Granville Health System Foundation Now Accepting Applications for the 2010 Sam Perry Memorial Scholarship Program


Granville Health System Foundation Now Accepting Applications for the 2010 Sam Perry Memorial Scholarship Program


OXFORD, NC (January 4, 2010) – The Granville Health System Foundation has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2010 Sam Perry Memorial Scholarship Program.


The Foundation established the scholarship fund in honor of Sam Perry, a physician’s assistant (PA) whose specialized medical care had earned him deep respect from both patients and peers throughout his career.


The scholarship will be awarded by the Foundation to a Granville County resident who has been accepted into a two-year or four-year Allied Health Program at an accredited school and who intends to pursue a career in the allied health care field. Programs eligible for this scholarship include clinical laboratory sciences, physical therapy, occupational therapy, radiological science, pharmacy, RN, BSN, AND, LPN, dentistry and related careers, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner.

The deadline for submitting applications is March 31, 2010. The Scholarship recipient will be selected by the Foundation Board in May 2010, using established criteria. A monetary award of five hundred dollars ($500.00) will be paid toward the recipient's tuition in August 2010, upon verification of acceptance into an approved program. This is a one-time scholarship, but individuals may reapply for as many years as they are in school.

To obtain an application packet, please visit the GHS Foundation website at or contact:


Janet Herzberg, Community Relations Director
Granville Health System
1010 College Street
Oxford, NC 27565
Ph. 919.690.2148


About the Granville Health System Foundation

The mission of Granville Health System Foundation is to serve as a charitable resource for Granville Health System, supporting its commitment to providing quality health care to all citizens of the community, where they work and live. The Foundation builds support for GHS and provides financial resources to purchase new equipment, develop new services, maintain and improve facilities, and recruit new health professionals to Granville County. For more information about the Granville Health System Foundation, or to make an online contribution, please visit The Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization and all contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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