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AAUW Morgan Hill Lauren Jenkins Healthcare Scholarship


March 01, 2021

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  • Scholarship Description
  • This scholarship is in honor of Lauren Jenkins (1958-2015), a geneticist and former member of AAUW Morgan Hill. Lauren believed in the advancement of women and girls through education and actively worked with them to advance their technical skills and scientific goals. Lauren was the founder of Girls Engaged in Math and Science (GEMS).
    The purpose of this scholarship is to support women pursuing careers in healthcare. Selection of the recipients is based on academic commitment, goals, a genuine financial need and a connection to the South County area (i.e. Morgan Hill, San Martin, Gilroy or Hollister, CA). Other factors, such as community service and leadership will be considered. The amount awarded for this scholarship varies from $500 - $2000. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
  • Contact
  • healthcare@aauwmh.org
  • PO Box 1528
  • Morgan Hill, CA 95038
  • healthcare@aauwmh.org

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Alyssa R  on 3/1/2020 10:43:28 PM

Thank you for providing me with the opportunity to receive this scholarship. With higher education being so expensive, it is great to see organizations provide young students with the chance to help reduce the overall costs of attending college. Thank you again!

Atea Garrett  on 3/1/2020 2:28:39 PM

I am currently a freshman in college and my major is nursing. As a nursing major, students work hard to focus, study and maintain good grades to be the nurse they want to be. This scholarship will help me with my college tuition.

Davanni T  on 2/26/2020 10:45:04 PM

Since I've always dreamed of becoming a nurse I feel like this scholarship is the next perfect step into healthcare.

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