Investing in the next generation of North Dakota health care professionals – BCBSND Caring Foundation now accepting applications for 2022-2023 scholarships

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Fargo, N.D. – Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities available for the 2022 through 2023 school year. Students may now apply for one of 26 BCBSND Caring Foundation Health Profession Scholarships, as well as one Healthcare Leader Scholarship. Applications are due by Oct. 1, 2022.

The Health Profession Scholarship program is entering its fifth year of investing in tomorrow’s health professionals. The goal of this program is to address the health care workforce shortage by providing financial assistance to aspiring students.

In addition, BCBSND Caring Foundation is offering a Healthcare Leader Scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to identify, nurture and advance the next generation of North Dakota’s healthcare leaders.

Healthcare Leader applicants will develop an innovative and impactful project in the area of health care. Their project must incorporate a leadership development plan designed to support successful project outcomes, as well as academic and personal growth. The scholarship winner will receive a total of $5,000 to offset their school tuition costs.

About the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation
Established in 1989, the BCBSND Caring Foundation is a private 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Through giving and investing, the Caring Foundation focuses on key health issues that help improve the health and well-being of North Dakotans and their communities. Caring Foundation staff work with grantees to support nonprofit sustainability, collaborate on shared outcomes and create lasting change.