Scholarship Program

Scholarship Program

2015 Scholarship Application will be posted here in early 2015.

The CMH Foundation Healthcare Scholarship Program was established to provide scholarships to assist students pursuing a healthcare career. The program supports students who are preparing for careers in the following areas: nursing, respiratory care, radiology, laboratory services, physical, occupational, or speech therapy, pre-med, medical assisting, pharmacy, and health information management. From 2001-2012, the Foundation has provided more than $50,000 in scholarship funding for students pursuing careers in the health care industry.

There are three $1,000 scholarships available.  These three scholarships are named for individuals whose contributions to Community Memorial Hospital were substantial.  These amazing individuals are:

  • Rachel Hofmeister
  • Betty Altman
  • Stevie Boon
  • The Kennerk Family Foundation

One scholarship is reserved for a high school senior who resides in Mark, Milford or Hicksville Township.  One is reserved for a high school senior in our neighboring Ohio communities.  One is reserved for a student who is currently attending college.

Below are the general guidelines for the scholarship program. These guidelines are reviewed annually, and may be changed at the discretion of the Foundation board of directors. Please review the Scholarship Brochure and Application for the most current guidelines.

Eligibility & Application Process

Applicants shall reside in Mark, Milford, or Hicksville Townships or live within the school districts of Hicksville, Edgerton, Antwerp, Fairview, Woodlan, Eastside or Leo.

Applicants shall be accepted by an accredited college or university and be accepted in healthcare program.

Applicants shall submit the following items to the Scholarship Committee of the CMH Foundation.

  1. Completed scholarship application.

  2. Two letters of recommendation.(For high school students or recent graduate, one letter shall be from a guidance counselor or high school teacher.)

  3. Letter of acceptance to a healthcare program.

  4. An essay describing why the applicant is entering into his/her chosen profession.

  5. Official transcript

Criteria, Deadlines, & Notification

  • Applicants are evaluated based on their field of study, GPA, the essay, and the letters of reference.

  • Application deadline is in March of each year.

  • Scholarship winners will be notified by mail or receive their award at their school awards assembly (if applicable).

  • Winners will be asked to visit CMH for a short video on what winning the scholarship means for the student.

  • Applications may be obtained at HS guidance offices, by calling 419-542-5690, or online at

If you have additional questions about the CMH Foundation Scholarship Program, please contact:

Carol Weidenhamer
Community Memorial Hospital
208 N Columbus Street
Hicksville, OH 43526


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