Columbia Basin Care Foundation Offers Scholarships for Health Careers

March 18, 2019
The Columbia Basin Care Foundation is empowering individuals through education by offering scholarships for health-related studies. 

The $2,500 scholarships will support healthcare education in a variety of areas, such as nursing, public health, food and nutrition, social services, health and wellness, and more. Funds may be used for health-related studies at any college, university, or trade school. 

Scholarships will be awarded in two categories: Residents of the Columbia River Gorge, and Employees of Columbia Basin Care. 

Scholarship for Residents of the Columbia River Gorge
This $2,500 scholarship encourages and supports individuals pursuing careers in healthcare fields. Applicants must live within the Columbia Gorge region. 

Scholarship for Employees of Columbia Basin Care
This $2,500 scholarship encourages and supports employees who wish to further their education in order to better perform in their current position or to secure increased responsibility and advancement within the company. All employees are eligible to apply. Funds may be used for health-related studies at any college, university, or trade school. 

Apply now
Scholarship applications are available at Columbia Basin Care, located at 1015 Webber St. in The Dalles, and also available at Mail or hand deliver completed application by May 15, 2019.  Scholarships awards will be announced in July 2019.  

About the Foundation
The Columbia Basin Care Foundation is the charitable arm of Columbia Basin Care. Located in The Dalles, Columbia Basin Care is the region’s only community-owned, not-for-profit facility for short-stay rehabilitation and long-term care. The skilled nursing facility was awarded ‘Best Nursing Homes’ status by U.S. News & World Report,and has earned a Five-Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 
Columbia Basin Care is located at 1015 Webber St., The Dalles, Ore. 541-296-2156,
Drew Myron, Marketing Director
(541) 296-2156