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The Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation announced on Thursday that they will be offering scholarships for certified EMT/Paramedics and Certified Nurse Assistants.

The Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is offering scholarships to EMT/Paramedics and CNAs pursuing a degree in nursing. For more info visit Logo courtesy of

To meet the requirements, applicants have lived or currently live within the Salida Hospital District which skirts Chaffee, western Fremont, and northern Saguache counties. They must also be attending an accredited university in the fall of 2021 to pursue a degree in nursing.

Applications must be submitted by July 9, 2021 to be considered. To find the guidelines you may visit, HRRMC Scholarships.

Applications should  be emailed to Lezlie Burkley at or sent by the deadline to the HRRMC Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee, P.O. Box 429, Salida, CO 81201.

The scholarship amount will be determined by the committee based on the number of applications received and financial needs.

To request a paper application or receive more information, applicants can call the HRRMC Foundation at 719-530-2218.