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Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington Auxiliary offers health care scholarships

Friday, March 30, 2007

Application deadline is April 15

Students who are residents of Burlington and pursuing a post-secondary course of study in health care are eligible for scholarships through Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington Auxiliary.

The hospital is offering a $5,000 scholarship for students enrolled in medical school, a $3,000 scholarship for those pursuing a bachelor's degree, and a $1,500 scholarship for students pursuing a 2-year degree.

Deadline for applications is April 15, 2007.

"Supporting students interested in pursuing a career in health care is part of our mission,'' said Connie Herrick, regional manager, volunteer services, Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington. "The need for nurses, radiology technicians, physicians, and pharmacists continues to grow."

For more information or to request an application, please call Connie Herrick at 262-767-6450 or log onto Application materials are also available at the Information Desk in the hospital lobby.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Andy Johnson (262) 767-6267

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