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Now Accepting Applications for the Goodrich Scholarship

Students Pursuing Degrees in Health Fields Encouraged to Apply

Applications for the Samuel M. Goodrich, M.D., Endowed Healthcare Scholarship are now available to students enrolled in healthcare or healthcare-related fields of study.

Interested students should have completed a minimum of two years of study toward their healthcare program or have been accepted into their selected graduate program. Preference is given to current or former residents of Baldwin County, but other qualified applicants will also be considered.

To request an application, please contact Susan Scruggs, Development Officer with Navicent Health Foundation, at

Completed applications should be mailed to the following address:

Goodrich Scholarship, Navicent Health Baldwin, c/o Administration

821 North Cobb Street

Milledgeville, Ga. 31061.

Applications must be received by May 31, 2019.

The Samuel M. Goodrich, M.D., Endowed Healthcare Scholarship was established to honor the legacy of Dr. Samuel M. Goodrich, who was an esteemed practitioner of Women's Health in Milledgeville for nearly 40 years. He delivered thousands of babies and was deeply committed to all of his patients. He took great pride in bringing the most current advances in his medical specialty to the Milledgeville community. Now in its eleventh year, 45 Goodrich Scholarships have been awarded to date.

About Navicent Health

Navicent Health, the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia, is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Providing more than 1,000 beds and offering care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region, Navicent Health provides care for healthcare consumers' through an academic medical center; community, pediatric and rehabilitation hospitals; urgent care centers; physician practices; diagnostic centers; home health; hospice and palliative care; and a life plan community. Navicent Health is dedicated enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally-recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. For more information, please visit

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