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Because of the increasing number of older adults and chronic disease, the United States anticipates a shortage of health care workers by 2030. SHARE Foundation's goal is to bring dedicated health care professionals back to work in Union County Arkansas to care for our aging population. Through January 2016, SHARE has committed $707,126 to 196 students in 16 health related careers and 1 public education career. Also, $43,000 has been awarded to 43 Parkers Chapel graduating seniors that qualified for the Smith Family Scholarship to assist with first semester college expenses. 

To be eligible for scholarship assistance applicants much have completed all pre-requisites and have a letter of acceptance into the specific program of study for health care or public education careers.

All scholarships are funded by donations.

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Scholarship Contact

Debbie Watts
Vice President of Administrative Services
dwatts@sharefoundation.com
SHARE Foundation
403 West Oak, Suite 100
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 881-9015
(870) 881-9017

Scholarship Listings

The MCSA Auxiliary Helen Wright Memorial Scholarship Criteria

The scholarship provides tuition and books in whole or in part to individuals who reside within a forty mile radius of El Dorado, AR limited to the state of Arkansas, pursuing health care careers at approved Arkansas educational institutions. Recipients must agree to employment in a health related career at Medical Center of South Arkansas immediately following the completion of their course of study for a period of one year for each year funded with a minimum work requirement of one year.

Lucy A. Ring Memorial Scholarship Criteria

Scholarships shall be used for careers in healthcare or public education grades K-12.  Recipients must be Union County, Arkansas residents but there are no geographical limits on the place of study.  Recipients must agree to employment in a healthcare career at Medical Center of South Arkansas or SHARE Foundation or in Union County, Arkansas public education grades K-12 immediately following the completion of their course of study for a period of one year for each year funded with a minimum work requirement of one year.

Dr. Warren S.  & Wilma "Billie" Riley Scholarship Criteria

Scholarships shall be used to provide and/or reimburse for tuition and books in whole or in part to students that are studying or have studied to become registered nurses or for advanced training of registered nurses. Students must be willing to work in Union County, Arkansas immediately following the completion of their course of study for a period of six months for each semester funded, with a minimum work requirement of one year.  There are no geographical limitations on residence or place of study.

Barton Scholarship Criteria

Scholarships are exclusively for full-time Registered Nursing students at Southern Arkansas University.  Recipients agree to employment in a nursing career at Medical Center of South Arkansas immediately following the completion of their course of study for a period of one year for each year funded with a minimum work requirement of one year.

The John R. Williamson, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Criteria

All scholarships shall be used to provide tuition and books in full or in part to individuals who live in Union County, Arkansas and are pursuing health-related careers at approved educational institutions.  Recipients must agree to employment in a health related career in Union County, Arkansas immediately following the completion of their course of study for a period of one year for each year funded with a minimum work requirement of one year.

The William C. Nolan, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Criteria

The scholarship provides tuition and books in whole or in part to individuals who reside within a fifty mile radius of El Dorado, AR pursuing health care careers at approved educational institutions. Recipients must agree to employment in a health related career in Union County, Arkansas immediately following the completion of their course of study for a period of one year for each year funded with a minimum work requirement of one year.