Dr. Scott E. Gaines Scholarship Fund

Dr. Scott E. Gaines

Scholarships are awarded each year in honor of Dr. Scott E. Gaines, one of the founders of Owensboro Health Multicare in Madisonville, who died from cancer in August 2013. Dr. Scott Gaines was a pillar of our community. He believed in family, leadership, and especially "his people" of Hopkins County.

When Dr. Gaines completed his medical training, he used his skills to better the medical community and the greater community as a whole. Dr. Gaines had the vision to improve healthcare across the region.

Just as earlier medical leaders gathered to form Trover Clinic, he had a vision, to further access to care in Hopkins County, especially through primary care, which was not a focus at that time. This led to the formation of Multicare Specialists and expanded choice in health care service for our region. Through Owensboro Health, these expanded two in healthcare remain.

Dr. Gaines was a natural leader, who inspired those around him to be better healthcare providers and people. He was a wonderful teacher to whom many health care professionals owe a debt of gratitude for the training he provided. His “students” provide quality health care throughout this region of our country. Dr. Gaines loved his patients, and they certainly loved him.

He exemplified what it meant to be faithful to family, workplace, and community. His legacy lives on in all that he has touched. This scholarship allows his legacy to live on A copy future generations.

Two $2500 scholarships will be awarded in May. Each student will receive $1250 per semester in the 2019-20 during the academic year.

Deadline: April 1, 2019


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• Must be a student of the Hopkins County school district
• High school GPA minimum 2.5
• ACT minimum score 18
• Proof of acceptance into Kentucky college/university


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Please provide an essay explaining how you believe this scholarship would allow you to be a part of his legacy. The essay should not exceed 2 typed pages, double-spaced, size 12 font.

Please Include

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1. Typed essay
2. Two reference letters from a current teacher, coach, educational administrator or clergy
3. Completed application
4. Copy of high school transcript and ACT scores
5. By submitting the form below, you give permission to Owensboro Health to use your essay and photo

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