The Hospital Auxiliary is proud to support health care in our community through our scholarship program. Our goal is to provide financial assistance to individuals seeking advanced education in healthcare fields with an emphasis on those studying nursing in the Lowcountry. Scholarships are funded from the proceeds of our Annual Hospital Auxiliary Invitational Golf Tournament. Over the past 35 years this partnership has allowed us to provide approximately $925,000 in scholarships to students pursuing degrees in health care related fields.
Our scholarships are currently designated for:
- Students at the Technical College of the Lowcountry in nursing and allied health programs
- Students at the University of South Carolina Bluffton in nursing programs
- Eligible dependent child or spouse of a Hilton Head Hospital or Coastal Carolina Hospital employee pursuing degrees in the medical field
- The Hospital Auxiliary’s Caring Touch and Women’s Health Programs
The Hospital Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship
- Hilton Head Regional Health Care employee’s dependents and spouses, pursuing a degree in clinical health care may quality for a scholarship.
- An application for The Hospital Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship can be obtained in the Auxiliary Office at Hilton Head Hospital, at the Gift Shops and Human Resources Offices at both hospitals, or by clicking here: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM
For more information, please contact Marge Sieban, Scholarship Chairperson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE HOSPITAL AUXILIARY HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES
Scholarships will be awarded to an eligible dependent child or spouse of a Hilton Head Hospital or Coastal Carolina Hospital employee.
The eligible dependent child or spouse must be a high school graduate. The applicant must be currently accepted in a degree program at an accredited educational institution with the purpose of pursuing a degree in clinical healthcare. The amount of the scholarship will be applied to the student’s tuition.
The employee must be a part-time or full-time employee in good standing with the organization at the time the scholarship is awarded.
The applicant must (1) complete the scholarship application (2) provide an official transcript showing courses taken and grades received,(3) submit a personal essay as to why he or she is interested in the scholarship, his/her educational goals and ultimate professional goals.
The dependent child or spouse must be in good standing with the educational institution, have a grade point average of 3.0 and be enrolled for the next semester
Announcement and distribution of Scholarship applications will begin April 1.
Applicants must submit applications with requirements by May 31 to The Hospital Auxiliary, 25 Hospital Center Boulevard, Hilton Head, SC 29926. Attn: Scholarship Committee
A scholarship committee will be formed with the responsibility of choosing the recipients.
The scholarship funds will be awarded and forwarded to the designated Institution in December to be applied to the second semester tuition.
Revised Feb 2023
The Hospital Auxiliary Power:Ed Scholarship
For the past two years, the Hilton Head Hospital Auxiliary has been the recipient of Power:Ed grants which have been used to provide Nursing Scholarships to University of South Carolina Beaufort and Technical College of the Low Country students. These grants have helped the Auxiliary to expand its scholarship program. The 2023 grant amount is $30,000.
Power:Ed fuels ideas and initiatives that gives students opportunities, builds the educational system, and strengthens South Carolina’s future.
The recipients are South Carolina residents who have demonstrated financial need and are minority and first-generation students. In partnership with Power:Ed, the Auxiliary is helping to improve access to college nursing programs which will help alleviate the severe nursing shortage in South Carolina.
For more information about Power:Ed – https://www.power-ed.org/