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Burrell Scholarship 2017

Burrell Scholarship applications due May 15

The Burrell Endowment with the Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation was created to provide scholarships for the support of individuals' initial or continuing education in a health-related field.

This annual scholarship of $1,000 for tuition is awarded to an individual age 30 and older who is a resident of Elbert County and/or employed full- or part-time at a health care facility in Elbert County. The fund will support his/her initial or continuing education in a health-related field in an accredited technical school, college, or university.

A scholarship application may be obtained in the Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Office located in Administration at Elbert Memorial Hospital or online at www.emhcare.net. Go to Foundation and then Burrell Scholarship Endowment.

The following application forms that have required information will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee:

* Completed Burrell Educational Endowment Scholarship Application Form.

* Official written acceptance by an accredited educational institution.

* Official transcript from high school or General Educational Development (GED) Test and/or any additional educational program(s) showing a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (when applicable) sent directly to address below.

* Two letters of recommendation sent directly to the address below by the individuals who write the recommendations. Letters may be from high school teachers, college professors, and/or previous or current employers.

* All correspondence (application form, acceptance letter from educational institution, transcript(s), and two recommendations) should be mailed to: Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation, Attention: Burrell Educational Endowment Scholarship Committee, 4 Medical Drive, Elberton, GA 30635.

* All required information is due by May 15, 2017.

* After all required information has been received, a personal interview will be scheduled with the scholarship committee.

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