Dec. 10, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHARTON, TEXAS – Wharton County Junior College students enrolled in an Allied Health program will receive some financial assistance this spring, thanks to the M.G. and Lillie A. Johnson Foundation.
Both current and newly enrolled Pre-Allied Health program majors can apply for the scholarships, which will be available for the Spring 2019 semester. Current WCJC students who have declared a major in a Pre-Allied Health program pathway may apply for a $1,000 scholarship, while students who are enrolling at WCJC for the first time in Spring 2019 and who have declared a Pre-Allied Health program major may qualify for a $2,000 scholarship. The $2,000 scholarship will be awarded in two installments: $1,400 for the Spring 2019 semester and $600 for Summer 2019.
In addition to declaring a major in a Pre-Allied Health program pathway, students applying for the $1,000 scholarship must be enrolled for 12 semester credit hours for the Spring 2019 semester, must have achieved at least a 2.0 GPA from the Fall 2018 semester and be in good standing with all aspects of college policies. All students who are applying for either scholarship must reside in one of the following counties: Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, Colorado, Dewitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Matagorda, Refugio, Victoria, Waller and Wharton or inside the Needville Independent School District.
Students applying for the $2,000 scholarship must meet the above criteria as well as having a 2.0 GPA for the Spring 2019 semester and enrolling in six credit hours for the summer session.
Application deadline is Jan. 4, 2019. Applications are available on the scholarship page of the WCJC website, www.wcjc.edu
For more information, contact the Office of Student Services at (979) 532-6388 or the Office of Financial Aid at (979) 532-6345.