A BETTER TOMORROW
CAN START TODAY.
A quality education really can change someone’s life. All they need is a chance. Portage Community is helping students here and abroad alter the course of their lives by pursuing a career in healthcare.
PROVIDING ACCESS TO EDUCATION
Supporting students with a passion for healing their communities.
WHO WE ARE
We’re a nonprofit organization working to remove barriers that would prevent someone from completing their educational journey.
WHAT WE DO
We offer scholarships, mentoring, professional development, and academic support for students with a passion for healthcare without the means to pursue an education.
WHY DO WE EXIST?
Watch this and find out.
MENTORS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE
"Mentoring has provided a compass to step by step get me mentally and emotionally through one of the hardest challenges of my life. My mentors brought out my courage, certainty, and it was there to guide me when I could find my footing. I am ever thankful for their light and wisdom- beautiful partnership"
INVESTING IN MORE THAN EDUCATION
From our backyard to the DR
Founded in 2019, Portage Community is a 501(c)(3) serving nursing and medical students in western Pennsylvania and in the Dominican Republic.
Our international program serves medical students in the Dominican Republic. Through your support, we offer full medical school scholarships and full living expenses to students who otherwise could not afford it.
WHAT WE OFFER
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Through educational opportunities and support, we assist students in making their dreams a reality.
We meet our future medical professionals in the depths of their struggles and help them rise to their full potential.
We partner with experts in health care and education to create connections and provide new opportunities for students.