are awarded to students pursuing careers identified by Abraham
Lincoln Memorial Hospital as relating to its present and future
clinical care needs. Award amounts range from $1,500 for a CNA, up
to $10,000 for an associate degree, up to $20,000 for a bachelor’s
degree and up to $30,000 for graduate degrees. Recipients will
complete a work obligation at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital upon
completion of their program.
Applicants must be currently attending or accepted into a fully
accredited school for their chosen field of study, and demonstrate a
cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
“Since 2013, the ALMH Foundation has awarded over $450,000 in
funding to students pursuing healthcare degrees.
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"This program is a win for the student, the hospital, our
patients and our larger community. Investing in education to strengthen local
healthcare is possible thanks to the generosity of our donors,” said Sarah Helm,
executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Detailed guidelines and application forms are available for
download at ALMH.org/foundation. Completed applications are due April 1, 2021.
For more information about the ALMH Healthcare Career Education Grant Program,
contact Helm at 217-605-5006 or email
[Memorial Health Systems]