MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – The WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center Auxiliary recently announced that applications for the 2018 Landis Health Professions Scholarship Program are now available. 

The Berkeley Medical Center Auxiliary established this health career scholarship program in 2003 after receiving an endowment from the Virginia Landis Estate. Scholarships are $1,000 per year for a maximum of four years, and students must reapply each year.  

In order to quality, students must be graduating from one of the four Berkeley County public high schools and pursuing preparation and advancement into one of the following health professions – nursing, pre-med, pharmacy, or dentistry.

Applications are available in the guidance departments at all Berkeley County high schools or may be obtained by calling the University Healthcare Foundation office at 304-264-1223. The deadline for submitting an application is March 31, 2018.