BCBSND Caring Foundation now accepting applications for 2023-24 scholarships

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Caring Foundation offering more than 30 scholarships to invest in the future of health care and help address the shortage of health care professionals in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation is opening scholarship opportunities for the 2023 through 2024 school year. Students may now apply for one of 30 BCBSND Caring Foundation Health Profession Scholarships, as well as one Healthcare Leader Scholarship. Applications are due by Oct. 1, 2023.

The Health Profession Scholarship program is entering its sixth year of investing in tomorrow’s health professionals. The goal of the program is to help address the critical health profession shortage by providing scholarships to 30 health profession students who are residents of North Dakota and are attending a North Dakota university, college or technical college.

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 health care project. Their project must incorporate a leadership development plan designed to support successful project outcomes, as well as academic and personal growth.

About Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation
Established in 1989, the BCBSND Caring Foundation (www.BCBSND.com/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.