Molina Healthcare of Illinois and the MolinaCares Accord has announced the winners of the COVID-19 Scholarship program. The program is awarding ten (10) $10,000 scholarships to students who reside in Illinois and have completed their COVID-19 vaccine as of November 1, 2021. To be eligible for the scholarship program, students needed to be a resident of Illinois enrolled in a community college, university, technical or vocational school, and be fully vaccinated as of November 1, 2021. The winners of the program also needed be able to demonstrate financial need based on federal poverty guidelines.
As part of the scholarship program students were asked tell their story of how they adapted to changes during the pandemic. Applications received contained essays, stories, videos and poems.
Here are this year’s scholarship winners
About The MolinaCares Accord:
Established by Molina Healthcare, Inc., The MolinaCares Accord oversees a community investment platform created to improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged populations by funding meaningful, measurable, and innovative programs and solutions that improve health, life, and living in local communities. The MolinaCares Accord funds such measures through The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) established in 2020 by Molina Healthcare, Inc.
About Molina Healthcare of Illinois:
Molina Healthcare of Illinois has been providing government-funded, quality health care since 2013. The Company serves members through Medicaid and Medicare-Medicaid programs throughout Illinois. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, served approximately 4.7 million members as of June 30, 2021. For more information about Molina Healthcare of Illinois, visit MolinaHealthcare.com.