Health career scholarships available

NEW ULM — Scholarships are available for the 2019-2020 school year for students who are interested in a career in the medical field or are currently pursuing their nursing degree.

Medical scholarships for high school students are available through the Physicians Group of New Ulm to graduating seniors from New Ulm High School, Cathedral High School or Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School.

Applications for the high school scholarships can be received at local high school guidance offices or by calling Anna Bastian at 507-217-5400. Physicians Group of New Ulm scholarship applications are due March 1, 2019. Five $500 scholarships will be given to qualifying students with an expressed interest in a health care related field.

The following health care scholarships are available through the New Ulm Medical Center Foundation. Go to www.allinahealth.org/ newulm and select the Foundation page link for more information and to download the scholarship applications. If you should have questions please call the Foundation office at 507-217-5188. New Ulm Medical Center Foundation scholarship applications are due April 1, 2019.

The Charlotte West Anderson Scholarship will be awarded to a student who resides in New Ulm or the surrounding area and is pursuing a degree in a health care field. Applicants must have been accepted into an accredited health care program. One $5,000 scholarship will be given to one recipient pursuing a degree in health care.

The Ida Ozias Nursing Scholarship is available to students living in the New Ulm are who are entering their second year into an accredited nursing degree program at a post-secondary institution. One $1,000 scholarship will be given to one recipient pursuing a nursing degree.

The Mary E. Paquay Nursing Scholarship is available to students who are residents in the New Ulm, St. George or West Newton area who have been accepted and will be entering an accredited nursing degree program at a post-secondary institution and intend to pursue a career at New Ulm Medical Center. One $5,000 scholarship will be given to one recipient pursuing a nursing degree.

The Carol L. Ryberg Nursing Scholarship is available for students who are residents of Brown County and have been accepted into an accredited BA or BSN nursing program at a post-secondary institution. One $4,500 scholarship will be given to one recipient pursuing a nursing degree.

The Kay Witt Nursing Scholarship is available to students who are New Ulm or surrounding area residents and have been accepted in an accredited BSN degree program at a post-secondary institution and intend to pursue a career at New Ulm Medical Center. One $2,500 scholarship will be given to one recipient pursuing a nursing degree.

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