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North Carolina Association of Health Care Recruiters (NCAHCR) Scholarship Program

The Deadline to Submit an Application for the 2019 Award is October 13, 2019!

 

Scholarship Program Guidelines

PURPOSE:

The purpose of the scholarship program is to encourage and enable deserving and interested persons to pursue a career in a health profession.

ELIGIBILITY:

Any individual may apply who has been accepted for admission to an accredited nursing or allied health program. These disciplines are designated by the Scholarship Committee and periodically reviewed. The scholarship will only be awarded if the individual will be attending as a full-time student. Generally, the scholarship will not be awarded for a degree program which enhances the applicant’s credentials (example: ADN nurse pursuing BSN) but does not substantially expand the scope of the applicant’s job duties or abilities. Preference will be given to students pursuing their degree in a North Carolina program.

NCAHCR Board and Scholarship Committee family member(s) are ineligible for the scholarship.

ACCEPTABLE PROGRAM:

A program from a properly accredited institution which leads to an associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s or doctorate degree in a health field.

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP:

The scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,500.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

The process of applying for scholarship is as follows:

1. Complete the Scholarship Application Program (directly linked at the end of these guidelines).

2. Upload the below documents at the time of application submission. All parts of the completed application must be submitted electronically.

  • Proof of acceptance into the program in the form of a formal letter of acceptance from the institution or a letter of verification from the Program Chairman.
  • Must have completed a minimum of 1 semester of in the healthcare degree program (outside of prerequisites).
  • A minimum of two (2) appropriate recommendations. Recommendations may be from high school teachers, college instructors, or current/previous employers. Personal references from friends or family are not sufficient.
  • A copy of the applicant’s most recent official college transcript.
  • Submit and upload references and transcript with the application at time of submission.

REVIEW PROCESS:

The application and supporting documentation will be reviewed by a committee who will approve or disapprove the application at their discretion.

All candidates and the recipient will receive notification of the committee’s final decision.

Upon approval of the application, the President of NCAHCR will request a check, payable to the recipient from the treasurer. The President will also coordinate the presentation of the check.

APPLICATION PERIOD:

Applications must be completed and submitted by October 13, 2019. Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.

TAXABLE NATURE OF SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS:

It shall be the responsibility of the scholarship recipient to report the receipt of such funds, as necessary for income tax purposes.

ELIGIBILITY:
NCAHCR Board and Scholarship Committee family member(s) are ineligible for the scholarship.

 

NCAHCR Scholarship Application

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References:

It is the candidate's responsibility to provide at least 2 letters of recommendation which should be uploaded using the tool below.

Recommendations may be from high school teachers , college instructors or current/previous employers.
Personal reference from friends or family are not sufficient (submit and attach all references to the application at time of submission).

The references will need to include their name, professional title, contact information (email address/phone number) with their recommendation.

Upload Supporting Documents Below, Including:

1. Proof of acceptance into the program in the form of a formal letter of acceptance from the institution or a letter of verification from the Program Chairman.

2. : A copy of the most recent official college transcript.

Please Upload Documents Separately Using the Labeled Upload Tools

By submitting this application, I verify all of the information I have provided is accurate and agree to the above guidelines.

The Deadline to Submit an Application is October 13, 2019!