Candidates must submit completed applications by
Friday, June 21. To receive an application or apply, visit ALMH.org/Foundation.
The foundation’s Healthcare Career Educational Grant program
provides financial support for higher education for future and
current hospital employees. Applicants are expected to make a
one-year work commitment to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for
“Our educational grant program helps us attract the best talent to
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital and helps our current staff
continue to sharpen their expertise,” said Sarah Helm, executive
director of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation. “That
helps us fulfill our mission to improve the health of the people and
communities we serve. And it’s all possible because of the generous
donors to the foundation.”
In addition to certified nursing assistants, other
medical professions that qualify for educational funding include
registered nurses, certified registered nurse anesthetists,
radiological technologists, surgical technologists, medical
laboratory technician, medical laboratory scientist,
cytotechnologists and histotechnicians.
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Applicants must have been accepted into their selected schools, which must be an
educational institution or program that is fully accredited by an agency
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The grant can be used to assist with prerequisites prior to acceptance into a
selected program. Awards are available to cover up to 100% of upfront costs.
Grants are awarded at the following levels: technical courses and associate’s
degrees, up to $10,000; baccalaureate degrees, up to $20,000; and graduate
degrees, up to $30,000.
For more details about the foundation’s healthcare career educational grant
program, call 217-605-5006.
[Michael Leathers, MHS]