Sanford scholarship now available for military and veterans
Sanford Health accepts applications for five $ 5,000 scholarships awarded annually to Veterans, Guard / Reserve or active duty military service members who have demonstrated leadership and commitment to their community. .
The Sanford Health Military and Veteran Scholarship honors those who have advanced their own progress and enriched the lives of others, especially in service, academics, and community engagement.
Interested students should apply online. Applications must be submitted by August 31.
Applicants must be a veteran, active Guard / Reserve or military service member, and a full-time student with a bachelor’s, graduate, or professional degree from an institution. accredited higher education based in the United States. They must also have at least one full year of study remaining.
The scholarship is administered by the Sanford Health Department of Veterans and Military Services and was established in 2018 as part of the healthcare system’s efforts to serve veterans and military personnel through patient care, opportunities for employment and community awareness.
Sanford Health also participates in the Guard and Reserve Employer Support Program, or ESGR. Sanford Health is committed to supporting employee military services and is an advocate for employee involvement in the military.
For all of its efforts, Sanford Health was named one of the recipients of the 2020 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the U.S. government’s highest honor bestowed on employers for supporting National Guard and Reserve employees. The award recognizes employers who provide exceptional support to their on-call and reserve employees. Almost half of the US military is made up of the Guard and the Reserve. The Department of Defense shares these citizen warriors with their civilian employers, many of whom provide important support to their serving employees. This award recognizes employers who provide the most outstanding support to their on-call and reserve employees and is presented annually by the Secretary of Defense.
Sanford Health currently offers many scholarships, including the Sanford Health Equity in Education scholarship. This scholarship is available to first generation Americans, first generation students, and non-traditional students at least 25 years of age.
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