The Dr. Sarah Kemble Scholarship Award
The Sarah Kemble scholarship award(s) have been established in memory of Sarah Kemble, The driving force behind the creation of the Community Health Center of Franklin County. In addition to being a full time physician at the center, Sarah also functioned as its Executive Director and Medical Director. Dr. Kemble lived and worked to create a world in which everyone has the right to quality health care and a healthy life.
Up to three $1,000 scholarship award(s) will be given annually to any graduating high school Senior of the seven high schools, or a veteran residing in the areas served by the Community Health Center (Greenﬁeld High School, Mohawk, Pioneer, Turners Falls, Franklin Tech, Mahar and Athol) who is pursuing or will be pursuing a career in health or community service and that best mirrors Sarah’s character and vision. These scholarship(s) are intended to support high school student(s) or veteran(s) who plan to pursue a career in the healthcare field, embody the spirit of healthcare as a right and supports a public health approach to community wellness.
She was the tireless voice who brought together a committed group to build this Health Center and offer care to all who needed it, regardless. In that spirit this scholarship fund was formed to allow the pursuit of education in the name of improving the world and community in which we live.
Applicants interested in applying for this scholarship should complete the application form on the back side and forward it to the address listed below along with a transcript and a letter of recommendation from student services or a teacher/professor. Award checks will be sent to the scholarship recipient after the completion of their first semester and receipt of their first semester official transcript.
Applications that do not include all of the required information will not be considered. Return completed applications to:
Community Health Center of Franklin County
Attn: Scholarship Committee
102 Main Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
The 2018 application period has closed: May 1, 2018.