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Scholarship Program

The Health Careers Scholarship program was created in 2001 to assist local students entering college or continuing their college matriculation with their end goal being a career in the health care field. The Health Careers Scholarship program has grown not only in number of scholarships offered, but the dollar amounts awarded and the number of recipients assisted. See infographics on bottom right side of page for how you have helped local students.

Health Careers Undergraduate Scholarships:

Betty Lea Henderson Nursing Scholarship: Established in 2017 in memory of the long time Fulton County resident and nurse, this scholarship is awarded to first-year college students pursuing a degree in the nursing field. They are also eligible for a second stipend in their final year of undergraduate studies.

Brandi J. Mellott Memorial Scholarship: Established in 2021 and named after the beloved Nursing Assistant Training Certification Coordinator at Fulton County Center for Career and Technology (FCCCT). A graduating high school student from the Allied Health Program entering college with sights set on a health care career is awarded the stipend.

Clair & Dorothy Miller Scholarship: Established in 2014, this endowed scholarship is awarded to a first-year college student, named after the local couple who recognize the need for education and training.

FCMC Foundation Scholarship: These non-named stipends are awarded to students pursuing a career in health care.

Paul and Louie Stahl Memorial Nursing Scholarship: Established in 2018, this endowed scholarship was given by Dorothy Stahl Sites in memory of her father and mother.

Patriot Federal Credit Union Scholarship: Annually given by the financial institution to an undergraduate student.

Jean E. Toms Memorial Scholarship: New in 2023, this scholarship is named for the long-time nurse at Meritus Medical Center. Rick and Cinda Toms of Hagerstown, MD, named this scholarship in memory of his mother.

Fulton County Industrial Development Authority (FCIDA): New in 2023, the FCIDA Healthcare Scholarships are an important part of the FCMC Foundation’s General Fund.

Deborah J. D'Amelio Scholarship for RNs: Given in memory of his wife, Deborah J. D'Amelio (RN), Dr. Frank D'Amelio established this endowed scholarship for students pursuing a career as an RN in 2023.

E. Loy Garber Scholarship for Therapies: This is our newest scholarship established in early 2024 in honor of Mr. Garber, who has served as the long-time Scholarship Committee Chair and Foundation Board Member.

Post-Graduate Scholarships:

Russell C. McLucas, M.D., Scholarship: Given to the FCMC Foundation in 2014 from the McLucas family, this post-graduate endowed scholarship is named after the long-time FCMC physician.

Dr. William L. Milroth Doctors of Tomorrow Scholarship: Established in 2022 for the popular physician who served FCMC for 48 years. This post-graduate scholarship focuses students pursuing an M.D., D.O. or Physician Assistant's career.

2023 Recipients
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Scholarship Committee:

Loy Garber, Sally Gresty, Helen Overly, Lizz Strait, Virginia Palmer, Mike Straley, Janet Miller


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