In order to be considered for a Carespring Hero Scholarship Fund an applicant must:

  • Be a current employee or an unmarried child or stepchild of a current employee of Carespring or one of its ¬†ffiliates. “Child” shall include natural children, legally adopted children or stepchildren who are dependent upon the employee for support and maintenance and are less than 26 years of age;
  • Be an employee (or parent of a dependent child) and must be a full-time employee of Carespring, or one of its affiliates, and have worked at least 1,250 hours over the previous 12 months prior to the application deadline. (Full-time is defined as regularly scheduled to work a minimum of 30 hours/week).
  • Be enrolled, or have been accepted, into one of the following programs at a nonproprietary college or university: Nursing – RN, LPNand BSN; Therapy – Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathologist, Accredited Physical Therapy Assistant orAccredited Occupational Therapy Assistant-working to
    obtaintheir degree and carry at least 3 credit hours per term;
  • Have a minimum GPA (Grade PointAverage) of 2.5 if already attending college or a minimumGPA of 2.5 if a graduating senior inhigh school;


  • Provide a letter o freference from within Carespring, or one of its affiliates, if a current employee or if a qualified dependent child provide a letter of reference from some one within one of the Carespring facilities or anynon-relative qualified to judge the character, integrity and potential of the applicant;
  • Submit a brief essay, not to exceed 2 pages, that outlines their career goals and motivation for their educational pursuit;

The amount of the scholarship award shall be determined by the Carespring Hero
Scholarship Selection Committee in cooperation with the Cincinnati Scholarship
Foundation, the administrator of the Fund and a 501-c-(3) non-profit organization.

April 30, 2017

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