Featured Scholarship Recipients

We are pleased to feature past scholarship recipients who are part of the growing healthcare workforce in San Diego.

“Pursuing my master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy will allow me to expand my skill set to help patients understand their symptoms and environment, for better success. Thank you to Grossmont Healthcare District for this incredible opportunity to keep this dream alive through the Behavioral Health Scholarship!”

Julia Smith, CTRS
2020-2021 Behavioral Health Scholarship Recipient

“I believe that the higher level of education and skills and expanded leadership roles of nurse practitioners can positively shape the healthcare system and its policies, significantly impacting patients’ health outcomes. This is my motivation to pursue an advanced degree in nursing.”

Mark Cuenco
2019-2020 Advanced Registered Nursing Scholarship Recipient

“Being able to participate in the Clothing drive at Sharp Grossmont Hospital for patients brought me the greatest joy. I was able to interact with many wonderful people from the community who came together to donate articles of clothes/shoes, which allowed us to discharge patients with better clothes than arriving with. This allowed me to understand how big of an impact a community can have and I had the opportunity to be a part of it.”

Zaid, Steele Canyon High School
2021-2022 High School Scholarship Recipient


“The nurses in our community will continue to transform every patient that walks through their door. They continue to be educators, caregivers, problem solvers and innovators. The nurses are always training and adapting to technological changes and process to ensure the healthcare facility. They are a patients’ greatest advocates because of what they can bring to the table. Nurses will always be the forefront of any healthcare industry, especially in our community. I believe that to be a nurse you should be patient, deliver essential care, and also care about each patient.”

Yang Chen
2019-2020 BEA Nursing Scholarship Recipient

“During this time in my life, I plan to volunteer at hospitals, clinics, and senior homes, so I may give back to the community that has given me so many opportunities.”

Bao Ho,
2019-2022 Health Technician Center Scholarship Recipient
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