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Dr. Harjee Scholarship Provides Thousands to Deserving High School Students

April 08, 2013

The DeKalb Medical Foundation is accepting applications for the Dr. Gulshan S. Harjee Scholarship Program from now until April 30, 2013.

Inspired by her dream to be a physician but having to overcome many difficulties, Dr. Harjee’s goal is to make it possible for someone else who has a dream of being in health care to have a chance to pursue his or her passion and find the kind of satisfaction that has so deeply enriched her life. The scholarship money will be given to deserving young men and women finishing high school who want the chance to pursue a career in an allied health care field.

In order to apply for a Harjee Scholarship, the student must fill out the attached application, answer the questions required, and be accepted into an approved program. This scholarship can be awarded contingent on a student’s acceptance into the program of choice. It can be used for students interested in becoming patient care techs, licensed practical nurse certification, registered nurses, health care social workers, pharmacy techs, medical school, or any other designation that offers an education enabling the student to work in health care.

This program will provide scholarships amounting to $1,500 payable to the school chosen by the recipient. The funds do not have to be re-paid if the program is completed. Individuals interested can apply for this scholarship by submitting an essay addressing the four points listed in the application and submitting the completed documents to:


Dr. Gulshan Harjee Scholarship Program

c/o Betty Castellani, D.Min.

Department of Pastoral Services, DeKalb Medical

2665 N. Decatur Road, Suite 130

Decatur, GA 30033

Since 1993 the DeKalb Medical Foundation, through the generous support of an anonymous donor has provided scholarships to over 125 students for a grand total of over $300,000.

To attain an application, visit http://www.dekalbmedical.org/foundation/scholarships/ or call 404-501-5701.

2701 North Decatur Road Decatur, GA 30033
Patient Inquiries: 404.501.5200

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