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Health Care Scholarship

Waldo County General Hospital Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in undergraduate programs leading to health care careers such as:

  • Nursing
  • Laboratory services
  • Radiology
  • Surgical technicians
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Behavioral health
  • Medical records coding/transcription

The 2022 application period has closed.

Eligibility Requirements:

The applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • A high school graduate (or GED) or high school senior graduating in 2022
  • A resident of Waldo County, an employee of Waldo County General Hospital or a child/spouse of an employee
  • Accepted to a school of higher learning and accepted into an accredited health care related program. If not accepted prior to completing this application, the applicant has until April 15, 2022 to provide this information
  • Submission of a completed Application for Health Care Scholarship
    • Application deadline: March 31, 2022
    • Incomplete applications will not be considered
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance


  • Scholarship awards are announced prior to June 1st each year.
  • Scholarships will be paid directly to the school upon receipt of a transcript of grades showing successful completion* of the first semester and proof of enrollment in the second semester.

Return completed hard copy applications to:

  • Scholarship Committee
  • Attn: Kimberly Ward, Administration
  • Waldo County General Hospital
  • 118 Northport Avenue, P. O. Box 287
  • Belfast, Maine 04915

*Successful completion =  2.5 grade point average (GPA)