Gloria Adams Memorial Scholarship

Each year the Tennessee Chapter awards a scholarship to a student pursing a degree related to healthcare financial management. To learn more about Gloria Adams please read this article from the March 2004 issue of hfm.

Qualifications

Scholarships will be awarded to High School Seniors, College Students, and Graduate Students who are currently enrolled in any accredited public or private college, university or trade school at the time of the award.

College Student recipients must start attendance within six (6) months of the award and show proof of enrollment for a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours. Graduate Student recipients must start attendance within six (6) months of the award and show proof of enrollment for a minimum of three (3) credit hours.

An applicant must be a member or the child or grandchild of a member of the TNHFMA, and the applicant must be pursuing a degree pertinent to healthcare financial management.

Approval and Application Process

Applications will be reviewed and voted on by the Scholarship Committee for presentation to the Board for final award approval. All applicants must submit a letter and application to the Scholarship Chairperson, Brad Arnold, for consideration.

Upon Board Approval, the winner of the scholarship will be announced and a presentation made at the TNHFMA Fall Institute in Gatlinburg, TN.

Approval shall be made for full college education dependent upon maintaining participation in courses in pursuit of a degree pertinent to healthcare financial management and maintenance of a 3.0 grade point average. Once approved, the applicant need not reapply for a scholarship award. The scholarship award will be $1,000 per semester/$2,000 per award per calendar year.

Distribution

Upon receipt of documentation supporting college education expense and a 3.0 grade point average for courses taken that total at least 12 semester hours for undergraduate and 3 semester hours for graduate work, a request will be sent to National requesting that $1,000 be sent directly to the recipient.


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