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2021 Auxiliary Scholarships!

February 17, 2021

2021 Auxiliary Scholarship Information!



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     February 17, 2021



Sue Walker

Auxiliary Scholarship Chairwoman



Applications Now Available as Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary Set to Award 2021 Scholarships


Gibson City, IL—February 17, 2021 –The Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) Auxiliary is excited to announce several health career scholarships for students living in the hospital service area. Eligibility will be limited to students living in the GAH service area who are interested in completing coursework in an accredited medical field.


The winners will receive scholarships in the amount of $2,000.00.  At the start of the fall semester in September 2021, $1,000.00 will be given, with another $1,000.00 at the beginning of the spring semester in January 2022.  These funds may be used towards paying tuition, lab fees, room and board, books, or uniforms.


There are other scholarships available as well.  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 interested in a career in an accredited medical field and who live in Ford County or who have graduated from a Ford County school. These may be awarded for studies in the following fields:  X-ray Technology, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Pharmacy and Medical Technology.


In addition, the CEDF Foundation will award a $2000.00 scholarship, the Auxiliary Gift Shop will award a $1,000.00 scholarship, and The Verna Buck Scholarship Fund will award two $2,000.00 scholarships for any student pursing a degree in nursing.  The Ed Bein and Anita Meyer Memorial Scholarship will award $1,000.00 for studies in the medical field.


The GAH Auxiliary hopes that all scholarship recipients will return to Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services to begin their healthcare careers if the right position is available. 


Scholarship materials may be obtained online at  For any questions regarding the scholarships or application instructions, please contact Sue Walker at 217-784-8705. 


Please note that there are two separate documents to download:  a scholarship application and a scholarship agreement. Both require the applicant’s signature. Instructions must be followed carefully to be eligible for consideration.


Selection of all scholarship winners will be based on application information and financial need.


The deadline for the receipt of the application materials is March 30, 2021. Notification to scholarship recipients will be made prior to the Auxiliary Spring Banquet.


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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