Community Hospital-Fairfax Auxiliary sponsors a healthcare educational scholarship program. This program provides assistance with healthcare education at any approved educational institution. The following information explains the guidelines of this scholarship program in a healthcare field.

Students who are currently accepted for admission to an approved educational institution in a health care program are considered for this scholarship. Students may be newly accepted or currently enrolled and taking classes for a degree or higher degree or advanced training in a healthcare field.

Criteria for selection includes: prior academic achievement and honors; community services and other indications of services in healthcare; possible interest in pursuing career with Community Hospital-Fairfax (not mandatory);two references: one educational and one personal (non-relative).

The amount of scholarship funds available will be decided by the Auxiliary each year. Scholarships may be renewed in subsequent years of schooling.

Applications are available at Atchison County Mail in Rock Port, Tarkio City Hall, or Fairfax City Hall. Applications can be downloaded from CH-F’s website (fairfaxmed.com) and submitted to the Auxiliary to Scholarship Chairman, Marilyn Alldredge, P.O. Box 45, Fairfax, MO 64446.

Scholarships are considered once a year for the fall semester. The completed applications must be submitted by June 30, 2020. For more information, call Marilyn Alldredge, 660-744-3146.