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OGHS Foundation Scholarship

OGHS Foundation Scholarship

Opelousas General Health System Foundation Offers Scholarships for St. Landry Parish Students

        Opelousas, La., 03/03/22 – The Opelousas General Health System Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for St. Landry Parish students pursing higher education degrees in the healthcare field.  “We understand that the educational opportunities for individuals may not be realized due to financial constraints, so we are offering scholarships to these students interested in entering the healthcare field.  This is the fifteenth year of the scholarship program,” said Tracey Antee, Executive Director of OGHS Foundation.

            This scholarship fund may be used for courses to further education in medical fields such as nursing, respiratory therapy, radiologic technology, medical records, medical office assistant, patient care technician, and other healthcare related fields as approved by the scholarship committee.  Scholarship amounts may include partial or full payment of tuition at Louisiana State University, Louisiana State University at Alexandria, Louisiana State University at Eunice, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Southern University, or South Louisiana Community College – TH Harris Campus and Lafayette campuses only for the approved healthcare related programs.

            Qualifications for eligibility include:

  • Must be a resident of St. Landry Parish or employee of OGHS
  • Must have applied to one of the above listed institutions for one of the

approved healthcare related programs

  • Must not qualify for the TOPS program

Scholarships are awarded upon the basis of academic background, probability of graduation, maturity, financial status, community involvement, and availability of resources and the needs of Opelousas General Health System.  The amount of the scholarships will vary with each recipient based upon the number of applicants, the amount of funding available and your chosen field.

All scholarships will be awarded in May.  The deadline to turn in applications is March 18, 2022.  The scholarship application may be downloaded at www.opelousasgeneral.com under the heading Foundation. 

For more information please visit https://www.opelousasgeneral.com/oghs-foundation/scholarships/oghs-foundation-scholarship/