BHFSA Donates to Fund Scholarships for Students in Allied Health Programs

June 2, 2020

Alexa Saavedra, Strategic Communications Coordinator

The Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio (BHFSA) has awarded a $49,500 grant scholarship to St. Philip’s College. The donation will provide tuition assistance to students pursuing an education in one of the four eligible programs -- Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiography Technology, Invasive Cardiovascular Technician and Biomedical Engineering Technology Technician.

BHFSA awards annual scholarship funds to not-for-profit organizations that provide healthcare services and health education throughout Bexar County and contiguous counties in South Texas. Scholarship grants are made by invitation only to partner institutions who play a role in preparing tomorrow's healthcare providers and leaders.

“BHFSA has proven to the community of San Antonio its commitment to quality health care. As the demand for professional health careers increases, we are grateful for their continued support at St. Philip's,” said Dr. Sharon Crockett-Ray, Director for Institutional Advancement & Development.

The educational pathways available through the Health & Bioscience Institute are comprised of accredited programs that prepare students for an exciting career. Each program is uniquely designed with outstanding courses that provide an advantage in today's competitive healthcare field. Close affiliation with major health care institutions offer students excellent clinical training in all areas of specialization.

Students looking for tuition assistance can apply through the Alamo Colleges Foundation scholarship website at http://www.alamo.edu/foundation/scholarships/. Awardee selections will begin after the priority application deadline on April 6, 2020.

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