Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation
Founded in 1989, the Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation has donated millions to charities supporting healthcare and education – locally, nationally and globally. On a local level, millions of dollars have gone towards educational grants, scholarships and building libraries. National causes include supporting free community clinics and causes such as the March of Dimes. On a global level, the foundation supports Samaritan’s Purse by donating equipment used in clinics across poverty stricken regions around the world. The foundation also funds clean water initiatives, childhood vaccinations programs, educational grants, new medical clinics and medical missions to treat blindness with free cataract removal surgeries and pediatric congenital heart defects.
The scholarship program was created to reward students who have achieved academic excellence while being involved in school and community services. The program is open to all High Desert residents who are enrolled in an accredited program leading to a healthcare or medical related career. The Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation has awarded more than $1,400,000 in scholarships since 1994.
2022 Scholarship Application
Submit your application and all supporting documents by 5:00 pm on Friday, April 15, 2022.
Download the application here.
Questions? Please contact Andrea Bell at 760-381-8913 or scholarships@ReddyFamilyFoundation.org.
2021 Virtual Scholarship Awards Ceremony
Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation Awards High Desert Students Scholarships for Careers in Healthcare
On Thursday, May 27, 81 outstanding High Desert students benefited from scholarships provided by the Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation, located on the campus of Desert Valley Hospital. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 awards ceremony took place virtually with Daniela Gonzalez-Negrete, a nursing student at Victor Valley College, serving as one of the keynote speakers. From high school students entering universities to single mothers pursuing their dreams of healthcare service, each recipient has demonstrated academic excellence and a sincere commitment to service.
“This year’s scholarship recipients have amazing stories of hard work and perseverance,” said Sunitha Reddy, director of the Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation. “Each individual was selected for their passion to put others first and a commitment to make lives and our community better. We are grateful for the opportunity to support their dreams and future in medicine.”