Kaiser Permanente To Offer $5,000 Scholarships to Hawaii High School Seniors

Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente’s Health Equity Scholarship program is offering $5,000 scholarships to graduating Hawaii high school seniors pursuing a career in the healthcare field.

The scholarship aims to develop healthier communities by helping young people achieve their dreams of going to college and graduate with a healthcare degree.

“At this time when many Hawaii families are struggling financially, we hope to lessen at least one burden so that students don’t have to give up on their dreams of going to college,” said Greg Christian Kaiser Permanente Hawaii president Health Plan and Hospitals.

“Our Health Equity Scholarship Program is part of our mission to care for the communities we serve by encouraging equal access to education and health care.”

Graduating high school students can apply for the scholarship program until May 15. The scholarship awardees will be announced in August 23.

To be a qualified applicant, the graduating student must be enrolling in an accredited four-year university or community college for the 2021-2022 academic school year. The student must have minimum GPA of 2.5 with an interest in pursuing a clinical (physician, nurse, pharmacist) or non-clinical (accounting, finance, public policy) career in the healthcare industry. The student must also have a demonstrated financial need and/or are from underrepresented communities.

To apply for Kaiser Permanente’s Health Equity Scholarship Program, visit kp-health-equity-scholars.hsfts.net.

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