EMPOWER Scholarships

Award Amount
$1,500
Awards Available
2
Deadline
April 30, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The EMPOWER Scholarship, administered by Courage Kenny Foundation, encourages and supports ethnically diverse students who are pursuing a career in a medical or rehabilitation field. The scholarship is made possible by a generous gift from the David M. Hersey Endowment Fund of the Courage Kenny Foundation.

    Applicants must identify how they will use their education and training and demonstrate their interest in rehabilitation. Selection is based on the applicant's stated intentions, past achievements, need, and graduation ranking.

    Eligibility:
    -Ethnically diverse students who have been accepted to or enrolled in a post-high school program
    -Resident of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin or attending school in Minnesota or Western Wisconsin
    -Volunteer hours
    -Pursuing a career in healthcare
    -Minimum GPA of 2.0
    -Financial need

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Kristin Klaustermeier
  • 3915 Golden Valley Road
  • Minneapolis, MN 55422
  • CKRIEMPOWER@allina.com
  • 612-775-2728

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