The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary will offer eight scholarships this year for students going into the medical field.
This year the GAH Auxiliary is proud to announce it will be offering three Verna Buck Scholarship for those going into nursing. Two of these are $2000 scholarships and the third is a scholarship for $1000.
The GAH Auxiliary is also offering two, $1500 for those students interested in nursing and x-ray technology.
There are two other scholarships, each for $1000, from the Arthur and Ane Jensen Noland Family Scholarship Fund and the William and Viola Garrett Scholarship Fund. These scholarships are for those who live in Ford County or who have graduated from a Ford County school. They may be awarded for any school work leading to work in any medical field.
The last scholarship comes from the Christina Medrano, M.D. Scholarship fund. It is worth $1000 and is for any work in the medical field. It has no other restrictions.
The scholarship applications may be obtained online at www.gibsonhospital.org/auxiliary or from the guidance office in area schools. You may also get an application by calling Sue Walker at 217-784-8705. She will also answer any questions you may have.
The deadline for the receipt of the application is March 17, 2014. Notification to scholarship recipients will be made prior to April 20, 2014.
Applications and letters of reference should be sent to:
Auxiliary Scholarship Chairwoman
538 Hager Ct
Gibson City, IL 60936