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NEPA HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2022 CAREERS IN CARE NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS

$418,000 awarded in Year Two to support the growth and development of the nursing workforce in Northeastern Pennsylvania

In response to the acute shortage of nurses across the region and its effect on the health and wellness of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation announces it has awarded $418,000 in its second year towards nursing scholarships for local students as part of its Careers in Care initiative.

The Careers in Care Nursing Scholarship Program has awarded 49 scholarships to students in Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Wyoming Counties who plan to pursue or who are pursuing nursing and who will practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania. These scholarship opportunities come during a time when there have been great strains on the healthcare workforce in Northeastern Pennsylvania. After significant interest in 2021, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation increased the total amount available for scholarships in 2022 from the previous year. In 2021, a total of $190,312 was awarded to 21 students.

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The 2018 Grant Awards Ceremony & Luncheon

The 6th Annual Grant Awards Ceremony and Luncheon was held on March 19, 2019 at the Country Club of Scranton. In attendance were the 2018 grant recipients, as well as key community leaders. During the event, a representative from each recipient organization received a formal certificate.

The 2017 Grant Awards Ceremony & Luncheon

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation held its Annual Grant Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre. In attendance were the 2017 grant recipients, as well as key community leaders. During the event, a representative from each recipient organization received a formal certificate.

The 2016 Grant Awards Ceremony & Luncheon

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation held its Annual Grant Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on March 8, 2017 at POSH in Scranton. In attendance were the 2016 grant recipients, as well as key community leaders. During the event, a representative from each recipient organization received a formal certificate.

The 2015 Grant Awards Ceremony & Luncheon

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation held its Annual Grant Awards Ceremony and Luncheon at the Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre on March 16, 2016. In attendance were the 2015 grant recipients, as well as key community leaders. During the event, a representative from each recipient organization received a formal certificate.

The 2014 Grant Awards Ceremony & Luncheon

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation held its Annual Grant Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on March 10, 2015 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton. In attendance were 2014 grant recipients, as well as key community leaders. During the event, a representative from each recipient organization received a formal certificate and was able to share information about their grant-funded project and the impact of NPHCF support on the population served.

TCMC receives $3.2 million for Scholarships

A $3.2 million grant given by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation (NEPA HCF) creates the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation Scholars program. It will award scholarships to approximately 20 students, beginning with the 2015-16 academic year. The scholarships will be awarded primarily to students from Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming counties.

The 2013 Grant Awards Ceremony & Luncheon

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation held its Annual Grant Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Thursday, February 20 from 12 noon to 2 pm at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton. In attendance were 2013 grant recipients, as well as key community leaders. During the event, a representative from each recipient organization received a formal certificate and was able to share information about their grant-funded project and the impact of NPHCF support on the population served. Twelve organizations received funding from NPHCF in 2013.

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