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Ephraim McDowell Auxiliaries offering scholarships

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The Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital and Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital Auxiliaries are each offering an Auxiliary Health Care Scholarship for the Fall 2021-Spring 2022 school year.

In addition to these, the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital Auxiliaries are each offering a Teen Scholarship. The Scholarships are available to high school seniors. The application deadline is March 15, 2021.

To be eligible for the Auxiliary Health Care Scholarship, high school students must be in the top 25 percent of their class, have a minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 1000 and have the intent to enter into an approved health care career program at an in-state regionally accredited college or university. This scholarship is only for high school seniors in Boyle, Lincoln, or Mercer counties.  The Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Auxiliary Health Care Scholarships are for $1,000 for the first semester and renewable for the second semester if the recipient earns a 2.5 or higher grade point average for the initial semester. The Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital Auxiliary Health Care Scholarship is an award of $500 for one semester.

To be eligible for the $500 Teen Scholarship, high school students must be in the top 25 percent of their class, have a minimum ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 1000, and must have participated in the Auxiliary Teen Volunteer Program while in high school and have the intent to enter into an approved health care career program at a regionally accredited college or university in-state.

Additional scholarships available are the Sherry Colleen Durbin Memorial Scholarship which will be awarded to a high school senior in Boyle County and the Keith & Vicki A. Darnell Scholarship which is available to a high school senior from Boyle, Casey, Garrard, Lincoln, Mercer or Washington counties.  Both of these scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who has been accepted into an approved health care career program at an in-state regionally accredited college or university.  Both awards are $500 for one semester.

The programs of study that are eligible for coverage are at the discretion of Ephraim McDowell Health and subject to change.

To apply for the scholarships, individuals should print and complete an EMH Health Care Scholarship Application available on-line at www.emhealth.org in the Careers section and include scholastic records and recommendations from at least two instructors and one guidance counselor/advisor.  Completed applications and other documentation should be forwarded to Ephraim McDowell Health’s Human Resources at 217 South Third Street, Danville, KY 40422 by March 15, 2021.

For more information, please call (859) 239-3453.