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High School School Scholarship

Torrance Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce the continuation of a scholarship program to encourage and support students seeking healthcare careers. This year's scholarship program will award $12,000 in scholarships. Scholarship applications are available to high school seniors planning to pursue coursework toward a degree, license or certification in the healthcare industry's most in-demand hospital professions: as a registered nurse, clinical laboratory scientist, computed tomography technologist, echo technician, nuclear medicine technologist, mammography technologist, occupational therapist, occupational therapist assistant, pharmacist, physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, radiation therapy technologist, radiologic technologist, respiratory therapist, speech pathologist, surgical technician, or ultrasonographer. Graduating high school seniors may apply for one of the $1,000 scholarships.

These scholarship funds were made possible by the medical center and the community's support of the Torrance Memorial Health Care Foundation's Holiday Festival, and golf tournament.

2012 High School School Scholarship Award Recipients

Name Program  
Maciel Gonzalez
Juliette Langit Nursing
Katelynn Collins
Grace Davis
Angelina Nacionales
Vanessa De La Torre
Olivia Chavez
Clinical Lab Scientist  
Alysha Kim
Occupational Therapist  
Bridgette Kielhack
Physical Therapist  
Eun Sung Choi
Michelle Imamura Pharmacist  
Brittany Collins Radiologic Technologist  

Awarded Amount: $1,000 each

How To Apply


  1. Plans to enroll in a program of study in a designated healthcare career:
    • Clinical Laboratory Scientist
    • Computed Tomography Technologist
    • Echo Technician
    • Mammography Technologist
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Occupational Therapist Assistant
    • Pharmacist
    • Physical Therapist
    • Physical Therapist Assistant
    • Radiation Therapy Technologist
    • Radiologic Technologist
    • Registered Nurse
    • Respiratory Therapist
    • Speech Pathologist
    • Surgical Technician
    • Ultrasonographer
  2. Resident of South Bay. Zip Codes: 90245, 90247-49, 90250, 90254, 90260, 90266, 90274-75, 90277-78, 90501-10, 90710, 90717, 90731-32, 90744, 90745-46.
  3. Graduate of South Bay High School in 2013
  4. Satisfactory Grades
  5. Permanent Resident of the United States or U.S. Citizen

Application Process

  1. Completed application, copy of transcripts, and letter of recommendation from instructor, counselor or employer sent to by TBA:
    Scholarship Committee
    Human Resources Department
    Torrance Memorial Medical Center
    3330 Lomita Blvd.
    Torrance, CA 90505
  2. Announcement of recipients will be made by: TBA
  3. Scholarships will be awarded upon receipt of proof of enrollment as a full-time student in a designated career field of study.

Selection Process
To be selected by a committee of Torrance Memorial staff after consideration of the applicant's academic achievement, financial need, commitment to completion of education and intent to engage in the occupation.

Click here to download a Scholarship Application

Closing Date for Application for 2013: TBA

Announcement of Winners for 2013: TBA