SANDWICH – The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary is offering scholarships for local residents pursuing healthcare studies. The deadline for filing applications is June 1.
Applicants must be 18 years of age and older, reside in the area served by Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital, and enrolled in or plan to enroll in healthcare 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.
Application and instructions are available at www.nm.org/about-us/northwestern-memorial-foundation; and at the hospital gift shop. For more information, call Volunteer Coordinator Deanna Francis at 815-786-3775.