We are pleased to invite graduating seniors who are seeking a career in a medical field (e.g. physician, nurse, therapist, technologist, pharmacist, etc.) to apply for a GSCHF scholarship. Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 will be awarded.

To be considered for these scholarships, a student must:

    1. Be a high school senior in GSHCS service area.
    2. Intend to pursue studies in a medical field.
    3. Complete the personal information section below.
    4. Compile the required Scholarship Packet found below.
    5. Submit your Scholarship Packet online. Packets must be received by February 28.

Instructions for Scholarship Packet Requirements:

    1. Write an essay that is typewritten, two pages, double-spaced, and integrates the following criteria:
      • The essay must be type written, two pages, and double-spaced.
      • Describe your chosen medical field, career goals, and how you will achieve them.
      • Tell us what challenges in life you have faced and how you have overcome them.
      • Describe the qualities you have developed that will help you succeed in the completion of your schooling and future work endeavors.
      • Project where you will be and what you will be doing in 10 years; in 20 years.
    2. Please provide two recent letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, volunteer leaders, or work supervisors who can describe your abilities and potential to succeed as you pursue a career in the medical field. At least one letter must address your academic excellence.
    3. Please list the community service you have performed during high school and include an activities chart of your participation.
    4. Please include a recent copy of your high school transcript.

Full Name (required):

High School (required):

Date of Birth (required):

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Telephone Number (required):

Email Address (required):

Street Address (required):

City (required):

State (required):

Zip Code (required):

Cumulative High School GPA (submit transcripts):

Vocational Goal:

Intended College:

College Address:


What other scholarships have you received for the coming school year?

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High School Transcript:

Personal letter from applicant:


Two letters of recommendation:
1st Letter

2nd Letter

Activity Sheet:

By submitting this form, I affirm that all statements on this scholarship application are true, complete and correct. I approve the investigation of all matters that the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation deems relevant to my application. I authorize you to request and receive such information and release GSCH Foundation from all liability that might result from making such an investigation.

Board of Directors & Staff

Margaret Saylor

Vice President
Mike Madsen

Mike Henderson

Board Members
Janet Cooley, Dave Ego, Bill Elfering, Manuel Gutierrez, Jacelyn Keys, Liz Marvin, Cindy Middleton, Lisa Mittelsdorf, Angela Pursel, Julie Puzey, LaDonna Quaempts, Tom Wamsley.

Medical Staff President
Jeremy Anderson, DO

Board Of Trustees Chair
Steve Eldrige

President & CEO
Dennis Burke

Foundation Executive Director
Bob Green

How to Reach Us


Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation
610 NW Eleventh Street
Hermiston, OR 97838

  • By phone: (541) 667 3419