St David’s Community Ambassador Scholarship for Top Health Students

St. David’s Medical Center (A4CH) offers St David’s Community Ambassador Scholarship every year to students pursuing degrees in disciplines that are either directly or indirectly related to the provision of healthcare services. About $153,000 in scholarships were given to 25 students by A4CH. Students who are enrolled in or have been accepted into a Bachelor’s Level or higher healthcare program at the time of application and are attending a Texas college or university are eligible for scholarships. The prizes are given out for only the Fall and Spring semesters, and they are given out per semester.

This scholarship will be given to a Huston-Tillotson University student who is enrolled in a pre-med or pre-health program, and who intends to apply to a bachelor’s degree program in healthcare or higher in Texas following graduation. In the State of Texas, examples of healthcare programs at the bachelor’s level or higher include physical therapy (PT), physician assistant (PA), nursing (BSN or MSN), pharmacy (PharmD), and medicine (MD). Only one prize is given each year, and it is split equally between the Fall and Spring semesters.

The A4CH’s scholarship program, which was established in 1955, is an important component of its goal. Scholarship grants for students majoring in healthcare disciplines have been given out despite changes to the prizes, focus, and procedure over the years. In 1992, a more organized awards tracking system was started. Scholarships awarded since then total over $1.9million.

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Level/Field of Study

This St David’s Community Ambassador Scholarship is intended for students attending a Texas college or university who are enrolled in or have been accepted into a Bachelor’s Level or Higher Healthcare Program at the time of application.

Host Nationality

The St David’s Community Ambassador Scholarship is proudly brought to you by St. David’s Medical Center in Texas, America.

Eligibility for St David’s Community Ambassador Scholarship

The following criteria must be met to qualify for the St David’s Community Ambassador Scholarship. A student must:

  1. Be enrolled or have been accepted into a Bachelor’s degree-level or higher healthcare program in the State of Texas, including but not limited to programs in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, or physical therapy.
  2. For the duration of the scholarship, enrol in classes full-time or at an equivalent level, as established by your educational institution.
  3. Present documentation proving US citizenship or permanent residency
  4. succeed in a background check
  5. Be available on a specific date in April to take part in a phone interview with the Scholarship Committee.
  6. Not be eligible for tuition reimbursement if a St. David’s Healthcare employee

Requirements to Apply for St David’s Community Ambassador Scholarship

A full application contains the following elements:

  • Personal Information
  • Financial Details
  • Essay
  • 2 recent referral letters or letters of reference (LOR): Two completed references, each in a signature-sealed envelope (one copy is included with the application); see below: (Relatives members, including extended family, and friends, unless from a job, professional, or educational setting, may not provide references.) The two references should be from different sources; for instance, one reference may be from an educational source, such as a professor or advisor, and the other could be from a member of the community, such as a volunteer coordinator or employer.
  • CV or resume: a current resume/CV detailing all prior three (3) years’ worth of volunteer and paid work in the field of health; Describe your experiences in detail, including the number of hours you worked each week and the overall number of hours you put in (for volunteer experience)
  • Obtain a copy of your most recent school transcript.
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Deadline for St David’s Community Ambassador Scholarship

The St David’s Community Ambassador Scholarship applications are accepted beginning in December and must be submitted by March 12th.

How to Apply for St David’s Community Ambassador Scholarship

Apply for the scholarship by clicking on the link below. ensure that you submit your application before the deadline so that your application will be considered.

Scholarship Award

Applicants who are selected for a scholarship will be notified by June 1. Additional reporting criteria for scholarship recipients will be specified in the notification email/letter. In August and January, scholarship payments will be transferred directly to your college or university (no exceptions).

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I still eligible to apply if I graduate during the scholarship period but within a semester?

Yes, scholarships are given out each fall and/or spring semester. The duration of the scholarship is from August to May. You would be eligible for one semester’s scholarship, for example, if you planned to graduate in December (fall).

My course started in January and runs until December. For the academic year (summer and fall), am I eligible for this scholarship?

You are qualified to apply, yes. The grant in this case would only be paid for the fall semester because scholarship payments are made for the fall and spring semesters.

I work for St. David’s Medical Center; am I eligible to apply?

An employee may apply for this scholarship program even if they are not eligible for tuition reimbursement.

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