Wednesday, December 30, 2015

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The Greencastle-Antrim Endowment, a component of Summit Endowment, is now accepting applications for its 2016 health education scholarships.

To be eligible, applicants must be graduating seniors from Greencastle-Antrim High School who will pursue a degree in a healthcare field.

“Each year, we receive a high volume of applications from outstanding young men and women planning to pursue degrees to become doctors, nurses, lab technicians and other healthcare professionals,” said Don Barnhart, chair of Greencastle-Antrim Endowment. “We are pleased to announce these scholarships again this year. In addition to three $2,000 awards that are renewable if recipients meet certain criteria, up to four additional one-time $500 awards may be distributed.”

Barnhart stressed the importance of access to quality healthcare and the role recipients will play as leaders in their fields in the coming years.

“Quality healthcare is integral to the well-being of a region and these young people are the next generation in caring for members of our community and world. I’m proud we have so many promising future healthcare professionals right here in Greencastle.”

This is the fifth year Greencastle-Antrim Endowment has offered support for students pursuing a degree in healthcare.

Applications can be found by clicking here or requested by contacting Director of Community Services Ann Spottswood at aspottswood@summithealth.org or (717) 267-4861.

Applicants should submit a scholarship application, a one-page explanation of future educational goals, two letters of recommendation from professional educators or community leaders, and official transcripts from their junior and senior years of high school to Ann Spottswood, 785 Fifth Ave., Suite 1, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201, or aspottswood@summithealth.org.

Applications must be received by 4 p.m. March 10, 2016.