August 1 Deadline for Applying
The WCA Group Health Trust 2015 scholarship program is now open and accepting applications through August 1. Winners will be notified in mid-September.
Apply for a 2015 WCA Group Health Trust scholarship here.
The GHT scholarship targets students seeking careers in health services fields and who are full-time upperclass students. Additionally, the applicant or the applicant's spouse, parent, grandparent or guardian must be an employee of a GHT member.
The applicant must enroll full-time at a Wisconsin college in the fall 2015 term as either:
1. (1) a second-year student at a technical college; or (2) an upper class (at least third-year) student at a four-year university
2. The applicant must be working towards a career in health services. Special consideration will be given to those majoring in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology or dental hygiene.
3. The applicant or the applicant's spouse, parent, grandparent or guardian must be an employee of a member of WCA Group Health Trust.
The program awards up to $10,000 in scholarships total, with $1,000 awards going to technical college students and $2,000 awards going to four-year college students.
Scholarship recipients will be selected by an independent panel of current and former educators based on scores received in the following categories: future goals and career plans, grade point average, community involvement, the quality of their writing and a letter of recommendation.