Qualified area students in Calvert, Anne Arundel, Charles and St. Mary’s counties are encouraged to apply by March 15 for one of the scholarships awarded by the Calvert Memorial Hospital Foundation. To obtain an application, call 410-535-8178 or download the form by clicking here.
Since the scholarship program began in 1991, the CMH Foundation has given 277 scholarships totaling $330,150 to area students. The scholarship fund was created by an endowment from the Calvert-Arundel Medical Center. Recipients are not required to repay the foundation or accept employment.
Applicants must have been a resident of Maryland for at least one year in order to qualify. Preference is given to residents of Calvert and Anne Arundel County. In order to be eligible, applicant must be a full-time student at an accredited school of nursing or other allied healthcare curriculum offering a course of study leading to licensure as a practical or registered nurse or other allied health-related classification. They also must have a letter accepting them into their major.
For more information, call the foundation office at 410-535-8178. Applications should be mailed to: CMH Foundation, PO Box 2127, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of their application. However, students are responsible for making sure that all of their material has been received.
Healthcare jobs offer many advantages including competitive salaries, generous benefits, flexibility and continued growth. To learn more about a career in health care, consider job shadowing or volunteering at Calvert Memorial Hospital.
Job shadowing allows students 16 and older to spend time with an experienced healthcare professional in their chosen field of interest. For more information or to apply, call the CMH human resources department at 410-535-8122.
Volunteering is another way that students can find out more about their options. To participate, students must be 16 and older, complete an orientation program and commit to four hours per week. For information, call the volunteer coordinator at 410-414-4523.