Heart of the Rockies Medical Center Foundation Offers Scholarships for Healthcare Careers

The Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (HRRMC) Foundation is proud to announce the availability of two scholarships, each valued at $2,500, aimed at supporting current college students with aspirations of pursuing careers in healthcare. Named in honor of Charles Forster, a dedicated HRRMC board and Foundation member, these scholarships aim to empower and encourage individuals from the Salida Hospital District.

The Charles Forster scholarships are open to any college student residing within the Salida Hospital District, which encompasses the entirety of Chaffee, western Fremont, and northern Saguache counties. These scholarships serve as a testament to the Foundation’s commitment to nurturing local talent and fostering the next generation of healthcare professionals.

In addition to the Charles Forster scholarships, the HRRMC Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the Annie Little Memorial scholarship. This $2,500 scholarship is specifically tailored for graduates of Buena Vista High School who have pursued studies in healthcare at an accredited post-high school institution for one or more years.

Applications for both scholarships are now being accepted, with all materials due by the end of business on Friday. Interested candidates can download the guidelines and application forms from the HRRMC Foundation’s website at hrrmc.com/foundation.

These scholarships not only provide financial assistance but also serve as a tribute to individuals who have made significant contributions to the healthcare community. The legacy of Charles Forster and the spirit of Annie Little live on through these scholarships, empowering future healthcare leaders to make a difference in their communities.

For aspiring healthcare professionals within the Salida Hospital District, these scholarships offer a unique opportunity to pursue their dreams and make a positive impact in the field of healthcare. Apply today and take the first step towards a rewarding career in healthcare with the support of the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation.

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