HSHS St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship for Continuing Medical Education

The HSHS St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary invites you to apply for the Continuing Medical Education Scholarship. Three
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to deserving students. Each scholarship award will be sent directly to the recipient’s
school to be applied to tuition, books, fees, and room and board. One of the three scholarships will be awarded with
consideration to the student’s financial need. To be considered for the need-based scholarship, please submit a copy of
your FAFSA award letter.

This scholarship is available to the following post-secondary students:
 Those who are currently enrolled and have completed, or are completing, at least one year in an accredited school
of his/her choice with the intent of receiving a degree or diploma in a health-related occupation.
 Those whose primary residence is in either Montgomery or Macoupin County—the counties served by HSHS St.
Francis Hospital.
 Those whose completed applications are received by April 15.

 Submit a paragraph of approximately 150 words explaining “Why I Have Chosen (your particular field of health
occupation) as a Career.”
 Attach two CURRENT letters of recommendation. At least one letter must be from an educator at the institution
you presently attend.
 Attach your most recent academic transcript.
 Submit a copy of your FAFSA award letter if you wish to be considered for the scholarship based on financial

A personal interview with the scholarships committee is required. A member of the committee will contact you with time
and date. All applicants will be advised of the scholarship committee’s decision. Formal announcement and presentation
will be made at the HSHS St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary General Meeting in June.

For more information, please contact the Director of Philanthropy at (217) 324-8200.


Area of Interest
School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy