2020 Chuck Wothke Health Career Scholarship Application

Chuck Wothke was one of the original founders of the Health Center over 45 years ago and a longtime WCCHC board member until he passed away in 2005. Chuck was a firm believer in education and advocated for health care and training opportunities for Leeward community residents. Well over 100 college-bound residents have benefited from the Chuck Wothke scholarship award that offers financial support to students pursuing secondary education in health career programs in Hawaii and on the mainland.


$11,500 IN HEALTH CAREER SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE


IMPORTANT NOTE
Please submit only ONE application to be considered
for any of the above listed sponsor scholarships.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Applications must be postmarked no later than April 30, 2020
or delivered in person by 4:30pm on April 30, 2020.

AWARDEES ANNOUNCED
May 29, 2020.


ELIGIBILITY:

To be eligible for the award the applicant must:

  1. Be 18 years of age or older or be a graduating high school senior.
  2. Be a resident of the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center primary service area (Honokai Hale to Ka`ena).
  3. Demonstrate financial need (priority given to those in most financial need).
  4. Be enrolled in or entering into a health related field of study.
  5. Be enrolled in or accepted into college or a post-secondary program (vocational or training program/school).
  6. If a previous awardee of a Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center Scholarship, must have maintained a minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA).

CRITERIA:

  1. Applicant may have other sources of financial aid.
  2. Only fully completed applications will be considered.
  3. Past recipients are eligible to reapply but are limited to receiving a scholarship for no more than 5 years.
  4. This financial support is intended to assist current or future health career education opportunities. Past educational activities are not eligible to receive funding.
  5. Awards are made to an Academic Institution/School for the upcoming academic year June 2020 – May 2021. If the awardee does not attend, drops out, transfers or defers enrollment during the first 6 months of the award, the scholarship will be cancelled.

REQUIREMENTS:

Please submit the following by the April 30, 2020 deadline:

  1. Fully completed scholarship application.
  2. Personal statement. (Minimum 1-page statement answering all four topics)
  3. Current proof of acceptance by a college, university or certified post-secondary program.
  4. Copy of completed 2019 tax documents for self or parent(s) if a dependent.
  5. Proof of academic standing; i.e., most recent copy of transcript or report card.

PLEASE NOTE: INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

All information included in the application will be kept confidential.

APPLICATION FORM

Print and complete the application OR email wcchc@wcchc.com or call (808) 697-3457 to request an application.

MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS OR DELIVER IN PERSON TO:

Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
Administration Department (Scholarships)
Emergency Medical Services Building, 2nd Floor
86-260 Farrington Highway
Waianae, Hawaii 96792

If you have any questions, please call (808) 697-3457.

Above stated eligibility and requirements are subject to change.