Boca Raton Florida’s Estela Arco Gives Back With Scholarship Fund

BOCA RATON, FL, October 02, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Estela Arco Scholarship for Healthcare Students is now accepting applications for its 2024 award. Valued at $1,000, this scholarship aims to support aspiring healthcare professionals who display academic excellence, a passion for the healthcare field, a desire for personal growth, and creative problem-solving skills. With a deadline of March 15, 2024, this scholarship offers students across the country the opportunity to offset the costs of their education while also furthering their career in healthcare.

Established in honor of Estela Arco, a distinguished pharmacist dedicated to advancing pharmaceutical care, the scholarship will be awarded to one exceptional student pursuing an undergraduate degree in a healthcare field or a current high school student planning to enroll in a healthcare-focused university program. As a seasoned professional with years of experience overseeing pharmacy operations, maintaining licensures, and spearheading initiatives to improve patient services, Ms. Arco firmly understood the value of nurturing and encouraging the next generation of healthcare leaders. Her legacy lives on through this scholarship for driven, compassionate students seeking to make a difference in healthcare.

To apply, students must meet a set of eligibility criteria, including a demonstration of outstanding academic performance, a genuine passion for the healthcare sector, a desire to expand their personal and professional skills, and excellent problem-solving abilities when faced with complex issues. As part of the application, students are required to compose a compelling essay under 1000 words in response to the following prompt:

“Outline a notable obstacle presently encountered within the healthcare sector and suggest a creative remedy to effectively tackle it.”
This essay will allow applicants to showcase their critical thinking abilities and provide insightful perspectives on pressing challenges within healthcare.

The winner, who will be announced on April 15, 2024, will not only receive $1,000 to offset educational expenses but will also gain recognition for their commitment to healthcare and development as a future leader in the field. As Estela Arco‘s legacy, this scholarship has continued her mission of empowering aspiring professionals to gain the knowledge and skills to transform healthcare.

Estela Arco built an enduring impact on pharmaceutical care through her trailblazing career. Now in its second year, the scholarship established in her honor aims to identify students poised to carry on her legacy of excellence in healthcare. At a time when the field needs dedicated professionals pushing boundaries and uplifting others, this scholarship seeks to nurture exactly those types of leaders.

To learn more and submit an application, visit All eligible students passionate about shaping the future of healthcare are strongly encouraged to apply. With the deadline nearing, now is the time to take the next step on the path to meaningful impact.

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