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Earl Sheehy 5 Star Scholarship


The Ray County Hospital Foundation invites you to participate in our Annual Earl Sheehy 5 Star Scholarship Opportunity. This scholarship is for one individual from the Ray County Hospital Service area who is interested serving in the medical field. 


      • The applicant must be 12th Grade student who is on schedule to graduate from a Ray County High School; or a child or grandchild of a hospital employee who is going into the medical field; or a current employee looking to further their career in the medical field.

      • The applicant must have earned at least a “B” average (3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale) in all course work. 

      • The applicant must, in the opinion of the selection committee, have significant potential to be successful in health service; 

      • The applicant must plan to enroll or be enrolled in a medical related field with plans to serve in healthcare industry. 

      • The applicant must submit two letters of support with the scholarship application with the scholarship application.

      • The applicant must submit a 500 word essay 

    Scholarship Amount: The Earl Sheehy 5 Star Scholarship is the amount of $500 and may reapplied for up to four years.  

    Deadline: The deadline for the submission of applications for the 2024 award is July 1, 2024.

    All application materials should be submitted to with the subject line SCHOLARSHIP. Please include the following details in your submission:

    Personal Data

    • Name
    • Mailing Address including Zip Code
    • Email Address
    • Phone Number         

    Academic Achievement

    • Class Rank (No.) 
    • G.P.A. (out of 4.0)

    College or Post-Secondary Date

    • What college or institution do you plan to attend?
    • Have you been accepted for admission?

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    500 Word Essay

    • Please include a 500 or more word essay – “Why are you interested in serving in the healthcare field and what do you plan to do for your career?”