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Besst Family Scholarship

Application Information

The Besst Family Scholarship was established by Kara Besst, chief executive officer at Gritman Medical Center, and her husband, Tim, in appreciation of the Junior Volunteer Program. Each year a graduating senior, in the Junior Volunteer Program, who shows outstanding academic achievements, participates in extracurricular activities and has leadership skills as a Junior Volunteer is awarded a $500 scholarship.

Use of Scholarship: Scholarship(s) may be used to help pay for expenses (tuition, fees, room, board, books) at any accredited institution for higher learning.

Eligibility to Apply: Applicants are graduating seniors and have participated in the Junior Volunteer Program at Gritman Medical Center. Applicant requirements include a contribution of a minimum of 40 documented hours to the Junior Volunteer Program. Applicants do not need to pursue a medical career to apply for this scholarship.

Application Process:

  • Submit a completed application form.
  • Provide a current, complete unofficial or online transcript that must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken. Grade reports are not accepted.
  • Provide a letter(s) of reference from a teacher, counselor, principal or job supervisor.

The application deadline is March 29, 2021, at 5 p.m.

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

If you have any questions please contact Gritman Foundation at 208-883-6231.

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The Besst Family Scholarship

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      Gritman Foundation
      700 Main St
      Moscow, Idaho 83843
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