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Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (HRRMC) Foundation announced this week that it is offering scholarships for certified EMT/Paramedics or Certified Nurse Assistants who live within or are from the Salida Hospital District. The scholarship application deadline is July 8, 2022.

The Colorado Mountain College nursing program includes practical experience in the workplace. Image courtesy of CMC.

The Salida Hospital District encompasses all of Chaffee, western Fremont and northern Saguache counties. Applicants must be attending college in the fall of 2022 pursuing an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.

The scholarship application can be emailed to or sent to the HRRMC Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee, P.O. Box 429, Salida, CO 81201.

To download the guidelines and one-page application, go to, click on the HRRMC Foundation tab and then click on the Foundation Scholarships tab. Choose the Guidelines and Application under the Career Advancement section.

For more information, email or call Lezlie Burkley, HRRMC Foundation Director at 719-530-2218.

The HRRMC scholarships help address a healthcare employee shortage in the Central Colorado Rockies, being experienced in several counties and by several healthcare facilities.