Cass Community Health Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

KANSAS CITY, Mo., (Dec. 21, 2016) – High school seniors in Cass County and Grandview, Missouri who are interested in pursuing degrees in health care are encouraged to apply for scholarships from Cass Community Health Foundation (CCHF).

CCHF awarded a total of $32,000 in scholarships to 25 students in the Cass County area in 2016.

“Cass Community Health Foundation believes encouraging young people to pursue careers in health care is important.  Having adequate staff to care for patients is vital to our local communities. Each year, Cass County high school seniors present a great deal of potential for the future of nursing and other health careers,” Cynthia Randazzo, CCHF president, said. “We will continue to support the young people of Cass County who are passionate about creating healthier communities.”

Scholarships range from $750 to $2,500 each. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 and an ACT score of 20. CCHF awards scholarships to students enrolled at Archie, Belton, Cass Midway, Drexel, Harrisonville, Pleasant Hill, Raymore-Peculiar, Sherwood Cass and Grandview High Schools interested in nursing or other health related degrees. Preference is given to those studying nursing. Students should apply by March 1.

Call 816-276-4218 to learn more about our scholarships.