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Kish Hospital Auxiliary taking applications for scholarship

The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary is offering scholarships for DeKalb County residents pursuing healthcare studies, including nursing, radiology, pre-med, medical and ancillary health services professions.

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria to eligible: (1) legal address in DeKalb County, (2) immediate family member employed by Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, or (3) be a volunteer in good standing through the Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital volunteer program with at least 20 hours of service. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic merit and career goal.

Application and instructions are available at www.nm.org/about-us/northwestern-memorial-foundation, from the Volunteer Services office at the hospital, or by calling 815-756-1521, ext. 153372.

Applications must be received in the Volunteer Services office by 4:30 p.m. May 6 or postmarked no later than that same date. Applicants will be notified of award by May 27.

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