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Healthcare Careers Scholarship applications due March 30

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March 06, 2012]  March 30 is the deadline for the 2012 Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation Healthcare Careers Scholarship.

Scholarships may be awarded to students pursuing careers identified by Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital as relating to its present and future needs. Award amounts range from $10,000 for an associate degree up to $30,000 for graduate degrees. For every $2,500 awarded, the recipient is contractually obligated to a one-year employment contract at ALMH.

Graduating high school seniors, as well as students further along in their health career studies, are eligible to apply. Preferred career fields this year are nursing (ADN or BSN), physical therapy, medical laboratory technology and nurse anesthesiology (CRNA).

Applicants must be residents of Logan County, currently attending or accepted into a fully accredited school for their chosen field of study, and demonstrate a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale while maintaining a B average in core classes.

Detailed scholarship guidelines and application forms are available for download at

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Applicants are also required to simultaneously submit an ALMH job application specifically for the foundation scholarship. This application is available at:

Both completed applications are due on March 30.

For more information about the ALHF Healthcare Careers Scholarship Program, contact Marty Ahrends, ALHF executive director, at 605-5006.


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