Health Career Scholarships
Community Hospital's Scholarship Loan Program offers participants the opportunity to advance their education and become a team member at our regional healthcare facility.
Community Hospital is a Joint Commission accredited hospital in Southwest Nebraska. Our 25-bed, Critical Access Hospital offers advanced care in family medicine, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, and numerous visiting specialty clinics. Many services and programs keep our hospital supporting our mission: To excel at providing for the healthcare needs of our region through quality, efficient and patient-centered care.
Our Scholarship Loan Program is financed by contributions from our employees, medical staff and community. This program is supported in order to recruit and retain well-educated, dedicated employees for Community Hospital.
The health career General Scholarship Application is provided here for your convenience. We invite you to print the application and return the completed form to Community Hospital Health Foundation, 801 West C Street, P.O. Box 1328, McCook, Nebraska 69001-1328.
In addition to the health career scholarship, benefactors have generously provided funds for endowed scholarship accounts in appreciation for superior healthcare and in understanding the need to recruit and retain a viable healthcare workforce. The Endowed Scholarship Guidelines explain requirements and the review process by Community Hospital’s Scholarship Committee to determine scholarship awards from these endowed scholarship funds. The following endowed scholarships are available.
Jackie Boehm Memorial Scholarship - September 15
Joe and Alice Edwards Scholarship - March 15
Please use the Applicant’s Checklist (below) to assistance you in your application process or contact us if have any questions.
Please use this checklist as you complete your application for one of Community Hospital’s Scholarships. Scholarship deadlines are March 15 and September 15.
1. Complete Scholarship Loan Application
2. Written Autobiography
3. Two (2) Written Personal References
5. Itemized Tuition Statement
6. Acceptance Letter
7. Name and Address of College Attending
1. *Complete Scholarship Loan Application and General Scholarship Documents-See above 2. Typed Essay of 250 words or less “Why I have Chosen the Health Field I Am Pursuing”3. Cover Sheet including Name, Address, Telephone Number4. Name and Address of College Attending
Mail all applications to:Community Hospital Health FoundationPO Box 1328McCook, NE 69001