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Healthcare Scholarships for Southwest Iowa Students; New Nursing Scholarship Announced

February 17, 2021

ATLANTIC –   Cass County Health System (CCHS) and its affiliate organizations have released their scholarship applications for the upcoming school year, including a new scholarship designated for nursing.

“CCHS is proud to be actively involved with the education of the next generation of nurses by serving as a clinical site for local and regional nursing programs. The addition of this scholarship is just one more way to positively contribute to the future of nursing. There is no better place to make that investment than in our rural communities, where we know students and their families have experienced the importance of high-quality rural healthcare. It is our goal to retain our best and brightest talents right here at home,” said CCHS Chief Nursing Officer Amanda Bireline.

2021 Scholarships

  • CCHS offers a $500 scholarship to a southwest Iowa student who is enrolled or accepted into a nursing program. Deadline is April 1, 2021.
  • CCHS offers a $500 scholarship to a southwest Iowa student pursuing a degree in a health-related career. Deadline is April 1, 2021.
  • CCHS Auxiliary provides grant-in-aid scholarships for students pursuing a health-related career. Deadline is April 1, 2021.
  • CCHS Foundation offers $10,000 in scholarships to students who are enrolled and have been accepted into a nursing or medical doctor educational program. The scholarships were established by a bequest from Louie and Elsie Hansen. Deadline is April 1, 2021.

Applications are available here, and can be turned in to the Public Relations Office by the respective deadlines listed above. For more information, contact Kat Niemann, Communications Specialist, at 712-250-8022. 

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