Pratt County Medical Society Offers Scholarship Fund
The Pratt County Medical Society announces the opening of its annual scholarship fund for students of South Central Kansas entering a health care profession. The $1000 scholarship will be awarded to one student.
High school seniors that are from or attend schools in the following counties: Barber, Comanche, Edwards, Kingman, Kiowa, Pratt and Stafford.
Students must be recommended by their counselors.
Students must shadow physicians, physician assistants, advanced nurse practitioners or registered nurses for two to four hours in the following medical specialties: Internal Medicine, Surgery and Family Practice.
After completing the shadowing, students must write an essay about the health care field and his/her shadowing experience.
Finalists will be chosen and interviewed by a committee.
This scholarship is designed to inform and encourage students to enter the medical field. The Pratt County Medical Society is excited to meet with students and answer any of their health care questions. To recommend a student and to arrange a shadowing session, call Kim Stivers, Pratt Regional Medical Center Community Services Director, at (620) 450-1444 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .
The deadline for the Pratt County Medical Society Scholarship Fund is March 31, 2010. Students must have their shadowing sessions completed and essays turned in by this date in order to be eligible for consideration for the scholarship. The recipient will be announced in May, 2010.