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King’s Daughters accepting scholarship applications

ASHLAND, Ky. — King’s Daughters Health Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships from high school seniors. The scholarship opportunities available are:

King’s Daughters Health Foundation Health Career Scholarship

One $2,500 King’s Daughters Health Foundation Health Career Scholarship will be awarded to a 2016 graduating senior. The winner must be a resident of Boyd, Carter, Greenup or Lawrence counties in Kentucky; Lawrence County in Ohio; or Wayne County in West Virginia, and must be pursuing a career in healthcare.

The scholarship funding will be applied to the first school year’s tuition, room and board, books and lab fees.

The Boyd County Medical Society Scholarship Scholarships

Four $1,500 Boyd County Medical Society scholarships will be awarded in 2016. One scholarship each will be awarded to a senior from Boyd County High School, Paul G. Blazer High School, Fairview High School and Russell High School.

Scholarship funds are applied to the first year’s tuition, room and board, books and lab fees. Students pursuing any field of study are eligible.

Edna and Mildred Monk Memorial Nursing Scholarship

King’s Daughters Health Foundation also will award four $1,000 Edna and Mildred Monk Memorial Nursing Scholarships to graduating seniors who are dependents of King’s Daughters team members.

This $1,000 scholarship supports the first school year’s tuition, room and board, books and lab fees for students pursuing the field of nursing.

Requirements and applications for all scholarships

All scholarship recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA with a minimum of 12 hours of classes per semester. Recipients must also provide the Health Foundation with a copy of transcripts at the end of each semester to receive the next semester’s payment.

Applications are available online by visiting kdhealthfoudnation.com. For more information, please call 606-408-1727.