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Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to June 11

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MACOMB, Ill. – The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2021-22 academic year, open to those pursuing a career in a healthcare-related field. The deadline to submit an application has been extended to Friday, June 11.

Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000. The Auxiliary to MDH and the MDH Foundation established funds for students to help financially fulfill their academic goals.

The Auxiliary Scholarship Fund assists students enrolled in a curriculum leading to a healthcare-related field or MDH employees wanting to expand their skills through additional course work, job-related seminars, or professional certification programs.

Those scholarships available include:

- Carolyn J. Baumann Nursing Scholarship

- Haldon and Hazel Curless Nursing Scholarship

- Gabbert Nursing Scholarship

- Helen Meek Scholarship

- Gayle and Ron Peterson Nursing Scholarship

- Dr. George Roodhouse Health Career Scholarship

- Maxine Simeral Scholarship

- Ruby Teel Health Career Scholarship

- Donna M. Twomey Nursing Scholarship

- Winona Winter Nursing Scholarship

Applications are available in the Human Resources Department (lower level of the Hospital) or online at For more information, contact MDH Human Resources at (309) 836-1577.