Mission Health Accepting Scholarship Applications


Last updated 8/18/2021 at 11:05am

Mission Health is accepting applications from throughout the community for the Kesha Young Health Careers Scholarship, with the aim of making college more affordable for minority high school seniors and college students from western North Carolina who are pursuing careers in health care. Scholarship amounts range from $1,500-$2,500 for the 2021-22 school year.

The scholarship is named in honor of Kesha Young, a 22-year-old, bi-racial woman who was born with mental and physical disabilities and underwent multiple surgeries at Mission Hospital. Young died just months before she was scheduled...

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