Thanks to a generous $50,000 gift from HealthKeepers, Inc. for Anthem HealthKeepers Plus Medicaid Plan members, RCC is able to offer scholarships to students to take advantage of many of our disciplines
Rappahannock Community College and HealthKeepers, Inc. announce a partnership that will fund scholarships for high school juniors, seniors and recent graduates.
The scholarship, known as the RCC Anthem Scholars program, is available for students who have at least “C” grades or better and are interested in the following subject areas:
- Pre-Nursing / Practical Nursing
- Emergency Medical Services
- STEM Science
- STEM Health / Pre-Med / Pre-Physical Therapy / Pre-Dental
- Arts and Sciences for Transfer
Classes in those subject areas will be available both in class and online.
“We are very enthused to have Anthem as an educational partner,” said Dr. Elizabeth Hinton Crowther, president of Rappahannock Community College. “We feel that these funds will improve prospects and quality of life for students in our service region.”
“Anthem is proud to provide assistance to students interested in learning subjects important to the healthcare field,” said Patrick Sturdivant, President of Anthem’s Virginia Medicaid plan. “By helping these students get started in their studies, we can help ensure critical Virginia healthcare worker needs are met now and in the future.”
Students are encouraged to apply starting on June 13 at the RCC website, at www.rappahannock.edu/anthem .
About Healthkeepers, Inc. For Anthem Healthkeepers Plus
HealthKeepers, Inc., has contracted with the Virginia Department of Medicaid Assistance since 1996, and provides managed care services to enrollees of Virginia’s FAMIS and Medicaid programs. Currently, HealthKeepers, Inc. serves approximately 289,000 Medicaid beneficiaries living in Virginia. HealthKeepers, Inc. is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. ®ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. For more information about the Anthem HealthKeepers Plus plan, please visit https://mss.anthem.com/va/Pages/aboutus.aspx .