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Applications Now Available as Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary Set to Award Eight Scholarships in 2019

December 11, 2018

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

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

For students choosing a career in any medical field, the GAH Auxiliary offers two scholarships in the amount of $2000, and the GAH Gift Shop offers a $1000 scholarship.

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. These may be awarded for any school work leading to a career in any medical field.

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

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

Scholarship materials may be obtained from the guidance office in area schools or online at For any questions regarding the 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, 2019. Notification to scholarship recipients will be made prior to the Auxiliary Spring Banquet in April.

Applications and letters of reference should be sent to:

Sue Walker

Auxiliary Scholarship Chairwoman

538 Hager Ct.

Gibson City, IL 60936

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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