Heritage Valley Beaver and Heritage Valley Sewickley Medical Staffs Offer Health Care Scholarships

Residents in the Heritage Valley Beaver and Heritage Valley Sewickley service areas who are pursuing an education in a health care career field are invited to apply for scholarships of various amounts awarded by the medical staffs of each hospital campus.

The Heritage Valley Beaver and Heritage Valley Sewickley Medical Staffs established and contribute to funds within each hospital’s respective Foundation to support Beaver County and northwest Allegheny County residents in their pursuit of a health care profession. Heritage Valley physicians and other individuals who share this vision to encourage academic achievement in the medical sciences contribute to the scholarship funds.

Applicants can be in their senior year of high school, high school graduates, or current post-secondary students (ex. nursing school, undergraduate university, medical school, etc.).  Students must provide proof of matriculation or current enrollment in order to receive any scholarship monies.

A committee of Heritage Valley Medical Staff physicians at each hospital reviews the applications. Scholarship selection is based upon academic achievement, involvement in school and community activities, financial need, work and volunteer experience and plans for a career in a medical field. The application deadline is May 31, 2016. Scholarships will be awarded by June 30, 2016.

To download a scholarship application, please visit the Heritage Valley website at  http://www.heritagevalley.org/pages/heritage-valley-medical-staffs-scholarship


About Heritage Valley Health System

Heritage Valley Health System is a $480 million integrated delivery network providing comprehensive health care for residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties, in Pennsylvania; eastern Ohio; and the panhandle of West Virginia. In partnership with 3,700 employees and more than 480 physicians, Heritage Valley offers a broad range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services at its two hospitals, Heritage Valley Sewickley and Heritage Valley Beaver; in 60 physician offices; and 18 community satellite facilities.  For more information about Heritage Valley Health System, please visit www.heritagevalley.org.