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KHERF Scholarship

Encouraging Excellence is the focus of the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation's annual Hospital Employee Scholarship. In this competitive scholarship, the Foundation assists deserving individuals interested in improving their abilities to provide quality care in Kansas. Any individual who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited Kansas school for health care is invited to apply. Preference will be given to current hospital employees. Click here to access the guidance and application.

Scholarship Program Partners

The Kansas Association of Health Care Executives provides scholarships to individuals seeking a degree in health care administration.

To support those working in human resources, the Kansas Hospital Human Resources' Association provides scholarships to be given to individuals wanting to work in HR in a hospital setting.

The Kansas Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society provides a scholarship to an individual seeking a degree or certification in a technical Health IT-related field. 

The Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation

KHERF was established in 1969 and redesigned in 1998 as a 501(c)3 organization. The Foundation is designed to be funded through contributions, grants and educational fees. KHERF's objectives are to identify, create and support projects and solutions that improve health delivery and support opportunities for education of Kansas hospitals' leadership and personnel.

If you would like to make a contribution to KHERF to support the Leadership Fund and the scholarship program, or if you would like to add a new scholarship to the KHERF Health Care Scholarship Program, please contact Susan Cunningham at (785) 233-7436 or send your contribution to KHERF, 215 S.E. Eighth Ave., Topeka, KS 66603-3906. Contributions are tax deductible.

Vision:

A heath care community working together to improve access, quality and the value of health care for all Kansans

Mission:

Facilitating collaboration and innovation to improve health delivery for Kansas communities

Progress Report

The 2014 KHERF Progress Report highlights achievements and successes during the past 12 months.

Organization

KHERF has an 12-member board of directors. The Kansas Hospital Association is the sole member of KHERF. The directors are KHA members and others who support the vision and values of the Foundation.

 

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