The Pearl Mae Foundation gives annual scholarships to students who want to pursue careers in the health care or first responder fields to help support the increased demands of the growing senior population.
The student must be seeking a career in the healthcare or first responder fields (nursing, pre-med track, EMT, firefighter, police officer etc..) Graduate students are also encouraged to apply (PA, MD, NP, MSN ect..)
Priority is given to students living in South Florida and Corpus Christi, Texas
The 2019 scholarship application is NOW OPEN! Deadline to apply is March 31st, 2019
The application will require the following items:
Current high school or college transcript
Two letters of recommendation
Copy of 2019 FASFA
School acceptance letter
(Optional) Special circumstance essay
Essay Topic: In 500 words or less, describe your career goals, how your career will relate to the mission of The Pearl Mae Foundation, and how the scholarship will impact your ability to pursue your educational goals.
“The Pearl Mae Foundation has helped me with the educational expenses in a career I love and I am passionate about. Little by little I am growing closer to becoming the physician I aspire to be, thanks to the Foundation.”
“The Pearl Mae Foundation's Scholarship has helped me to focus more on my courses that will contribute to my future healthcare career and avoid having tons of student debt. I appreciate all that the Pearl Mae Foundation has done for me.”
“Being the humble beneficiary of this scholarship minimized my debt and out of pocket expenses while pursuing my degree. Thankfully, through the Pearl Mae Foundation Scholarship, I will be able to take the first step of my aspiration of leading a change in the lives of many world-wide.”
“The Pearl Mae Foundation Scholarship has helped me afford my college education. College is very expensive for students, so I am very grateful for the Foundation offering these scholarships.”