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Share Health Scholarship

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Share Health Southeast Georgia offers scholarships to both traditional and nontraditional students pursuing a career in healthcare.  Scholarships are offered to traditional students who reside in and attend high school in the 16 counties served by the Southeast Health District (www.sehdph.org).   Non-traditional students who are enrolled in a degree program in public health or healthcare and have a residence in one of the 16 counties of the Southeast Health District can also apply.  Preference will be given to nontraditional students who are employees of the Southeast Health District. 

Share Health Southeast Georgia is dedicated to improving the health of all generations in our sixteen-county community by cultivating partnerships and providing philanthropic and advocacy support to the Southeast Health District.  The Share Health Scholarship program is used as a mechanism to further our mission and as a strategy to recruit and retain the public health workforce in rural Southeast Georgia.


Scholarships may be submitted beginning January 1, 2021 with a deadline of March 1, 2021.  The review process begins in March and awards will be announced on April 1.  

OUR 2020 Scholarship Recipients

Josh McCarthy, MD, Board Chair, has announced that Share Health Southeast Georgia has awarded its 2020 scholarships to five regional students who are pursuing degrees in healthcare.  Awards have been made to three traditional students:  Clowee Davis, who graduated from Pierce County High School and will attend Coastal Pines Technical College; Katelynn Manning who graduated from Pierce County High School and will attend Valdosta State University; and Cheyenne Trosper who graduated from Brantley County High School and will attend Coastal Pines Technical College. Two nontraditional students who are employees of the Southeast Health District were also awarded scholarships: Kinya Jones from Metter who is an employee of Candler County Health Department, and Kristian Kirkland, who works at Coffee County Health Department in Douglas.  Kinya will attend Chamberlain College of Nursing and Kristian will attend Western Governor’s University.  Since 2016, Share Health Southeast Georgia has awarded 21 scholarships in 11 southeast Georgia counties. 

Share Health Southeast Georgia is dedicated to improving the health of all generations in our sixteen-county community by cultivating partnerships and providing philanthropic and advocacy support to the Southeast Health District.  Dr. McCarthy states that “the Share Health Scholarship program is used as a mechanism to further our mission and as a strategy to recruit and retain the public health workforce in Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Bulloch, Candler, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Evans, Jeff Davis, Pierce, Tattnall, Toombs, Ware, and Wayne Counties”.