ChristianaCare Donates $500k for HBCU Health Care Scholarships

To strengthen and diversify the health care workforce for years to come, ChristianaCare will provide $500,000 in scholarships to 10 students in Delaware who plan to pursue degrees in health care.

Administered through the HBCU Week Foundation, each scholarship will provide $12,500 per year in financial support over four years and will include a paid internship at ChristianaCare.

“At ChristianaCare, we recognize that we are best able to deliver high-quality, equitable, safe care to everyone when our workforce reflects the rich diversity of the communities we serve,” ChristianaCare President and CEO Dr. Janice E. Nevin said in a statement announcing the scholarships. “We are proud to partner with the HBCU Week Foundation in this exciting initiative that will create new opportunities for young people in our community to pursue careers in health care – and potentially join us as expert, caring partners in the health of our neighbors.”

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