First Choice offers scholarships
First Choice by Select Health of South Carolina is offering two scholarships to qualified applicants furthering their education or pursuing a second career in 2014. The annual First Choice member scholarship program is open to all First Choice members. Applications are due by Sat., March 15. Select Health offers the First Choice Medicaid health plan to South Carolina residents and is part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies.
The First Choice member scholarship program began in 2010, when Select Health pledged $200,000 over 10 years to members of the community through its Caring10 initiative. Applications and complete information about this scholarship program are available at www.selecthealthofsc.com/community/scholarship/index.aspx.
To date, six recipients have benefitted from this scholarship, attending such schools as Charleston Southern University, Claflin University, Clemson University, the University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina Aiken.