KAISER PERMANENTE AFRICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association (KPAAPA) is proud to announce that applications are now being accepted for our 2008 student award scholarships.

Basic Requirements:

Ebony Umoja Award
($4,500)
This scholarship is awarded to an African American high school senior with a 3.5 GPA or higher. This student must be planning to attend a 4-year college, should be the offspring of a Kaiser Permanente employee with an interest in healthcare. One recipient will be chosen.

Ruby Ujima
($4,000)
This scholarship is awarded to a student with a 3.0 GPA or higher, who is currently enrolled in a health care program or related field of study. One recipient will be chosen.

Emerald Kuumba
($3,500)
This scholarship is awarded to a high school or college student with a 2.5 GPA or higher. One recipient will be chosen.

The Permanente Medical Group
Medical Student Scholarship
($3,500)
This scholarship is awarded to an African American medical school student in his or her second term, with a 3.0 GPA or higher. This scholarship will be presented by a member of The Permanente Medical Group. One recipient will be chosen.

The Gloria Gilford-Logan Scholarship
($2,500)
The Gloria Gilford-Logan Scholarship Award is designed to support the ambitions of current Kaiser Permanente employees who wish to enter the field of Human Resources, i.e., organizational development, recruitment, diversity, and related disciplines. Human Resources is the gateway to the organization and the efforts made here can help insure the success of our employees. One recipient will be chosen.

The Inspiration Award Scholarship:
($2,500)
This award is provided by the generous support of the KP School of Allied Health Sciences. It is awarded to a student who has faced unusual life challenges and has risen to become a role model for all while maintaining a 2.5 GPA or higher.
One recipient will be chosen.

All Scholarship Application Packets must be postmarked by April 25, 2008.
Download the application here

To obtain additional copies of the Scholarship Application Packet, please email requests to: gloria.j.wilson@kp.org

Gloria J. Wilson
Kaiser Permanente
Scholarship Chair
510-627-3812

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