DECATUR – Macon County high school graduates can apply for several different 2024 scholarships awarded through the Decatur Memorial Foundation and Decatur Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
Decatur Memorial Foundation Agriculture Scholarships: Two $5,000 scholarships are awarded each year to high school graduates who have selected a career in agriculture at a two- or four-year college. Applicants must be a high school senior or undergraduate. Deadline is Feb. 15.
Dr. Thomas W. Samuels Nursing Scholarship: This $2,500 scholarship is awarded each year to a student pursuing a nursing degree at Richland Community College. Applicants must be a high school senior or already enrolled in Richland’s nursing program. Deadline is Feb. 15.
Dr. Richard H. Fritz Nursing Scholarship: This $5,000 scholarship is awarded each year to a high school graduate who has selected a career in nursing at a two- or four-year college. Applicants must be a high school senior or undergraduate. Deadline is Feb. 15.
Decatur Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Healthcare Support Professionals Scholarships: Three $5,000 scholarships are awarded each year to high school graduates pursuing a career at a two- or four-year college in a healthcare support profession (nursing, X-ray tech, lab tech, pharmacy tech, etc.). Deadline is Feb. 15.
Dr. Joseph Schrodt Science Scholarship: This four-year scholarship of $750 per academic school year is awarded to a student who is a senior at Sullivan High School and pursuing a science-related degree, license or certification in one of the following fields: medicine, engineering, bioengineering, physics, chemistry, health-related discipline or physical or occupational therapy. Deadline is March 20.
Additional information including applications and submission instructions are available at memorial.health/DMF
on the education assistance tab.
The Decatur Memorial Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organized in 1995. The foundation accepts tax-deductible donations to help further the mission of Decatur Memorial Hospital to improve lives and build stronger communities through better health.
For more information, contact the Decatur Memorial Foundation at 217-876-2146.