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Applications now open for St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s scholarships; winners recognized at NKYEC event

Applications are now open for the Scholarships Program at Saint Elizabeth Healthcare.

Winners will be honored at the annual Excellence in Education Celebration on April 27, 2022, hosted by both the Northern Kentucky Board of Education and the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

The Saint Elizabeth Scholarship Program offers scholarships of $2,000 to high school seniors in northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana who are pursuing a degree in a health care field including public health, biochemistry, nursing, medicine, behavioral health, occupational health, environmental health, quality and safety, or other the health. related disciplines.

St. Elizabeth created this program to help boost workforce flows and address the shortage of health care workers in Kentucky. In addition, they have developed strategic partnerships with the Beechwood EDGE Program, the Ignite Institute, the NKU Institute for Health Innovation, NaviGo College, Career Prep, and the Dr. James E. Randolph Medical, Healthcare, and Scientific Leadership Program.

“Every three years, St. Elizabeth’s family of physicians and fellows raise money to help improve health in our communities through what we call our ‘Vision’ campaign,” said Dr. Bob Prichard, Executive Vice President and CEO of St. Elizabeth Physicians., Head of Clinical Integration and member of the Board of Directors of the Northern Kentucky Board of Education. “In 2020, our partners chose to raise funds to create a scholarship program and support the next generation of healthcare professionals.”

“Our team is committed to making a lasting impact on the education and lives of local students,” said Carrie Chandler, Vice President of the St. Elizabeth Foundation. “Last spring, we awarded $50,000 in scholarships in an annual celebration of excellence in education and look forward to honoring 25 high school seniors in April.”

“We are grateful to St. Elizabeth for their unwavering support for education and student success, and we are honored to partner with them on this program.” said Dr. Randy Poe, executive director of the Northern Kentucky Board of Education.

“The St. Elizabeth Scholarship Program is a shining example of the workforce development support essential to the region that is provided by Garren Colvin and St. Commerce,” said Brent Cooper, President and CEO of the Northern Kentucky Chamber. “Workforce development is the cornerstone of what we do at NKY Chamber, and it requires collaboration and strategic initiatives like this to succeed.”

Applications are due by 5 PM on January 21, 2022. To apply, visit www.nkyec.org/excellence-in-education-2022.


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