Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary Awards Scholarships to Local StudentsMay 22, 2022
Manteca, Calif. – The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary has awarded $20,000 in scholarships to four students for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.
Congratulations to the following students:
- Gurleen Kaur – University of California, Berkeley, majoring in Psychiatry
- Cole Mattila – William Jessup University, majoring in Physical Therapy
- Kiersten Melan – California State University, Stanislaus, majoring in Nursing
- Gagandip Singh – University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, focusing on General Surgery
Profits from the hospital gift shop fund the annual scholarships for college students who are pursuing careers in healthcare.
Applicants must be a permanent resident of San Joaquin County and from the Manteca Unified School District, which includes Lathrop, French Camp, and Weston Ranch, or from the Ripon Unified School District. They may also be an employee of Doctors Hospital of Manteca or a child of an employee, but must be at least a second year student taking pre-requisite coursework to be accepted into a medical or health-related program.
Applications are reviewed on grade point averages, volunteer history, community involvement, leadership experience and financial need.
The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary has been providing scholarships annually since the opening of the facility in 1962.