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About The Scholarship
This fund provides recognition and financial support to graduating juniors and seniors currently attending Riverside County high schools who want to pursue a career in any healthcare profession within the Inland Southern California area.
RMCCF will award up to ten (10) $500 scholarships to be distributed in the Spring. Scholarships can only be awarded a maximum of once per applicant.
Funds can be used for college application fees, supplies, or costs related to the study of their chosen field.
Examples of healthcare professions include:
Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse, Pharmacist, Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Chiropractor, Biochemist, Biomedical Sciences, Exercise Physiologist, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Personal Trainer, Physical Education Teacher, Recreation Director, Athletic Administrator, Coach, Compliance Coordinator/Officer, Health Educator, Public Health Specialist, Food Scientist, Registered Dietician Nutritionist, Radiology Tech, Athletic Trainer, Speech Language Pathologist, Speech Language Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Firefighter, Respiratory Therapist, Nuclear Medicine, Epidemiology, Histology Technician…etc.
- Must be a resident of Riverside County and be enrolled in a Riverside County High School
- Must be enrolled in or currently applying for admittance to a Southern California healthcare degree program
- Must submit two (2) 300 minimum word essays
- Must submit two (2) letters of recommendation
- Must have a weighted Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
- Must submit current unofficial/official transcripts
APPLICATION OPENS JANUARY 2023
NOTICE OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Scholarship advisory committee members must be able to make independent decisions on behalf of the scholarship fund and the Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation without potential or perceived influence caused by a conflict of interest.
They must evaluate the eligibility of all applicants without bias and make selection recommendations based on the established objective criteria for the scholarship. Advisory committee members should avoid any situation where personal and business relationships could have, or give the appearance of having, undue influence on the member’s judgment in matters under consideration. In case of a potential conflict of interest, the member shall declare the conflict, and refrain from participating in the discussions and decision-making process.
Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of any applicable protected classification including, but not limited to, race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of its activities or operations. These activities and operations include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, advertising for available scholarships, selection of scholarship recipients, and the provision of related services. Riverside Medical Clinic Charitable Foundation is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of its staff, volunteers, vendors, applicants, and scholarship recipients.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST STATEMENT
A potential or actual conflict of interest exists when commitments and obligations are likely to be compromised by the employee or board member’s material interests or relationships (especially economic), particularly if those interests or commitments are not disclosed. As such, no RMCCF employee or board member (or familial relation of either) may apply for scholarship funds. If found to be applying for funds, said application will be withdrawn from consideration. These restrictions do not apply to Riverside Medical Clinic (RMC) employees unless the said employee is a relative of an RMCCF employee or board member. Please contact us via email if you have any questions or concerns or wish to report a potential conflict of interest.
Questions? Contact Foundation Program Coordinator by email or 951-321-6513.