KCH Auxiliary Awards Scholarships-Highschool

The purpose of the Knox Community Hospital Auxiliary is to render service to Knox Community Hospital and its patients and to assist Knox Community Hospital in promoting the health and welfare of the community in accordance with the mission and vision established by the institution.

In furtherance of this purpose, the Auxiliary has established Health Career Scholarships available to Knox County high school seniors of good moral character, sound citizenship, above average scholarship, a student of Knox County schools, Knox County residents attending the Knox County Career Center. 

Candidates will be screened and selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Knox Community Hospital Auxiliary.  Applications are due in the Guidance Department of the schools listed above by January 21, 2019 to be forwarded to:

Ms. Cathy Rinehart, Volunteer Coordinator
C/O Knox Community Hospital
1330 Coshocton Road
Mount Vernon, OH  43050

Applications must be received by January 28, 2019.  Ms. Rinehart will then forward these applications to the Scholarship Committee of the Knox Community Hospital Auxiliary.

The following procedures will apply:

  1. The Guidance Departments of the above listed schools in Knox County will be notified of the scholarships and asked to announce the availability to seniors.  All applicants must have the endorsement of the applicant’s guidance counselor or school principal.
  2. In order to receive one of the scholarships, the recipient must be officially accepted at and enrolled in an accredited post secondary institution within six months from the date of the application.  The scholarship checks will be made out to the recipients and the institutions in which the recipients are enrolled.  If the students do not begin school at the designed time, the full award must be returned to the Knox Community Hospital Auxiliary.
  3. The finalists will be selected by the Scholarship Committee and invited for an interview by that committee.  The winners will be selected from this group of finalists.
  4. Awards are made without regard to race, color, creed, sex, or the institution to which the applications have been made.