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Education

Applications available for Perry Memorial Hospital Auxiliary scholarships

PRINCETON — The Perry Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has announced open application acceptance for the 2020 Abbie Jean Gunning Memorial Scholarship and Harold Morine Scholarship.

Abbie Jean Gunning was the first Auxiliary president. The Morine Scholarship is an award bequeathed by Harold Morine in memory of his wife, Marilyn Morine, who was a nurse at Perry Memorial Hospital. A total of four Abbie Jean Gunning Memorial Scholarships will be given and one Harold Morine Scholarship will be given.

Scholarships are available to recent high school graduates as well as advance degree candidates who have a permanent residence within Bureau County. Students must be pursuing healthcare career options related to hospital, clinical work including (but not limited to) nursing, radiology, lab technology, physical or occupational therapy and pre-med.

Applicants must prove a demonstration of academic achievement accompanied by high school or college transcripts, volunteer or work history and health related activities. Applicants must be planning to attend a post-secondary institution for a health career field of study.

To apply for either scholarship, interested students may obtain an application packet by visiting the Perry gift shop or visit perrymemorial.org to download a copy. Completed applications must be returned to Perry Memorial Hospital, attention Perry Gift Shop, by 4 p.m. April 1. Incomplete or late application packets will not be accepted. Scholarship recipients will be notified of their award. For more information, contact Donna Braida at 815-866-5791.

The Perry Memorial Hospital Auxiliary was founded in 1948. The Auxiliary has been committed to supporting Perry Memorial Hospital and its mission to provide compassionate, quality health services. Thousands of dollars of medical equipment are purchased each year with proceeds from the Auxiliary, the Auxiliary hospital gift shop and fundraising events.

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