Involvement in Community Activities
  • Applicants must be enrolled and scheduled to begin college in the Fall of 2011

Application Deadline – EXTENDED:

Each application is due to Mercy Medical Center Redding by 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2011 (postmarks will be accepted).

If students are interested in applying for a scholarship, an application must be submitted. Applications can be obtained by contacting Alexis Ross by phone 530-225-6114 or email

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