Valley West Hospital Auxiliary offers health care scholarships

SANDWICH – The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary is offering scholarships for residents pursuing health care studies.

The deadline for filing applications is June 1.

Applicants must be 18 years or older, reside in the area served by Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital, and enrolled in or plan to enroll in health care curriculum for the 2019-20 school year. Eligible areas include Sandwich, Earlville, Plano, Somonauk, Leland, Yorkville, Bristol, Sheridan, Serena, Millington, Millbrook, Big Rock, Hinckley, Newark and Waterman.

Additional requirements for applicants include letters of reference, a photo, a profile written by the applicant that includes their occupational choice and goals, school transcripts and proof of acceptance in a professional program at an accredited educational institution.

Applications and instructions are available at www.nm.org/about-us/northwestern-memorial-foundation and at the hospital gift shop.

For information about the scholarships, call volunteer coordinator Deanna Francis at 815-786-3775.

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