Applications for the 2017 Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund Are Now Available

Applications for the 2017 Frederic H. Kass III, M.D., Endowed Scholarship Fund are now available. Dr. Frederic Kass is one of the founders of Hospice of Washington County, Inc. (HWC) and since 1980, has served as HWC’s Medical Director.

To honor Dr. Kass’s tireless efforts, HWC’s Board of Directors established the Dr. Frederic H. Kass III, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund. This fund is designed to support students in Washington County pursuing a career in the healthcare field. The fund is made possible by individuals and organizations who have given generously to support it.

“Over the last 37 years, Hospice of Washington County has grown to provide comprehensive end of life care for our residents and support of their loved ones,” stated Dr. Frederic H. Kass. “I am grateful to have participated in this growth and for the help Hospice has provided my patients and friends. The scholarship funds assist those pursuing careers in healthcare, and we have had very deserving recipients in the past years and hope to continue this tradition.”

In 2017, three scholarships for $1,000 will be awarded. Individuals who apply must be an employee of HWC or an immediate family member of an HWC employee; or a resident of Washington County, Maryland, who is a graduating high school senior and is accepted to an accredited college majoring in a healthcare field; or a resident of Washington County, Maryland, who is a current student at an accredited college majoring in a healthcare field with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Applications for the scholarships must be completed by April 1, 2017, and the scholarships will be awarded June 2, 2017.

Individuals who are interested in applying for the scholarship can call HWC’s Senior Director of Development, Community and Public Relations, Karen Giffin at 301-791-6360 or email kmgiffin@hospiceofwc.org. A scholarship brochure will be e-mailed to you with the guidelines. Applications that do not include all the required information will not be considered.