OSF St. Joseph Auxiliary Offers Health Care Scholarships

4/15/2014 - Bloomington, Illinois

Applications are now available for the OSF St. Joseph Auxiliary health care scholarship program, which awards scholarships annually to area students enrolled in health care-related fields such as nursing, radiology, and physical therapy, or area students attending medical school. 

The Auxiliary will award $3,000 in scholarships to employees of OSF St. Joseph Medical Center or their immediate family members, a $2,000 scholarship to one area student, and a $1,000 scholarship each to two area students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Qualified students must be enrolled in a health care-related program at an accredited institution for the fall 2014 semester.

Applications can be picked up Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from the OSF St. Joseph Foundation office, located in Eastland Medical Plaza I, Bloomington; or from the Auxiliary Gift Shop, located near the medical center’s Birthing Center entrance. 

Applicants will be asked to submit an application, official transcripts, a personal statement, and two letters of reference. Top candidates will be invited for an interview. The deadline for applications is June 2, 2014. 

Those awarded scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year include: Maria Luisa Hernandez, Jenna Necessary, and Kaley Necessary, all of Bloomington; and Sarah Fehr of Fairbury. 

The Auxiliary is a function of the OSF St. Joseph Foundation, and supports OSF St. Joseph Medical Center through fundraising and public relations activities. To learn more about the Auxiliary, please visit the OSF St. Joseph Auxiliary website.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Sue Necessary
Community Relations Coordinator
(309) 665-5748