Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley, California—The Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Auxiliary (SYVCHA) offers $3,000 scholarships each year to Santa Ynez Valley residents who wish to pursue careers in a health or medical-related field. The Auxiliary is pleased to announce that applications for 2018 scholarships are being accepted from February 15 through March 15, 2018.
All scholarship applicants must meet the following requirements: currently reside in the Santa Ynez Valley, currently in or planning to enter the health or medical-related fields, have a letter of acceptance to an accredited college or university; have a minimum GPA 3.5; submit a one-page typed essay articulating academic goals and future professional plans and provide at least one (1) letter from a volunteer supervisor verifying community service.
Applications received after March 15, 2018, will not be accepted. Scholarship winners will be contacted in early April 2018 and will be invited to attend and accept their scholarship check at the annual SYVCH Auxiliary Thank You Picnic in Santa Ynez at Noon on April 25, 2018.
The scholarship application form and complete instructions can be found here: www.cottagehealth.org/syvch.