(2/1/13) Application forms for Partners of Black River Memorial Hospital's health career scholarships are now available at the hospital, at area high schools, universities and technical colleges. The deadline for submitting applications is April 15th.
There are four health career scholarships available: a Health Career Scholarship for $2,000 to a third-year or above college student who has been accepted in a health related program at a non-technical college or university; a Technical College Scholarship for $1,000 to a student who has been accepted in a technical college and is pursuing a health career; David and Donna Demask Certified Nursing Assistant Scholarship for $400 to a student who has been accepted into a certified nursing assistant program; and the Mary Larkin Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 to a student who has been accepted in a healthcare program in a technical college or a university and is pursuing a patient care health career.
Applicants must be a resident of Jackson County, a graduate of a Jackson County High School or currently employed at a healthcare facility/agency in Jackson County for a minimum of one year.
Selection of the scholarship recipients will be done after the April 15th deadline, by a committee composed of members of the Partners of BRMH, a Guidance Counselor from a Jackson County High School and a health professional from the community. Scholarships will be awarded on or before August 15th or before the start of the program.