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Bogan Scholarship application open for 2024

June 5, 2024 | By Emilie Jacques

Copper Shores Community Health Foundation is proud to announce the 2024 James Bogan Health Administration Scholarship to a deserving resident of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw or Ontonagon county. The scholarship is for $5,000 for a student in a master's level program that will help advance their career in healthcare administration. Applications are due July 12, 2024. 

Funding for this scholarship has been made possible by Copper Shores in honor of James Bogan, MBA, FACHE. Bogan was the longtime CEO of Portage Health.

Interested students must complete an application form and cover letter as outlined in the application and return to Copper Shores by the deadline of July 12, 2024. Late applications will not be considered. Applications can be emailed to or mailed to Copper Shores Community Health Foundation; 400 Quincy St.; PO Box 299; Hancock, MI 49930.

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The scholarship applicant must meet the following criteria to apply and be considered for funding.

  • The student must be enrolled/accepted into a Master’s level program at an accredited institution/program of education. Acceptable programs include a Master’s in Business Administration, Master’s in Public Health, Master’s in Health Administration, Master’s in Public Administration; or Master’s in Nonprofit Administration.
  • Proof of acceptance must be provided with the application.
  • The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA or meet the education institution’s minimum GPA and academic requirements for maintenance in the enrolled program.
  • The student must be a resident of the four-county area identified above.
  • The student must be intending to maintain or advance their career within a health-related occupation/administration opportunity.
  • The student must submit a cover letter and accompanying essay in support of their application.

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