Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation Awards Scholarships to 88 Students Pursuing Careers ...


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"The journey you are embarking on is not just a career; it is a calling.

A calling that requires compassion, empathy, and a fundamental desire to help others," says Sunitha Reddy, executive director of the Dr. Reddy Family Foundation, which awarded $155,000 in scholarships to 88 students pursuing careers in the health sciences Thursday in California's High Desert.

The students range in age from 16 to 54 and "from high school students overcoming significant hardships to single mothers pursuing their dreams of healthcare service, each recipient has demonstrated academic excellence and a sincere commitment to serving the healthcare needs of the community," Reddy says in a press release.

The Dr. Reddy Family Foundation, founded in 1989, has awarded more than $1.8 million in scholarships to more than 850 students since its inception, per a press release, which notes that this year's record number of applicants saw a record number of applications.

The foundation was founded by Dr. Prem Reddy, CEO of Prime Healthcare, who has donated millions to various charities supporting health education, college scholarships, public healthcare education, and free community clinics, per the press release.

The recipients of Thursday's scholarships, who spoke at the ceremony and received their awards from Dr. Carol Lee, an emergency medicine residency program director at Desert Valley Hospital Read the Entire Article


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