Turn your educational dream into reality with the help of this St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship Program. This funding promise is made possible by St. David’s Foundation to nurture the next generation of health care professionals. Whether you’re a high school senior searching for scholarships, a healthcare professional with a passion for mentoring, or a philanthropist requiring to our community’s health, you can be a part of this funding program currently open for applications. Interested candidates must be a high school senior within Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, or Williamson counties.
This scholarship was established by St. David’s Foundation with the mission of honouring the vision and community spirit of its longtime CEO. It is granted to those students who successfully exemplify Neal Kocurek’s leadership and commitment to the community. This foundation offers this award based on students‘ financial need and academic merit. Through this program, each participant will gain a robust tutoring program, wellness coaching, mental health services, and financial assistance. Apart from this, selected candidates will be paired with an accomplished medical professional, who provides priceless mentorship throughout the scholar’s entire college journey.
St. David’s Foundation is considered to be one of the largest health foundations available across the United States. This foundation has been investing in solving the most pressing health challenges across our entire community, especially for those traditionally left out. It invests $75 million each year in a five-county area surrounding Austin, Texas. So far, it has improved the health prospects for hundreds of thousands of Central Texans through its investment.
Please take a look at the given table to get quick information about the scholarship:
|Organization||St. David’s Foundation|
|Educational Level||College and University|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
|Nationality||United States Citizen and legal non-citizen resident|
|Application Deadline||January 8, 2021|
Who May Be Eligible
Candidates with the following credential are eligible to apply:
- Candidates must be a high school senior within Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson counties
- Applicants are accepted at an accredited college or university in Texas to pursue a degree in a healthcare-related discipline
- Psychology or social work students accepted for students planning to work in a medical environment
- All the students must attend an accredited college or university in Texas as a full-time student (12+ units/semester)
- Students must be able to attend an in-person interview.
- Applicants must be a United States Citizen or a legal non-citizen resident in the United States.
- Applicants must pass a background check. There can be no conviction for violating any federal or state laws for alcohol or drugs
How to Apply
Interested candidates can apply for this scholarship opportunity through the online portal of St. David’s Foundation. Moreover, applicants are required to send their application to the foundation on time with all required documents. The information provided in the application form must be legit and complete.
This scholarship will provide all eligible candidates with the robust tutoring program, wellness coaching, mental health services, and financial assistance. Besides this, each recipient is paired with an accomplished medical professional, who provides priceless mentorship throughout the scholar’s entire college journey.
The last date to submit your application is January 8, 2021. Applications are strongly encouraged to apply by this date as the late application can cause disqualification.