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HRRMC Foundation offers $2,500 scholarship

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation is offering up to two annual scholarships of $2,500 each for college students planning to pursue a career in health care.

The scholarship is available to any college student who lives or has lived within the Salida Hospital District, which encompasses all of Chaffee, western Fremont and northern Saguache counties.

Applicants must be attending college in the fall of 2017, have a minimum college GPA of 3.2, and already have earned at least 24 college credit hours. Applicants may not be related to an HRRMC Foundation board member. HRRMC employees using the tuition reimbursement benefit are also not eligible.

Deadline for application is Friday, June 16, 2017. To download the complete guidelines and one-page application form, go to and click on the “Foundation” tab at the top of the page.

Applications should be sent to HRRMC Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee, P.O. Box 429, Salida, CO, 81201.

For more information or to request a paper application, call the Foundation office at (719) 530-2218.