United Service Association for Health Care Scholarship Program
07/21/2010

Scholarship Program offered by United Service Association for Health Care

Online PR News – 21-July-2010 – – United Service Association For Health Care (USA+) is a non-profit corporation chartered in Washington, D.C., in 1983. The organization was formed to promote the adoption of equitable health care policy in the United States, engage in nonpartisan research, study and analysis for the benefit of the general public regarding the health care system and on occasion; publish the results of our research.

United Service Association for Health Care is committed to the promotion of equal access to health care for all Americans. In order to ensure equal access to health care, it is important that there are sufficient medical providers available to serve the public. For that reason, United Service Association for Health Care developed a scholarship program. This program will provide scholarships to outstanding high school seniors that show promise of continued academic performance. This program is only available to dependent children and grand children of United Service Association for Health Care members and will allow deserving students to attain their educational goals.

Award:
United Service Association for Health Care will award five (5) scholarships each academic school year. The scholarships are payable to each student at $1,250 per semester and $2,500 per school year. The United Service Association for Health Care Scholarship is for four consecutive semesters (Fall and Spring), with a total award of $5,000 to each student. The award is only applicable to students whose degree program is in a medical related field.

Eligibility:
Members that have maintained good standing for at least six consecutive months are eligible to submit a scholarship application on behalf of their dependent children and grand children.

Good Standing:
Good Standing shall mean the status of a Member whose Membership dues have been paid current and no Membership dues are or have been past due. If the Member neglects to pay the required dues in any given month, the Member is not eligible.

Scholarship Award Criteria:
Applicants scheduled course of study must be a medical related field and the recipient must be a full time student (minimum of 12 hours per semester). The selection criteria that will be used will include the following:

• Academic achievement, including grades, rank in class, standardized test scores and achievement test scores. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

• Community/extracurricular involvement

• Leadership

• Participation in specific activities.

• Awards and recognition.

• Work history

• Personal or family attributes

• Field of Study: Must be health care related, such as: Nursing, Radiology, School of Medicine, Nuclear medicine, etc.

For more information of United Service Association for Health Care Scholarship Program Please Visit: http://usahc.com/articles/USA_Plus_Scholarship_Program.pdf

About United Service Association for Health Care:

United Service Association For Health Care (USA+) is a non-profit corporation chartered in Washington, D.C., in 1983. United Service Association for Health Care was formed to promote the adoption of equitable health care policy in the United States, engage in nonpartisan research, study and analysis for the benefit of the general public regarding the health care system of the United States and on occasion; publish the results of our research.