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The Women's Board 2017 Scholarship Program
This year, the Women’s Board provided $80,000 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year, awarding 54 qualified high school, undergraduate and graduate degree students in all areas of health care.
Congratulations to the 2017 Women’s Board Scholarship Program Award Recipients:
We would like to recognize the award recipients who received their fourth scholarship award this year, congratulations to Kaitlyn Kalnoske, Belinda Mensah, Donnel Thomas, Singiti Weerasuriya and Jacqueline Weiss.
Kaitlyn Kalnoske, Donnel Thomas and Belinda Mensah (center) are pictured with Carole Derrick, Women’s Board president, Amy Cohen, scholarship chair, and Thomas J. Senker, FACHE, president, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center.
Congratulations to the Peter W. Monge Scholarship of Excellence award recipient from the Women’s Board
Megan Dang won the second annual Peter W. Monge Scholarship of Excellence from the Women’s Board which recognizes one individual that exemplify excellence in Leadership, Community Service and the Healthcare Field.
Megan Dang (center) is pictured with (from left to right) Amy Cohen, scholarship chair, T.J. Senker, FACHE, president of MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, Pete W. Monge, former hospital president and Carole Derrick, Women’s Board President.
On Tuesday, June 13, the Women’s Board hosted a luncheon to recognize the scholarship award recipients.
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Awarding Qualified Scholars for Over 50 Years
In 1957, the Jean Bird Scholarship Program was created, named after the wife of Dr. Jacob Wheeler Bird, the founder of Montgomery County General Hospital, now MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. A memorial fund established to provide scholarships to those interested in pursuing careers in the nursing. In 1969, the Women's Board assumed responsibility for the scholarship fund and has continued to award honorable students each year.
Information about the 2018 Women’s Board Scholarship Program will be available in December of 2017. If you have any questions or concerns, please email [email protected] or leave a message at 301-774-8840.