Ruth Marie Park Scholarship Fund for Advancement in Healthcare
This scholarship opportunity provides scholarships to non-traditional students who are currently professionals in the healthcare field and pursing advancement or, non-traditional students who are aspiring to attain credentials for entry into the professional healthcare field. For purposes of the scholarship, a non-traditional student is defined as a person who has been out of high school for at least two years prior to applying for the scholarship.
The students eligible for assistance shall:
- Be female
- Have been out of high school for at least two years prior to applying for the scholarship
- Residents of one of the following seven counties: Jackson, Platte, Clay and Cass counties in Missouri; and Sedgwick, Wyandotte and Johnson counties in Kansas
- Demonstrate acceptance into an accredited healthcare program within a public, private or nonprofit educational institution.
- Demonstrate financial need