Open Accessibility Menu

HRRMC Foundation presents Mehos Scholarship

The Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation recently announced Kathryn Edgington of Salida as the 2019 recipient of the Dr. William G. Mehos Scholarship. She was awarded $1,250.

Edgington will attend California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. She plans to study biological sciences and then pursue a medical degree.

Prerequisites of the scholarship include a declared college major related to the health care field; attendance at a public school within the Salida Hospital District; a narrative explaining why he/she would like to receive the award; an outline of extracurricular activities; two letters of recommendation; and a copy of the student’s high school transcript.

The Dr. William G. Mehos Scholarship Program began in 2004. All applications are reviewed by a selection committee and scored on pre-established criteria.

The HRRMC Foundation provides the hospital with financial support to facilitate innovative programs and provide state-of-the-art health care services to the Salida Hospital District.