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Physicians Honor Beverly White-Seals with Scholarship


Contact:         Sharon Sopp, 410.740.7646,

For Immediate Release

Columbia, MD With the assistance of Michael Silverman, M.D., the Professional Staff of Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (HCGH) recently established a $10,000 Howard Community College (HCC) scholarship in honor of Beverly White-Seals for her leadership and dedication to the hospital.

During her more than six years as a member of the HCGH Board of Trustees, the last two as its chair, White-Seals was instrumental in encouraging HCGH to more fervently pursue its mission. Not only did she identify the needs of underserved populations, she developed solutions to address those needs. In addition, she stressed the importance of diversity and was instrumental in establishing the hospital’s Diversity Council.

Scholarship applicants must be majoring in an HCC health care program, be a participant in the college’s Career Links Program, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a Howard County resident and have financial need. The scholarship will provide funding for tuition, books, and fees. In addition to the funding, the recipient will have the opportunity to spend a day shadowing Dr. Silverman at the hospital. 

For more information about scholarship application, please call the HCC Educational Foundation Office at 410-772-4450.

If you would like to contribute to the scholarship fund, please call the Howard Hospital Foundation at 410-740-7840.

Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine since 1998 is a 219-bed, not-for-profit, health care provider located in Columbia, Maryland. Serving the community since 1973, the hospital, with a professional staff of over 800 physicians and allied health professionals, representing more than 70 specialties and subspecialties, and a workforce of more than 1,700, has grown into a comprehensive, acute-care medical center that offers a full range of services, from neonatal care and oncology to outpatient treatment and critical care.