Twenty-eight college students obtain awards starting from $500 to $1,000

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Minority Well being Fee has awarded $26,000 in scholarships to twenty-eight minority college students pursuing careers in well being care and public well being for the Fall 2022 college semester.

Half-time college students receiving scholarships are: Sir-Jason Monroe, Valissia Batemon, each of Conway, Taylor Thompson and Vivian White, each of Little Rock.

Full-time college students receiving scholarships are: Ciristen Neal, of Alexander, Alma Navarrete, of Benton, Estefany Soto, Kathryn Armstrong, each of Conway, Nydia Hernandez, of Hamburg, Danna Chaney, of Heber Springs, Zharia Harris, of Hensley, Damaiya Byrd, of Sizzling Springs, Kierra Wright, of Jonesboro, Gabriel Wilber, Amber Hill, Nabeel Alwan, Breann Hansberry, Skylar West, Brittany Taylor, Jonathan Park, Andrea Daniels, all of Little Rock, Devan Mishra, India Hayes, each of Maumelle, Alexis Larkins, of Pine Bluff, Lizbeth Cenobio, of Springdale, Ashanti Turner, of Stephens, Rashad Thrower, of Texarkana, and Latoya Helpful, of West Memphis.

“There’s an ever-increasing hole in minority illustration within the well being care workforce,” mentioned Kenya Eddings, Arkansas Minority Well being Fee Govt Director. “We’re pleased with these college students who’ve chosen to pursue a profession of service by well being care and public well being and excited to have the ability to assist them by offering scholarships.”

The Minority Well being Workforce Range Scholarships are awarded twice per yr. Minority college students enrolled in a program of research that results in, or is creditable in direction of a subject in well being, can apply for the scholarship. Further details about the scholarship may be discovered

About Arkansas Minority Well being Fee

The mission of the Arkansas Minority Well being Fee (AMHC) is to guarantee all minority Arkansans equitable entry to preventive well being care and to hunt methods to advertise well being and stop illnesses and circumstances which might be prevalent amongst minority populations.


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