From an Enloe Medical Center Press Release

North State students studying to be doctors may have an added incentive to return to Northern California to practice medicine after they graduate. The Invest in the Future scholarship will award selected recipients $3,000 annually toward education and training. Applications are being accepted through Jan. 31.

The scholarship, sponsored by Enloe Medical Center, is set up through the North Valley Health Education Foundation.

It is open to students who intend to return to Northern California and who are attending an accredited medical or osteopathic school or are residents in an ACGME-accredited programs within the United States. Preference will be given to applicants who graduated from a high school in Butte, Glenn, or Tehama counties or from California State University, Chico.

“These scholarships create relationships with future physicians from our region and demonstrate Enloe’s interest in strengthening our medical community with local talent,” said Marcia Nelson, M.D., vice president and chief medical officer at Enloe Medical Center.

This will be the second year that the scholarship has been offered through a partnership with Enloe and North Valley Health Education Foundation. To learn more and apply, visit, or access the application directly at Applications must be submitted by Jan. 31. Interviews will be scheduled for the week of March 5.

For questions on the application, please email

The North Valley Health Education Foundation, a nonprofit corporation established in 1973, educates people about health related issues and financially supports students involved in the health sciences, through several scholarships. In addition to helping facilitate the Enloe Invest in the Future Scholarship, the foundation is accepting several other scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 school year, at