Scholarship guidelines and application
available for download from
www.almh.org or from local high school and local college
guidance departments. Completed applications are due on April 7.
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Permanent residents of Logan County or eastern Mason County and 2006
and past graduates of Lincoln Community High School, Mount Pulaski,
Olympia, Hartsburg-Emden or Illini Central high schools are eligible
to apply. Students who have already been accepted into medical
school, nursing school, pharmacy school or some other health care
professional training program are especially encouraged to apply.
A completed three-page application, two pages of essay answers,
an official transcript of high school or college grades, and at
least two character reference letters comprise a completed
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The top applicants, as judged by their academic achievement,
financial need, personal character, career preparation, educational
plan and career goals are invited to interview with a panel of
foundation leaders, as well as current and retired health care
professionals, to compete for $4,500 in scholarships.
Community members wishing to financially support local students
pursuing careers in health care may send contributions to the
Healthcare Careers Scholarship Fund at the Abraham Lincoln
Healthcare Foundation, 315 Eighth St. in Lincoln.
For more information about the scholarship program, contact Marty
Ahrends at (217) 732-2161, ext. 316, or visit
[Marty Ahrends, executive director of community development,