Congratulations on your decision to continue your education.

Thank you for your interest in the Cameron W. Hill Memorial (CWHM) Scholarship. Once you have completed your application online, it will be thoroughly checked for completion. Once it has been reviewed, the scholarship committee will select recipients. Scholarship award letters/denial letters will be sent June 2019. It is your responsibility to check on the status of your application. Below you will find frequently asked questions about the scholarship. Should you have any questions to which you do not find an answer, please contact the scholarship committee chairperson, Kimberly D. Clarke at kclarke@cameronslight.org or cwhmscholarship@cameronslight.org.

frequently asked questions

How do I apply for the CWHM Scholarship?

Scholarships are available to be completed online at  https://www.cameronslight.org/cwhmscholarship. Submissions will be automatically forwarded to the scholarship committee upon completion.


When are applications due?

Scholarship applications must be received no later than 11:59PM on March 31, 2019. Extensions will not be granted. Late entries will not be considered. 


What makes a scholarship submission complete?

A complete application submission will include:

  • Your completed online application

  • Your required personal statement (essay) of 250-400 words explaining why you have chosen to enter the healthcare field of study of your choice

  • Your uploaded 12th grade high school transcript through 2nd quarter

  • One (1) letter of recommendation, from a non-family member

  • Your college acceptance letter


What are you looking for in a scholarship essay?

Your required essay is your personal statement, and an integral element of your application. While your essay will not be judged based on writing style, your essay should be personal, clear and concise. The essay must be between 250-400 words, and must reflect why your chose to enter the healthcare field of your choice. 


If I am awarded a scholarship how and when will I receive it?

Award recipients will be notified of our decision, via US Mail, no later than June 30th. 


Will I receive scholarship money directly, or will it be applied to my tuition?

You will receive a check made out and mailed directly to you. A copy of your award letter will also be mailed to your parent or guardian. It is critical you inform us of any change in address, for you or your parent/guardian, as soon as possible. Failure to communicate such change will result in delays in receiving your reward.


Can my scholarship award be withdrawn?

The Cameron W. Hill Memorial Scholarship committee reserves the right to withdraw scholarships if the recipient fails to provide us with proof of college enrollment for the fall semester, and/or provides false information for eligibility.


Who should I ask to write a recommendation letter

You should choose an individual who knows you well and can speak to your character, skills, ambitions and abilities. Letters of recommendation may be sent separately, to cwhmscholarship@cameronslight.org. All application materials must be submitted before deadline of March 31, 2019.


How much are scholarship awards?

Scholarships are one-time awards, ranging between $250 and $500. Scholarships are not annually renewable.


Can I still apply if I have not yet received my acceptance letter?

Yes, you may still apply for the CWHM Scholarship, however, you must have your college acceptance letter before receiving award.


You are required to provide us with your street address, telephone number and email address, upon submission online.We may use any or all of the methods mentioned above to reach you. If your information changes, please email us immediately at cwhmscholarship@cameronslight.org to update our records.

HOW WILL YOU CONTACT ME REGARDING MY APPLICATION?


If you change your mind, you must provide us with the name, address and telephone number of the college you will be attending, as well as a copy of the acceptance letter. Proof of full time attendance must be provided before any payment is processed.

What if I change my mind about the college I will be attending in the fall?


Who do I contact with questions?

If you have questions about the scholarship, you may contact the CWHM Scholarship Committee Chairperson, Kimberly D. Clarke at cwhmscholarship@cameronslight.org or (716) 710-9087.