Community First Health Plans Announces Scholarship Opportunity for Expectant Mothers

Community First Health Plans Announces Scholarship Opportunity for Expectant Mothers

Applications are now available for the Maternal Scholarship Program

SAN ANTONIO – Jan. 19, 2022 – Community First Health Plans is excited to announce the Empowering Pathways: Maternal Scholarship Program applications are now open and available to expectant mothers to apply at

“I am pleased that we have made available scholarships for deserving expectant mothers through the Community First Empowering Pathways program.” says Theresa Scepanski, President and CEO of Community First Health Plans. “This scholarship provides a wonderful opportunity to expand educational resources to future women leaders in our healthcare industry.”

The Empowering Pathways: Maternal Scholarship Program provides recipients funding for career training and the opportunity for a full-time career in the healthcare industry. Additionally, resources are provided to ensure each recipient’s success. Career certificate programs include:

  • Acute Care Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician

The scholarship program is based on the following criteria.

  • A pregnant Community First Health Plans Member at time of application
  • At least 18 years of age
  • A resident of any City Council District within San Antonio
  • High school graduate/GED recipient
  • Able to access the internet

Community First members interested in taking advantage of this opportunity should apply at Deadline to apply is Friday, January 28, 2022.


Community First Health Plans was established in 1995, by the University Health System, specifically to begin providing health care coverage to the citizens of Bexar and the surrounding seven counties. As the only locally owned and managed, non-profit health plan in the area, our commitment to our members is to provide great health care benefits backed by outstanding service, delivered by people who live right here in South Texas. Our goal is to make San Antonio have more successful health outcomes by putting the community first. Learn more at