NURSING AND HEALTH CARE MAJORS:
The Health Professions Education Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Youth Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention-Leadership Recognition Program.
Youth between the ages of 16 - 24 who have demonstrated leadership in pregnancy prevention. Peer counselors, peer educators, and/or peer providers.
Each scholarship is $25,000 (paid over a 5 year period at $5,000 per year). $250,000 in total funding is available. This will fund 10 scholarships.
Provide financial incentive to encourage youth to continue on and pursue a career in the health professions.
Youth must apply the scholarship funding to a health professional education. After graduation, practice their profession in a medically under served area of California.
Applications must be received by the first week of November (see website for exact dates).
I would like to call on each of you to spread the word about this terrific program to potential candidates. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Please feel free to print and distribute the attached application form.
Applications are also available on the Foundation Web site at:
or by calling the Foundation office at (800) 773-1669.