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GAH Auxiliary to Award Nine Scholarships

January 14, 2016

GAH Auxiliary to Award Nine Scholarships

The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary is excited to announce they have nine scholarships to award this year.

Scholarships this year include two $2000 scholarships and a $1000 scholarship from The Verna Buck Fund. These three scholarships are designated for nursing students only.

The GAH Auxiliary will also be offering two scholarships for $2000 for students choosing a career in any medical field.

The Arthur and Ane Jensen Noland Family Scholarship Fund and the William and Viola Garrett Scholarship Fund will each be offering a $1000 scholarship for students who live in Ford County or who have graduated from a Ford County school. They may be awarded for any school work leading to a career in any medical field.

In addition, the CEDF Foundation will be awarding a $2000 scholarship for any student pursing a degree in nursing.

This year’s final scholarship will be awarded from the Christina Medrano, M.D. Scholarship fund. This scholarship is for $1000 and is for any work in a medical field.

Upon completion of their educations, the GAH Auxiliary hopes that all scholarship recipients will return to the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services to begin their new careers.

Scholarship materials may be obtained from the guidance office in area schools, from Sue Walker at 217-784-8705 or online at

For any questions regarding the nine scholarships offered this year please contact Sue Walker at 217-784-8705.

Please note that there are two documents that require the applicant’s signature.

The deadline for the receipt of the application materials is March 9, 2016. Notification to scholarship recipients will be made prior to April 13, 2016.

How to Contact Us

To contact Gibson Area Hospital directly call (217) 784-4251. For Security Concerns please call the Security Officer at (217) 784-2370. For general questions or comments about the GAHHS website, fill out the form on the contact page or email .

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