February 9th, 2009

Great River Friends is accepting applications for $1,000 scholarships for the 2009-2010 school year. Scholarships are for high-school seniors and adults who are or have been in the workforce and want to transition into the health-care field.

Great River Friends is a community of donors and volunteers who support Great River Medical Center with their gifts of time, talent and treasure.

Scholarship criteria include:
• 3.0 minimum grade point average
• Must live or attend schools in Great River Medical Center’s service area (approximately a 60-mile radius of Burlington)
• ACT or SAT score(s)

Scholarship applications are available on the hospital’s Web site, www.greatrivermedical.org, or by calling Great River Medical Center’s Volunteer Services Department at (319) 768-3340. Applications must be postmarked by Saturday, March 14.