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Dr. William G. Mehos scholarship applications are available

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation is accepting applications for its 2019 Dr. William G. Mehos scholarship for $1,250 for graduating high school seniors who reside in the hospital district.

Applicants must be:

  • A senior attending a high school in Buena Vista, Cotopaxi or Salida.
  • A resident of the Salida Hospital District. The boundary for Cotopaxi applicants is the Salida side of Kerr Gulch Road.
  • Attending college starting fall 2019 with a major/degree in the health-care field.

Applications must include the following:

  1. A completed application form
  2. One-page narrative outlining why the applicant desires to receive the scholarship award
  3. Narratives should be single-spaced, with at least 1-inch margins and 12-point font
  4. An outline of all extracurricular activities
  5. Two letters of recommendation from adults who are not related to the applicant
  6. Copy of high school transcript
  7. ACT or SAT scores

Application packets may be retrieved in the schools’ counseling offices or by calling (719) 530-2218.

Applications need to be mailed and postmarked by April 8. Applications postmarked after this date will not be accepted.

For questions about the application process, contact Kimla Robinson at or (719) 530-2218.