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Medical Staff Outstanding Student Leader Award

We are accepting applications for the Medical Staff Outstanding Student Leader Award. Awards range from $100 to $2,000. Students may apply each year they are eligible.


Eligibility criteria:

  1. Child or grandchild of a member of the medical staff of Community Hospital
  2. High school junior or senior or community college student
  3. Resident of Monterey County for at least one year
  4. Desire to pursue undergraduate education at a four-year college or university

The Scholarship Committee will consider the following criteria:

  • Academic achievement
  • Good citizenship, as demonstrated by contributions to the community and school
  • Participation and excellence in extracurricular activities, such as student government, school sports, music, drama, and service or academic clubs (the committee does not take into consideration financial need or a desire to pursue a health career)

Materials checklist:

  1. A brief paragraph or two that (a) describes how you meet the criteria for this award and (b) identifies your educational and career goals and how you plan to achieve them
  2. A transcript of your academic record through the most recent semester/quarter completed (this does not need to be an official transcript)
  3. Two letters of reference, preferably one from academic faculty and one from a coach/advisor/ director of extracurricular activity in which you participate
  4. A short representative essay (for example, from an application to college)
Application and award criteria are at or call the medical staff office at (831) 625-4511.
Application deadline: February 1