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Portage Health Foundation Announces James Bogan Health Administration Scholarship


The Portage Health Foundation (PHF) is proud to award the James Bogan Health Administration Scholarship to deserving residents of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties of Michigan. PHF will award one (1) $5,000 scholarship to be paid (per scholarship agreement) upon award each year. It is the intention of PHF that the awarding of this scholarship will assist the individual student with the financial costs and burden associated with pursuing Master’s level program that will help advance their careers in the health care sector.

The scholarship applicant must meet the following criteria to apply and be considered for funding.
Eligible Criteria:
⦁ The student must be enrolled/accepted into a Master’s level program in an accredited institution/program of education;
⦁ Acceptable programs include a Master’s in Business Administration, Master’s in Public Health, Master’s in Health Administration, Master’s in Public Administration; or Master’s in Non-profit Administration.
⦁ Proof of acceptance must be provided with the application;
⦁ The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA or meet the education institution’s minimum GPA and academic requirements for maintenance in the enrolled program;
⦁ The student must be a resident of the four county area identified above;
⦁ The student must be intending to maintain, pursue or advance their career within a health-related occupation/administration opportunity;
⦁ The student must submit a cover letter and accompanying essay in support of their application.

A form-fillable application may be downloaded at www.phfgive.org/request-grants.php


Please prepare a short cover letter and essay that addresses the following questions:
⦁ Why do you want to continue your education;
⦁ What do you hope to accomplish academically while continuing your education;
⦁ How do you hope to use your education once you have completed your training;
⦁ What problem do you want to solve by continuing your education; and
⦁ How do you imagine that your career can be used to help advance the charitable needs of our community?
⦁ How will your advanced education better position you to be a leader in the community?
⦁ How does your ongoing education relate to the Portage Health Foundation’s mission or its five main pillars of emphasis?

Important Dates:
⦁ The student must submit a completed application to the Portage Health Foundation by 3:30 p.m. ET on July 13, 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
⦁ The PHF Fund Development Committee will anonymously review the finalist applications and make the award selection. PHF will mail award letters on or before August 10, 2018.

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