Morris Hospital Foundation Offers Healthcare Scholarships
February 14, 2017 – The Morris Hospital Foundation is once again offering scholarships to individuals pursuing education in healthcare. The scholarships are intended to encourage education in any health-related course of study while enhancing the availability of healthcare providers in the local community.
The $1,000 Carol Harrington Endowed Scholarship, the $1,000 Relucio Family Healthcare Endowed Scholarship, and the $1,000 Daniel Aaron Wolfer Healthcare Scholarship are for individuals who have been accepted into, or are currently enrolled in, a hospital-related health care curriculum at an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school. Applicants for these three scholarships must reside in one of the 19 communities served by Morris Hospital, which include: Braceville, Braidwood, Channahon, Coal City, Dwight, Gardner, Kinsman, Marseilles, Mazon, Minooka, Morris, Newark, Ottawa, Ransom, Seneca, South Wilmington, Verona, Wilmington and Yorkville.
Residents of Illinois who have been accepted into or are currently enrolled in an accredited medical school, nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant program can apply for the Hugo Avalos Scholarship, which awards up to $5,000 to a single individual.
Additionally, Morris Hospital offers three, $1,000 Morris Hospital Foundation Scholarships exclusively to Morris Hospital employees and their dependents pursuing undergraduate education in healthcare. In order to be eligible, employees must have been employed for at least one year at the time the scholarships are announced.
Students may apply for as many scholarships as they would like by checking the appropriate boxes on the scholarship application form, available online at morrishospital.org/scholarships. A separate application is available for the Hugo Avalos Endowed Scholarship.
Completed applications must be postmarked by April 3, 2017. Scholarship winners will be announced in May.
For more information, contact the Morris Hospital Foundation at 815-705-7021.
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