Scholarship Criteria and Guidelines 

Each spring, the Foundation awards scholarships to area students who are currently enrolled, or beginning their education, in a health related career field.  Applicants must be studying one of the following on a full-time basis:  Medicine, Nursing, Laboratory/Research, Radiology, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Surgical Technology, Dentistry, Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Pharmacy, Medical Information or another Health Related Field.  Awards may be used for tuition, books, and room and board expenses. Applicants are considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible, but are limited to one scholarship per school year. Recipients receive scholarship proceeds in two disbursements - half in the fall and half in the spring sessions. Each recipient must present a copy of his or her full-time class schedule and previous semester's grades before scholarship funds are released. Click here to see a list of available scholarships.


How to Apply

Applications and all supporting documentation are due no later than February 28, 2019.

Please have the following items completed and ready for upload before beginning the electronic application:

  • Signed application. Applicants under the age of 18 must have his or her parent or guardian sign as well.
  • Essay. Please explain in 200 words or less why you are choosing to study Nursing/Medical Science and/or a direct patient care curriculum, and what you expect to gain from your studies. Your name must appear on the top right hand corner of your essay.
  • Copy of your letter of acceptance to an accredited medical/nursing program (If acceptance letter has not been issued prior to deadline, verification must be provided prior to fund disbursement.)
  • Copy of ACT score and most current GPA.

Please mail the following items to the Foundation Office:

  • Official copy of your high school transcript with GPA (high school seniors)
    Official copy of your college transcript (college students)

Please mail OR email the following items:

  • Two (2) letters of reference:
    • One (1) letter of reference from a teacher, counselor or employer
    • One (1) letter of reference from a personal, adult friend

All letters of reference must be emailed directly from the referrer to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR mailed directly to the address below. Letters of reference included with your application will not be considered.

Scholarship Selection Committee ● Conway Regional Health Foundation
2302 College Avenue ● Conway, AR 72034

If you have questions regarding your application, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 501-513-5191. 

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Giving to the Scholarship Program

Donations to the Foundation's scholarship program enable Conway Regional to continue supporting students pursuing a career in health care.  To contribute to one of the existing foundation scholarships or to establish a new named scholarship, contact the Foundation office at (501) 513-5191 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Click here to donate online.


2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients

Conway Regional Medical Staff Scholarship
Carissa Ansel
Caitlin Caperton
Santiago Gonzalez
Jeremy Light
Johnathan Martindale

Conway Regional Nursing Scholarship
Aidan Lambe
Whitnee Mendenhall

Clemmie Cook Nursing Scholarship
Kevin Stiles

Eleanor Duncan Nursing Scholarship
Scarlett Acklin

William Furlow, M.D. Medical Staff Scholarship
Katilynn Butler

James S. Garrison, M.D. Scholarship
Kemmian Johnson
Ethan McMoran

Dr. Bill & Betty Roberts Medical Staff Scholarship
Bryce Woods

John and Janice Robbins Scholarship
Caroline Hambuchen

Lawanna Thessing Laboratory Scholarship
Trisha Oliger

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