The Falmouth Hospital Medical Staff is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship awards to graduating area high school students. The Medical Staff will award four scholarships of $1,000 each to qualified students, as determined by the Medical Staff Scholarship Committee. The Medical Staff awards scholarships to students from the Upper Cape towns of Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee and Sandwich who will be pursuing their education at a college, university or trade school. To be eligible for one of the scholarships, a student must: • Be a high school senior who resides in Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee or Sandwich • Be accepted to a university, college or trade school • Have a demonstrated need for financial aid • Complete the scholarship application which includes: o An essay of no more than 500 words describing how Falmouth Hospital or Falmouth Hospital physicians have positively impacted your family and/or friends. o Your plans for financing your education and your need for the scholarship. o A copy of your high school transcript. o Two letters of reference from people with knowledge of such things as your scholastic achievement, community/volunteer activities, leadership qualities, and career potential. Family members and personal friends are excluded as references. To obtain a scholarship application, please contact the Falmouth Hospital Administration Office at 508-457-3500. Completed applications must be received no later than Friday, May 25, 2018. Scholarships will be awarded in July 2018. Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With more than 450 physicians, 5,300 employees and 790 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare has two acute care hospitals, the Cape’s leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, an assisted living facility, and numerous health programs. For more information, visit Cape Cod Healthcare’s web site at www.capecodhealth.org. Cape Cod Healthcare. Visit our health news site www.capecodhealthnews.com for the latest in relevant and credible healthcare news.