Buffalo Hospital Foundation will award ten scholarships to students in Wright County who plan to pursue health care careers in their post-secondary education. Buffalo Hospital Foundation continues to support local youth and encourages more students to enter the medical field professionally.
The Foundation will give a total of ten $1,000 scholarships this year to a student from each of the nine local school districts, as well as home-school or private school students. Students must meet the following selection criteria:
- students must be pursuing a health care degree
- acceptance at either a two or four-year secondary education institution for Fall of 2016
- previous volunteer, work or life experiences in health care
- home-school or private school student must show proof of residency in Wright County
There will also be three additional $500 scholarships from the Wright County Area United Way that will be awarded to students from the Buffalo, Monticello and St. Michael-Albertville area. This scholarship is open to all public, home-school and private school students in these areas.
For a copy of the Buffalo Hospital Foundation scholarship application, please contact a local school district guidance counselor. Home-school or private school students may contact Paula Slocum at 763-684-6800 for more information. Applications must be received by Thursday, March 31, to be considered eligible.
Eligible school districts are: Annandale School District #876, Buffalo, Hanover, Montrose #877, Dassel-Cokato School District #466, Delano School District #879, Howard Lake/Waverly School District #2687, Maple Lake School District #881, Monticello School District #882, Rockford School District #883 and St. Michael-Albertville School District #885.