ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The inaugural Ashlee Morgan Scholarship for Healthcare Students is now accepting applications for its 2024 award cycle. Valued at $1,000, this scholarship aims to support a student who demonstrates academic excellence, a passion for the healthcare industry, a commitment to personal growth, strong problem-solving abilities, and the ambition to create positive change.
Established in honor of Ashlee Morgan, a highly accomplished healthcare professional, the scholarship reflects her 13 years of experience in Surgical Sales, Training, and Biologic Implantation. Ashlee Morgan is a Certified Tissue Banking Specialist and has built an impressive track record managing and promoting biologic implants and allografts. Her journey has been defined by a dedication to understanding the intricacies of her field and a passion for improving patient outcomes.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a healthcare-related field, or a high school student planning to study healthcare
- Displaying outstanding academic achievements
- Exhibiting a profound commitment to the healthcare industry
- Dedicated to continuous personal and professional growth
- Demonstrating creative problem-solving skills and the ability to address healthcare challenges
- Submitting an essay under 1000 words responding to the prompt: “Describe a significant challenge currently faced by the healthcare industry and propose an innovative solution to address it effectively.”
The deadline to apply is March 15, 2024. The winner will be announced on April 15, 2024 and awarded the $1,000 scholarship.
In Ashlee’s own words: “This scholarship serves as a platform to recognize dedicated individuals who share my vision of making a positive impact on healthcare.”
Ashlee Morgan’s passion for education and awareness of tissue donation is evident through her work conducting annual CEU courses for nurses. With over 13 years specializing in her field, her mission has always been driven by improving patient outcomes and contributing to the advancement of the industry.
The Ashlee Morgan Scholarship Review Committee will assess applicants based on their embodiment of Ashlee’s qualities – striving for excellence in their academics, professional growth, problem-solving abilities, and vision to create change.
Ashlee Morgan, the committee’s namesake, is a respected figure known for building lasting relationships with healthcare professionals and mastering diverse skills from contract negotiations to training programs. Her advocacy of tissue donation comes from direct experience handling, storing and transferring biologic grafts.
Ashlee comments on the legacy of this scholarship: “I am honored to support the next generation of healthcare leaders through this award. My career has only been possible thanks to mentors who invested in my education and growth. I aim to pay that guidance forward by empowering a student who demonstrates the same passion for this industry that has driven my journey.”
The Ashlee Morgan Scholarship for Healthcare Students represents a profound commitment to recognizing emerging talent and helping dedicated students overcome financial barriers on the path to building impactful careers in medicine. This scholarship aims to lighten the financial load for a student who has demonstrated academic excellence, a passion for improving healthcare, and the ambition to make a real difference in the lives of patients and communities. The award will enable its recipient to focus more wholly on their education and growth as a healthcare leader of tomorrow. Ashlee Morgan’s legacy will live on through the careers of scholarship winners who embrace her spirit of striving for excellence. The committee invites all eligible students to apply and gain assistance toward reaching their full potential as the next generation of healthcare professionals. Full details regarding the scholarship criteria, application instructions, and award logistics are available on the scholarship website, https://ashleemorganscholarship.com. Ashlee Morgan and the review committee eagerly await applications from promising students ready to take the next step in following their healthcare passions.
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