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Auxiliary Scholarship

Auxiliary Scholarship

Auxiliary Scholarship

Students pursuing a career in healthcare and living in the Greater Harrisburg area are invited to apply for a scholarship award from the PinnacleHealth Auxiliary Ernest R. McDowell Health Career Scholarship program.

Any student currently attending, accepted to, or pending acceptance to, any accredited institution offering a course of education in a health career field may apply. Acceptance must be verified before scholarships are awarded. This application must be received OR postmarked by March 24, 2017 for consideration by the committee.  Recipients will be notified before June 15.  If you are not notified by June 15, you were not chosen to receive a scholarship. All applicants are invited to reapply yearly.

About The Scholarship

The scholarship started in May of 1988 with an amount of $10,000. This past year, the Auxiliary evaluated over 100 applications for the Ernest McDowell Health Career Scholarship. A total of $60,000 was allocated to 75 students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Students are invited to reapply yearly.

All recipients have been students in health career fields, which include Medical School, Pre-Med, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology and many of the technical fields. 

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