Applications Now Being Accepted for Harjee Scholarship Through The DeKalb Medical Foundation - Scholarship Awards Given to Students Pursuing Careers in Healthcare
January 14, 2016
The DeKalb Medical Foundation is accepting applications for the Dr. Gulshan S. Harjee Scholarship Program from now until April 30, 2016.
In order to apply for a Harjee Scholarship, the student must fill out an application, answer the questions required, and be accepted into an approved program. To attain an application, visit http://www.dekalbmedical.org/foundation/scholarships or call 404.501.1344.
This scholarship can be awarded contingent on the student’s acceptance into the college 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 or any other designation that offers an education enabling the student to work in healthcare.
This program will provide scholarships up to $1,500 payable to the school chosen by the recipient. 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 S. Harjee Scholarship Program
c/o Beverly Hutchinson
DeKalb Medical Foundation & Volunteer Services
2701 North Decatur Rd.
Decatur, GA 30033
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 healthcare 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 awarded to deserving young men and women finishing high school who want the opportunity to pursue a career in an allied healthcare field.
Since 1993 the DeKalb Medical Foundation has provided scholarships to over 44 recipients totaling more than $59,000 through the Dr. Gulshan S. Harjee Scholarship.
About DeKalb Medical Foundation
The DeKalb Medical Foundation was established in 1990 for the purpose of raising funds for the direct support of capital projects, special programs and research activities conducted by DeKalb Medical in furtherance of the Foundation’s purpose. The Foundation is a volunteer organization exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Since its inception, the Foundation has generated more than $32 million in revenue for DeKalb Medical. Currently, the Foundation has more than 4,600 donors and nearly 150 volunteers serving on its board and fundraising committees.