Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority scholarship

by May 13, 2013COMMUNITY sgadugi, Happenings0 comments

The Cherokee Indian Hospital is now taking applications for their CIHA Scholarship.  This scholarship is available to EBCI tribal members in a postsecondary/college who plan to continue or further their education in the health care field.

First priority will be given to former Health Occupations students and students demonstrating proficiency in a health related field.

The applicant must select and make arrangements for a mentor from Cherokee Indian Hospital.    Applicants are required to check in with their mentor at least once a week for the period of the scholarship.

To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a minimum of six college credit hours in post secondary school. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded in August.  The deadline for applications is July 20.  The funding for this scholarship was made possible through donations, silent auctions, drawings, and other activities from employees of Cherokee Indian Hospital.  No healthcare funds were used.

Info: or 497-9163 ext. 6207.  Deadline for applications is July 20, 2013.

– Cherokee Indian Hospital Scholarship Committee