Newman Regional Health Auxiliary Scholarship Fund

Applications available in Mrs. Smith’s Office

Deadline for applications to be submitted is April 19, 2013 for persons interested in applying for this scholarship for the 2013-14 Academic Year.


Return applications to:

Kristi Nichols

Newman Regional Health Auxiliary

1201 West 12th Avenue

Emporia, KS  66801


The purpose of this scholarship is to provide an opportunity for individuals to pursue an education in an area of healthcare including but not limited to the areas of pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, nursing and applicable non-clinical healthcare fields.  Employees of Newman Regional Health pursuing advanced certification and/or degree areas would be considered.


The following guidelines will be used when determining eligibility and qualifications of scholarship applicants:

a)      A scholarship committee consisting of the Auxiliary president, volunteer coordinator, two Auxiliary board members appointed annually and Foundation Executive Director will review applications and select recipient/s.

b)      The scholarship committee reserves the right to provide one or more scholarships, in varying amounts, to qualified applicants.

c)      If there are no qualified applicants, the scholarship committee will forego providing scholarships until the following year.

d)      An applicant must provide proof of enrollment in an accredited Kansas university, community college or technical college and be pursuing a degree and/or certification leading to a health related career.

e)      Selection will be given from the following:

  1. Students from Lyon County
  2. Student from Chase, Greenwood, Osage, Morris and Coffey counties will be eligible

f)       Students must have a minimum cumulative high school GPA or equivalent, or college GPA of 2.70.

g)      Scholarship funds will be divided between the fall and spring semesters. Applicants must provide proof of continued enrollment, previous semester grades in December and maintain minimum GPA requirement in order to receive the final scholarship payment.

h)      Scholarship awards will be sent directly to the post-secondary institution for distribution to the student’s account.

i)        Students must reapply for scholarship renewal.


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