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BCHA Scholarship

Submissions for the 2023 Human Health Care Scholarship Program are now closed. Thank you to all who applied.

The Boulder Community Health Ambassadors (BCHA), a volunteer organization devoted to supporting the hospital and the community it serves, is proud to offer the following Human Health Care Scholarship Program. Read application and all information carefully. We are unable to accept any applications after the deadline. Deadline for submission is February 24, 2023 by 4 p.m.

Scholarship Coverage

  • Human health care education at an accredited Colorado Institution or an accredited online institution.
  • Click here for qualifying Colorado institutions.
  • Awarded monies are for one academic year (June 2023 – May 2024).
  • Tuition only; excluded are room, board and books.
  • Scholarship awards are paid directly to the financial office of the institution attending.

Who Can Apply

Cumulative 3.0 GPA required

  • Former BCHA scholarship recipient who desires to continue their human health care education. (Section A, C if applicable) Scholarships awarded maximum of 4 times.
  • Graduating high school senior attending a public or private school within the boundaries of Boulder Valley School District RE-2, who has been accepted as a full-time student by an accredited Colorado Institution. (Sections A and B)
  • Graduating high school senior who has been accepted as a full-time student by an accredited Colorado Institution and is a child of a current BCH employee. The school district is whichever district the BCH employee resides. (Sections A and B)
  • Currently active BCH volunteer or current Junior BCH Volunteer (graduating high school senior living outside Boulder Valley School District RE-2), who has completed a minimum of 150 BCH volunteer hours as of February 24, 2023 & has been accepted as a full-time student or presently enrolled at an accredited Colorado Institution. (Section A, B & C if applicable)
  • Current employee of BCH with 2 years of full-time or half-time (18-35 hrs/week) employment at BCH as of February 24, 2023, and has been accepted at an accredited Colorado Institution or accredited online institution. Continuing education classes are excluded. (Sections A and C)

Scholarship Selection

Required Packet Content - submit all together

  • Transcript from most recent academic year (unofficial transcripts will be accepted, however we may request an official transcript after initial review of your application).
  • Two letters of recommendation from non-family members. Letters must be written and dated on or after September 2022. Letters must contain the phone number and email address of the person writing the recommendation. Letter of recommendations can be sent directly to by the author of letter or attached to this application.
  • A one-page essay only (may be double-spaced). Please title your essay.

First-Time Applicants address the following question: “How did you arrive at your decision to pursue an education/advanced degree in health care and how will this scholarship help you meet your goals?”

All Other Applicants address the following question: “Describe any volunteer experience you have had that was not required of you. Tell the committee why you chose that particular experience, what you learned in the process, and how it changed you.

Please use the File Uploader at the bottom of the application to submit your essay and any other pertinent materials.


Interviews will be conducted, as needed, the week of February 28 - March 3, 2023.

Reception for Award Recipients

Tentatively scheduled for March 10, 2023 from 4:30 to 6 p.m at Leo Hill Conference Room in Foothills Hospital.


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