The Carrel K. Sumner Family Memorial Scholarship fund is established with the Med Center Health Foundation through a gift made by Clara Sumner and Med Center Health. The purpose of the Scholarship Fund is to pay tribute to Carrel K. Sumner and to recognize the contributions which he made to Med Center Health.
Mr. Sumner devoted over 38 years of his life to healthcare in Southcentral Kentucky through his service to Med Center Health. His legacy will continue to change lives, and improve the health of our community for many generations to come.
The scholarship is for the Fall 2021–Spring 2022 academic year. It includes $5,000 per year, payable over two semesters, which may be awarded to one student or divided between two students.
To qualify for the Carrel K. Sumner Family Memorial Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Dependent child of a regular full-time or regular part-time employee of Med Center Health.
- Full-time undergraduate student at Western Kentucky University, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, or other accredited college in Bowling Green by fall semester in which the scholarship will be awarded. Area of study and its appropriateness to healthcare will be considered.
- Recipients must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 in each semester that the award is received.
The award is not renewable; however, recipients may re-apply and will be considered for the award in subsequent years.Sumner Scholarship Application