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Scholarships

July 03, 2006

African-American Scholars Program



Thirty $2,000 scholarships are available to graduating black high school seniors and college students who are pursuing careers in the health-care industry.

The scholarships, funded by the United Health Foundation and PacifiCare Foundation, are offered on behalf of the African-American Scholars Program.

Starting this fall, the scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors entering community college, university or an accredited technical college, and college students majoring in an approved health-care program.

UnitedHealthcare is partnering with media personalities and organizations including the Tom Joyner Foundation (www.tomjoyner.com), Tavis Smiley Foundation (www.y2l.org) and HBCU.com to help provide funding for their respective scholarship programs.

For information about the African-American Scholars Program or to download an application, go to www.pacificare.com/aahs. The deadline for applications is July 31.

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For information about UnitedHealthcare, go to www.unitedhealthcare.com.

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