60th Anniversary

Scholarships, Capital Projects & Designated Funds


Harold & Opal Plumley Scholarship: A four-year, $6,000 scholarship for a graduating senior from Henry County High School planning a career in health care. You can download a scholarship application or call (731) 644-8266 to have one mailed to you.

Volunteer Auxiliary Tribute Scholarship: The HCMC Volunteer Auxiliary awards three scholarships to qualified high school seniors in the amount of $2,000 each.  To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be a legal resident of Henry County, TN
  • Be a graduating high school senior of the current school year
  • Intend to pursue a degree or certification in the medical field (excluding optometry, dentistry, and veterinary)

Click here to download the application for the Volunteer Auxiliary Tribute Scholarship

The application is available each year in the Guidance Office of Henry County High School after January 8 and through March 31.  Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office before April 6.  For more information contact Meagan Hart, HCMC Volunteer Coordinator, at (731) 644-8267

F.E. Wright Endowment: A $10,000 endowment for a Henry Countian studying radiology at Jackson State Community College.

The Cancer Care Center of Henry County offers scholarships for students.  To learn more, go the the Cancer Care Center website and select the scholarship tab:  www.cancercarecenter.org

Rosie Baker Memorial Medical Scholarship: This scholarship was established by family and friends of Rosie Baker. Home Health & Hospice at HCMC developed the scholarship and raise the funds for it each year. This year, two students will receive the award at $1,000 each.

Click here to learn about the current fundraisers for the scholarship fund

Download the scholarship application here.

Capital projects

Through the years, the Paris and Henry County Healthcare Foundation has supported such capital projects as the Walking Trail at Henry County Healthcare Center, Expansion of the Skilled Rehabilitation Center, the building of the new EMS Lake Station and the development of the Cardiac Rehab Program. Additionally, the Foundation has purchased much needed equipment for the organization and is currently raising funds to purchase a newborn hearing screener. To make a donation, or for more information on how to make a contribution towards upcoming capital projects, call the Foundation office at (731) 644-8266.

Designated Funds

The Paris and Henry County Healthcare Foundation has several established designated funds for activities at HCMC and within the community. The money raised for these specific funds is used only for these endeavors.

  • Caring Hearts Fund

    Founded in 2010, the Caring Hearts Fund was established to assist the Capital Improvements many people in our local communities who have been touched by cancer. Caring Hearts strives to provide comprehensive patient/family support services and community outreach to Henry, Stewart, Weakley, Benton and Carroll Counties. The fund provides financial assistance for medical bills, prescriptions, nutritional supplements, insurance co-pays and deductibles, and transportation assistance to those who have a financial need.  Download the brochure here.  Click here to download the application for assistance.

  • Sounds of Hope

This fund is utilized to off-sets the overhead costs of providing sound-based therapies to individuals with learning and communication related difficulties. Integrated Listening Systems is a non-invasive auditory re-education program, which helps the listener achieve fast, efficient auditory processing skills. The unique listening programs “exercise” the visual, auditory and balance systems simultaneously, improving mental and physical capabilities as well as self-confidence. Clients as young as 2 ½ can benefit from iLs with no age limit for adults. A typical program involves 23-30 sessions that last approximately an hour and a half, with 1 or 2 three-week breaks in the middle. iLs has consistently shown success in improving attention difficulties, auditory processing difficulties, reading difficulties, learning difficulties, self-esteem as well as alertness, focus and energy.

  • Hospice Angels of Light Benevolent Fund

    Since HCMC Hospice is non-profit and owned by the citizens of Henry County, the program will accept patients who reside in Henry County regardless of their ability to pay. Donations to this fund supplement the care of those patients who have limited benefits or no coverage.

To learn more about these funds as well as others, contact the Foundation at (731) 644-8266.

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